Enforcement & Justice

Enforcement and Justice work together to strengthen community safety by responding to crimes and community challenges associated with legal and illegal drugs.

Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act Video

The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act can provide some legal protection for individuals who stay and seek emergency help during an overdose. This act can provide some legal protection for the person who seeks emergency help during an overdose, anyone at the scene when help arrives, as well as the individual experiencing the overdose.

As outlined in the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act, you can be protected from:

The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act does not protect from more serious offences including:


This item was last modified on November 2, 2018