1. The general framework; 2. The legal nature and basic principles of belligerent occupation; 3. Human rights and belligerent occupation; 4. The maintenance of law and order in occupied territories; 5. Legislation by the occupying power; 6. The judicial system in occupied territories; 7. Protection of the civilian population under belligerent occupation; 8. Special protection in occupied territories; 9. Destruction, spoliation and pillage of property in occupied territories; 10. Seizure and requisition of property in occupied territories; 11. Other major issues relating to belligerent occupation; 12. The termination of belligerent occupation; Conclusion.
Addresses some fundamental issues underlying the regime of belligerent occupation.
Yoram Dinstein is Professor Emeritus at Tel-Aviv University. He is a former President of the University, as well as former Rector and former Dean of the Faculty of Law. He served twice as the Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Law at the US Naval War College in Newport. He was also a Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, a Meltzer Visiting Professor of Law at New York University, and a visiting Professor of Law at the University of Toronto. Professor Dinstein has written extensively on subjects relating to international law, human rights and the law of armed conflict, including: War, Aggression and Self-Defence (Cambridge, 6th edition, 2017), The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Armed Conflict (Cambridge, 3rd edition, 2016) and Non-International Armed Conflicts in International Law (Cambridge, 2014).