Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority v Wong Min - The correct approach to the question of state immunity [2008] EAT

Other than as provided by the State Immunity Act 1978, a State is immune from the jurisdiction of the UK courts. A State may waive immunity - by expressly doing so, or by taking steps in the proceedings. Furthermore, cases involving the private employment rights of individuals contracted, in the UK, by a commercial agency of a State do not attract immunity (see Sec 4).

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