The Director acting in good faith and without malice in
the discharge of the duties required by this Title, shall not thereby be
rendered personally liable for any damage that may occur to persons or property
as a result of any act or by reasons of any act or omission in the discharge of
such duties. Any suit brought against the Director or duly authorized
representative of the Director because of such act in the scope of their duties
or omission performed by them in the enforcement of any provision of this Title
or other pertinent laws or ordinances implemented and enforced by the City shall
be defended by the City until final termination of such proceedings, and any
judgement resulting therefrom shall be assumed by the City.
This Title shall not be construed to relieve from or lessen the
responsibility of any person owning, operating or controlling any electrical
installation equipment or product for any damages to persons or property caused
by defects, nor shall the Bureau or City be held as assuming any such liability
by reason of the inspections authorized by this Title or any permits or
certificates issued under this Title.