National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (S. 2182)[...]
SEC. 1012. OFFICIAL IMMUNITY FOR AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES ENGAGED IN INTERDICTION OF AIRCRAFT USED IN ILLICIT DRUG TRAFFICKING.
(a) EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall not be unlawful for authorized employees or agents of a foreign country (including members of the armed forces of that country) to interdict or attempt to interdict an aircraft in that country's territory or airspace if--[...]
(1) that aircraft is reasonably suspected to be primarily engaged in illicit drug trafficking; and(b) EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS OF THE UNITED STATES- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall not be unlawful for authorized employees or agents of the United States (including members of the Armed Forces of the United States) to provide assistance for the interdiction actions of foreign countries authorized under subsection (a). The provision of such assistance shall not give rise to any civil action seeking money damages or any other form of relief against the United States or its employees or agents (including members of the Armed Forces of the United States).
(2) the President of the United States, before the interdiction occurs, has determined with respect to that country that--
(A) interdiction is necessary because of the extraordinary threat posed by illicit drug trafficking to the national security of that country; and
(B) the country has appropriate procedures in place to protect against innocent loss of life in the air and on the ground in connection with interdiction, which shall at a minimum include effective means to identify and warn an aircraft before the use of force directed against the aircraft.
(c) DEFINITIONS- For purposes of this section:
(1) The terms `interdict' and `interdiction', with respect to an aircraft, mean to damage, render inoperative, or destroy the aircraft.
(2) The term `illicit drug trafficking' means illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, and other controlled substances, as such activities are described by any international narcotics control agreement to which the United States is a signatory, or by the domestic law of the country in whose territory or airspace the interdiction is occurring.
(3) The term `assistance' includes operational, training, intelligence, logistical, technical, and administrative assistance.