Yugoslavia, Socialist Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 5. Definition of Civilians
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia’s Military Manual (1988) defines a civilian as “any person who does not belong to one of the categories of persons specified in [the provisions concerning armed forces, commandos, saboteurs and parachuters]”.
The manual defines a civilian population as “the entire population of a party to the conflict which does not belong to any of the categories of armed forces”.