official immunity

Definition of "official immunity"
  1. Protection given to public officials from personal responsibility for harmful actions or failures when performing their roles
How to use "official immunity" in a sentence
  1. Due to official immunity, the mayor was not held personally liable for the city's financial loss.
  2. The principle of official immunity often protects police officers from lawsuits related to their law enforcement duties.
  3. The building inspector was able to escape a lawsuit regarding a collapsed building, thanks to the doctrine of official immunity.

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