Good Samaritans; Govt. issues Notification and SoP in compliance with Save Foundation Judgment

Good Samaritans; Govt. issues Notification and SoP in compliance with Save Foundation Judgment

Supreme Court of India in Savelife Foundation & Anr Vs. Union of India & Anr has approved the Centre’s guidelines to protect Good Samaritans, who help road accident victims, from being hassled or harassed at hospitals, police stations or courts.

In this regard, Notification dated 12-05-2015 for protection of Good Samaritan issued by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) is available here and Standard Operating Procedure for the examination of Good Samaritans by the Police or during trial dated 21-01-2016 issued by MoRTH is available here.