General Laws

Section 53. No officer or enlisted person shall be liable, either civilly or criminally, for any damage to property or injury to any person, including death resulting therefrom, caused by him or by his order, while performing any military duty lawfully ordered under any provision of this chapter, unless the act or order causing such damage or injury was manifestly beyond the scope of the authority of such officer or enlisted person and except as otherwise provided by chapter two hundred and fifty-eight.