Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 155. Defence of Superior Orders
Egypt’s Penal Code (1937) provides that a public officer is not liable for acts committed pursuant to the order of a superior if he/she could reasonably believe that the order was lawful and if he has made necessary investigations and assured himself of the legitimacy of the order. 
Egypt, Penal Code, 1937, Article 63.
Egypt’s Military Criminal Code (1966), which is silent on the defence of superior orders, provides that in case of silence, general rules should be applied. 
Egypt, Military Criminal Code, 1966, Article 10.