Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 5. Definition of Civilians
Madagascar’s Military Manual (1994) states that the term “civilian person” means “any person who does not belong to the armed forces and who does not take part in a levée en masse”. 
Madagascar, Le Droit des Conflits Armés, Ministère des Forces Armées, August 1994, Fiche No. 2-SO, § B; see also Fiche No. 2-O, § 5.