Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
Section A. Definition of mercenaries
At the CDDH, Zaire stated that it considered that paragraph 2(c) in Article 42 quater of the draft Additional Protocol I (now Article 47) “was greatly weakened by the inclusion of the second clause” requiring a promise of “material compensation substantially in excess of that promised or paid to combatants of similar ranks and functions”. 
Zaire, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. VI, CDDH/SR.41, 26 May 1977, p. 160, § 100.