Related Rule
South Africa
Practice Relating to Rule 9. Definition of Civilian Objects
South Africa’s LOAC Manual (1996) states: “Civilian objects. This refers to any object which is not a military objective.” 
South Africa, Presentation on the South African Approach to International Humanitarian Law, Appendix A, Chapter 4: International Humanitarian Law (The Law of Armed Conflict), National Defence Force, 1996, § 24(e). This manual is also included in Chapter 4 of the Draft Civic Education Manual of 1997.
South Africa’s Revised Civic Education Manual (2004) provides that a “civilian object” is “any object which is not a military objective”. 
South Africa, Revised Civic Education Manual, South African National Defence Force, 2004, Chapter 4, § 47(e).