Practice Relating to Rule 122. Pillage of the Personal Belongings of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Singapore’s Armed Forces Act (1972), as amended in 2000, provides:
Every person subject to military law who –
(a) steals from or, with intent to steal, searches the person of anyone … captured in the course of warlike operations, or … detained in the course of operations undertaken by the Singapore Armed Forces for the preservation of law and order or otherwise in aid of the civil authorities … shall be guilty of looting and shall be liable on conviction by a subordinate military court to imprisonment.