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State Immunity Act 1978

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(1)This Part of this Act does not affect any immunity or privilege conferred by the M1Diplomatic Privileges Act 1964 or the M2Consular Relations Act 1968; and—

(a)section 4 above does not apply to proceedings concerning the employment of the members of a mission within the meaning of the Convention scheduled to the said Act of 1964 or of the members of a consular post within the meaning of the Convention scheduled to the said Act of 1968;

(b)section 6(1) above does not apply to proceedings concerning a State’s title to or its possession of property used for the purposes of a diplomatic mission.

(2)This Part of this Act does not apply to proceedings relating to anything done by or in relation to the armed forces of a State while present in the United Kingdom and, in particular, has effect subject to the M3Visiting Forces Act 1952.

(3)This Part of this Act does not apply to proceedings to which section 17(6) of the M4Nuclear Installations Act 1965 applies.

(4)This Part of this Act does not apply to criminal proceedings.

(5)This Part of this Act does not apply to any proceedings relating to taxation other than those mentioned in section 11 above.

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