Manual of Military Law: War Office, 1907 (Google eBook)

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1907 - Military law - 802 pages
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Page 477 - ... disclose or discover the vote or opinion of any particular member of the court-martial, unless required to give evidence thereof, as a witness, by a court of justice, in a due course of law. So help you God.
Page 155 - Cherbury gives an interesting account of the education of a highly-born youth at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Page 248 - The property of municipalities, that of institutions dedicated to religion, charity and education, the arts and sciences, even when State property, shall be treated as private property. All seizure of, destruction or wilful damage done to institutions of this character, historic monuments, works of art and science, is forbidden, and should be made the subject of legal proceedings.
Page 241 - Prisoners of war are in the power of the hostile Government, but not in that of the individuals or corps who captured them. They must be humanely .treated. All their personal belongings, except arms, horses, and military papers, remain their property.
Page 220 - Our sovereign lord the king chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of king George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the king.
Page 244 - To destroy or seize the enemy's property, unless such destruction or seizure be imperatively demanded by the necessities of war; h.
Page 244 - To kill or wound treacherously individuals belonging to the hostile nation or army; (c.) To kill or wound an enemy who, having laid down...
Page 245 - ... to obtain, information in the zone of operations of a belligerent, with the intention of communicating it to the hostile party. Thus, soldiers not...
Page 241 - The population of a territory which has not been occupied who, on the enemy's approach, spontaneously take up arms to resist the invading troops without having time to organize themselves in accordance with Article I., shall be regarded as belligerent, if they respect the laws and customs of war.
Page 242 - Bureau for information relative to prisoners of war is instituted, on the commencement of hostilities, in each of the belligerent States, and, when necessary, in the neutral countries on whose territory belligerents have been received. This Bureau is intended to...

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