Practice Relating to Rule 50. Destruction and Seizure of Property of an Adversary
Nicaragua’s Military Penal Law (1980) punishes “anyone who, during military operations, … destroys or illegally occupies property under the pretext of military necessity”.
Nicaragua’s Military Penal Code (1996) punishes any “soldier who … without being required by the necessities of war, burns, destroys or seriously damages buildings, ships, aircraft or other non-military enemy property”.
The Code also punishes any soldier who “unlawfully and without necessity requisitions buildings or movable property located in enemy territory”.