174 Protection of agency, Information Commissioner etc. from personal liability

(1) A relevant entity does not incur civil liability for an act done or omission made honestly and without negligence under this Act.

(2) A liability that would, other than for this section, attach to a relevant entity attaches instead to the State.

(3) In this section—

relevant entity means any of the following—

(a) an agency;

(b) an agency’s principal officer;

(c) a Minister;

(d) a decision-maker;

(e) a person acting under the direction of an agency, an agency's principal officer or a Minister;

(f) the information commissioner;

(g) a member of the staff of the OIC.