Maine Revised Statutes

§2411. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]

1. Action.  "Action" includes nonaction or the failure to take action.
[ 1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Authorized agencies.  "Authorized agencies" means:
A. Attorney General; [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]
B. District attorney responsible for prosecution in the municipality where the fire occurred; [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]
C. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, or any other federal agency, only for the purposes of section 2412; [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]
D. State Fire Marshal; [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]
E. Superintendent of Insurance; [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]
F. United States Attorney's office when authorized or charged with investigation or prosecution of the fire in question, only for the purposes of section 2412. [1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).]
[ 1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Immune.  "Immune" means that in the absence of fraud or malice, no insurance company or person who furnished information on its behalf to an authorized agency is liable for damages in a civil action or subject to criminal prosecution for furnishing information pursuant to this chapter.
[ 1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 404, §2 (NEW).

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