2017 ORS 105.834¹
Owner’s immunity from liability for theft of metal property

(1) As used in this section, “owner” means a person, including a tenant, lessee, occupant or other person, that possesses an interest in land, including but not limited to a possession of a fee title.

(2) An owner of land is not liable for personal injury, death or property damage that arises out of:

(a) Theft or attempted theft of metal property as defined in ORS 165.116 (Definitions for ORS 165.116 to 165.124) from the owner’s land; or

(b) A hazardous condition that results from theft or attempted theft of metal property as defined in ORS 165.116 (Definitions for ORS 165.116 to 165.124) from the owner’s land when the owner did not know or could not reasonably have known of the hazardous condition.

(3) The immunities provided under this section apply to:

(a) Public and private land;

(b) Roads, bodies of water, watercourses, rights of way, buildings and fixtures or structures on the owner’s land; and

(c) Machinery or equipment on the owner’s land.

(4) This section does not create or impose a duty of care upon an owner or possessor of land that would not otherwise exist under common law. [2009 c.811 §10]

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 105—Property Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors105.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 105, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano105.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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