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SUBCHAPTER C

ACTIONS AGAINST LOCAL PARTIES

 

Sec.

GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY

 

8541.  Governmental immunity generally.

8542.  Exceptions to governmental immunity.

 

OFFICIAL IMMUNITY

 

8545.  Official liability generally.

8546.  Defense of official immunity.

8547.  Legal assistance.

8548.  Indemnity.

8549.  Limitation on damages.

8550.  Willful misconduct.

 

LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES

 

8553.  Limitations on damages.

 

JUDGMENTS

 

8557.  Judgment as a bar.

8558.  Judgments against insured local agency.

8559.  Judgments against self-insured local agency and those not fully insured.

 

POWERS OF LOCAL AGENCIES

 

8563.  General powers of local agencies.

8564.  Liability insurance and self-insurance.

 

Venue, Interest and Intervention.  Section 333 of Act 142 of 1980, which repealed the act of November 26, 1978, P.L.1399, No.330, known as the Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, provided that actions under Subchapter C for claims against a local agency may be brought in and only in a county in which the local agency is located or in which the cause of action arose or where a transaction or occurrence took place out of which the cause of action arose. Section 333 further provided that no interest shall accrue in any such action prior to any entry of judgment and provided that a local agency may intervene in any action brought against an employee thereof for damages on account of an injury to a person or property based on claims arising from, or reasonably related to, the office or the performance of the duties of the employee.

Cross References.  Subchapter C is referred to in sections 762, 8337 of this title; section 315 of Title 3 (Agriculture); section 5311.1 of Title 35 (Health and Safety); section 3306 of Title 58 (Oil and Gas); section 6345 of Title 75 (Vehicles).

 

 

GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY

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§ 8541.  Governmental immunity generally.

Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, no local agency shall be liable for any damages on account of any injury to a person or property caused by any act of the local agency or an employee thereof or any other person.

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Cross References.  Section 8541 is referred to in section 8542 of this title.