Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
Georgia’s Criminal Code (1999) defines a mercenary as:
a specially recruited person who acts with the view to receive a remuneration and who is neither a national of a State party to the conflict or hostilities, nor its permanent resident and who is not sent by any other State on official duty as a member of its armed forces.
Georgia’s Criminal Code (1999) provides: “Participation of a mercenary in armed conflict or hostilities shall be punished by deprivation of liberty for a term of three to seven years.”