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Rule 51 : Public and Private Property in Occupied Territory


Rule 51. In occupied territory:
    (a) movable public property that can be used for military operations may be confiscated;
    (b) immovable public property must be administered according to the rule of usufruct; and
    (c) private property must be respected and may not be confiscated;
except where destruction or seizure of such property is required by imperative military necessity. [IAC]


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