Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 51. Public and Private Property in Occupied Territory
Section B. Immovable public property in occupied territory
The Joint Circular on Adherence to IHL and Human Rights (1991) of the Philippines provides: “Members of the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines] and PNP [Philippine National Police] shall inhibit themselves from unnecessary military/police actions that could cause destruction to … public properties.” 
Philippines, Implementation Guidelines for Presidential Memorandum Order No. 393, dated 9 September 1991, Directing the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippines National Police to Reaffirm their Adherence to the Principles of Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in the Conduct of Security/Police Operations, Joint Circular Number 2-91, Department of National Defense, Department of Interior and Local Government, 1991, 2a(4).