ICRC databases on international humanitarian law
  • Print page
Section I : Martial law -- Military jurisdiction -- Military necessity -- Retaliation - Art. 12.
    Art. 12. Whenever feasible, Martial Law is carried out in cases of individual offenders by Military Courts; but sentences of death shall be executed only with the approval of the chief executive, provided the urgency of the case does not require a speedier execution, and then only with the approval of the chief commander.


<< Previous     Up     Next >>