Related Rule
Ecuador
Practice Relating to Rule 9. Definition of Civilian Objects
Ecuador’s Naval Manual (1989) defines civilian objects as “all civilian property and activities other than those used to support or sustain the enemy’s war-fighting capability”. 
Ecuador, Aspectos Importantes del Derecho Internacional Marítimo que Deben Tener Presente los Comandantes de los Buques, Academia de Guerra Naval, 1989, § 8.1.2.