239. Restriction on rights against the Crown in relation to the armed forces.

The Crown is not immune from general liability in tort1, although the former provisions restricting the right of action in tort2 may be revived at any time where it appears to the Secretary of State that it is necessary or expedient to do so by reason of any imminent national danger or of any great emergency that has arisen or for the purposes of any warlike operations in any part of the world outside the United Kingdom or of any other operations which are to be carried out in connection with the warlike activity of any persons in any

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