Good Samaratan Laws by Province
Click on a Province to find the statues for that province.
Good Samaritain Laws were primarily developed for first aid situations to help protect rescuers voluntarily helping a victim in distress from being successfully sued in tort (i.e. for wrongdoing). They are designed to encourage people to help a stranger who needs assistance by reducing or eliminating the fear that, if they do so, they will suffer possible legal repercussions in the event that they inadvertently make a mistake in treating the victim. As of October, 2004, the specific statutes and a summary of what those laws provide area as follows: