Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

PART 8

Miscellaneous

Indemnification of inspectors, etc.

86

86.—(1) Where the Authority or a person prescribed under section 33 is satisfied that any inspector appointed by the Authority or a person prescribed under section 33 , or any employee of the Authority or person prescribed under section 33 has carried out his or her duties in relation to the enforcement of the relevant statutory provisions in a bona fide manner, the Authority or the person prescribed under section 33 , as the case may be, shall indemnify the inspector or other employee against all actions or claims howsoever arising in respect of the carrying out by him or her of those duties.

(2) No action or other proceedings shall lie or be maintainable against the Authority, any person prescribed under section 33 or any person referred to in section 34(2)(a) for the recovery of damages in respect of any injury to persons, damage to property or other loss alleged to have been caused or contributed to by a failure to perform or to comply with any of the functions imposed on the Authority, any person prescribed under section 33 or any person referred to in section 34(2)(a) .