Practice Relating to Rule 52. Pillage
Singapore’s Armed Forces Act (1972), as amended in 2000, provides:
Every person subject to military law who –
(b) steals any property which has been left exposed or unprotected in consequence of any such operations as are mentioned in paragraph (a) [warlike operations]; or
(c) takes, otherwise than for the purposes of the Singapore Armed Forces, any aircraft, vessel, arms, vehicle, equipment or stores abandoned by the enemy,
shall be guilty of looting and shall be liable on conviction by a subordinate military court to imprisonment.