Notwithstanding the provisions of section four of this article to the contrary, an owner of land owes no duty of care to keep the premises safe for entry or use by others for military, law- enforcement or homeland-defense training purposes, regardless of whether any charge is made therefor, or to give any warning of a dangerous or hazardous condition, use, structure or activity on the premises to persons entering for those purposes.
Notwithstanding the provisions of section four of this article
to the contrary, an owner of land who either directly or indirectly
invites or permits, either with or without charge, any person to
use the property for military, law-enforcement or homeland-defense
training purposes does not thereby: (a) Extend any assurance that
the premises are safe for any purpose; (b) confer upon those
persons the legal status of an invitee or licensee to whom a duty
of care is owed; or (c) assume responsibility for or incur
liability for any injury to person or property caused by an act or
omission of those persons.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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