Practice Relating to Rule 52. Pillage
Zambia’s Defence Act (1964), as amended, provides:
Any person subject to military law under this Act who –
(b) steals any property which has been left exposed or unprotected in consequence of warlike operations; or
(c) takes otherwise than for the public service any vehicle, equipment or stores abandoned by the enemy;
shall be guilty of looting and liable, on conviction by court-martial, to imprisonment or any less punishment provided by this Act.