§ 171.275 GENERAL.
   (A)   Personal liability. The Health Officer charged with the enforcement of this chapter, while acting for the jurisdiction, shall not thereby be liable personally, and is hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage that may accrue to persons or property as a result of any act required or permitted in the discharge of official duties. Any suit instituted against any officer or employee because of an act performed by the Health Officer in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this chapter shall be defended by the legal representative of the jurisdiction until the final termination of the proceeding, except as may be otherwise required by statute. The Health Officer shall not be liable for costs in any action, suit, or proceedings that may be instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this chapter, any officer of the Lake County Health Department shall be free from liability for acts performed under any of its provisions or by reason of any act or omission in the performance of official duties in connection therewith, except as may be otherwise required by statute.
(Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-1996; Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-2013)