Corrections Act 2004

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199B Liability of contractor

(1)

The Crown is entitled to be indemnified by a contractor—

(a)

against any claim arising out of any act or omission of the contractor, or the contractor’s employees or agents, for which the Crown is held liable (in whole or in part); and

(b)

for any act or omission of the contractor, or the contractor’s employees or agents, that results in damage to, or loss of, any property of the Crown.

(2)

For the purposes of determining the liability of the Crown or the contractor for any act or omission of a contractor or a contractor’s employees or agents, neither the contractor nor the contractor’s employees or agents are to be treated as agents of the Crown.

(3)

This section does not limit any other right to indemnification that may be provided in a prison management contract.

Compare: 1954 No 51 s 4C

Section 199B: inserted, on 8 December 2009, by section 5 of the Corrections (Contract Management of Prisons) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 59).