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China acts to protect Good Samaritans, in a move that could help tackle ‘bystander effect’

Good Samaritans will be protected from liability in China’s new civil code, the general provisions for which were passed on Wednesday. After deliberation on Tuesday afternoon, lawmakers changed the Good Samaritan article in the draft provisions, removing a caveat that allows those who accidentally cause injury while helping strangers in an emergency to be held liable for damages, according […]