Section 287. Neglect of duty to assist

A penalty of a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months shall be applied to any person who fails to
  1. a.
    provide assistance to the best of his/her ability to a person at obvious risk of losing his/her life or suffering considerable harm to his/her body or health, or
  2. b.
    seek to avert to the best of his/her ability, by making a report to the police or by other means, a fire, flood, explosion or similar accident that entails a threat to human life or a risk of considerable harm to someone's body or health.
Breach of the duty to assist pursuant to the first paragraph is not penalised if the duty could not be fulfilled without exposing oneself or other persons to particular risk or sacrifice.