Her Majesty's aircraft1 are immune from proceedings in rem2. In the case of imminent national danger or great emergency, or for the purposes of warlike operations or other operations carried out in connection with the warlike activity of any person, the Secretary of State3 may revive certain provisions of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 which do not otherwise apply in respect of any act or omission committed after 15 May 19874. Under these provisions, no action in tort lies against the Crown or any officer of the Crown for death or personal injury suffered by a member of the
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