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95. According to Article 24(2) of the 1923 Hague Rules of Air Warfare, “military forces” are military objectives. 96. Article 7 of the 1956 New Delhi Draft Rules states that “in order to limit the dangers incurred by the civilian population, attacks may only be directed against military objectives”. Paragraph I(1) of the proposed annex to Article 7(2) stated that “armed forces, including auxiliary or complementary organizations, and persons who, though not belonging to the above-mentioned formations, nevertheless take part in the fighting” were military objectives considered to be of “generally recognized military importance”.
41, 26 May 1977, p. 188. 1. 4. Mexico, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. 41, 26 May 1977, p. 193. Netherlands, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. 41, 26 May 1977, p. 195. ”142 149. At the CDDH, the US stated that the first sentence of draft Article 47(2) AP I (now Article 52(2)) “prohibits only such attacks as may be directed against non-military objectives. ”143 III. Practice of International Organisations and Conferences 150. No practice was found. IV. Practice of International Judicial and Quasi-judicial Bodies 151.