United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Practice Relating to Rule 24. Removal of Civilians and Civilian Objects from the Vicinity of Military Objectives
The UK LOAC Pamphlet (1981) provides: “Civilians should be removed from the vicinity of military objectives so far as possible.”
The UK LOAC Manual (2004) states: “Parties to a conflict are required, to the maximum extent feasible, to … endeavour to remove the civilian population, individual civilians and civilian objects under their control from the vicinity of military objectives”.