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SECTION 168-R
Immunity from liability
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 6-C
§ 168-r. Immunity from liability. 1. No official, employee or agency,
whether public or private, shall be subject to any civil or criminal
liability for damages for any discretionary decision to release relevant
and necessary information pursuant to this section, unless it is shown
that such official, employee or agency acted with gross negligence or in
bad faith. The immunity provided under this section applies to the
release of relevant information to other employees or officials or to
the general public.

2. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to impose any civil or
criminal liability upon or to give rise to a cause of action against any
official, employee or agency, whether public or private, for failing to
release information as authorized in this section unless it is shown
that such official, employee or agency acted with gross negligence or in
bad faith.