(1) Except as provided by sections 19A and 19B, nothing in those sections affects any other law relating to damages arising from loss of gratuitous care.
(2) Sections 19A and 19B do not apply to the following actions for damages—
(a) subject to subsection (3), an action for damages in respect of an injury that is a dust‑related condition within the meaning of the Administration and Probate Act 1958 ; or
(b) subject to subsection (3), an action for damages in respect of an injury resulting from smoking or other use of tobacco products, within the meaning of the Tobacco Act 1987 , or exposure to tobacco smoke.
(3) An action for damages referred to in subsection (2)(a) or (2)(b) does not include an action for damages that relates to the provision of or the failure to provide a health service.
S. 20 substituted by No. 8330 s. 2.