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The protection of water during armed conflict

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dc.contributor.advisor Botha NJ, Prof en
dc.contributor.author Gernandt L en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T11:53:32Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T11:53:32Z
dc.date.created 1999 en
dc.date.submitted 2000 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/140731
dc.description.abstract Water has been used for military purposes in the past and stilly continues today, i.e. poisoning of enemy water, attacking enemy water installations, etc. This conduct denies access to water, affects the supply of water, health, supply of electricity, etc. <br><br> Public international law, such as treaties (e.g. The 1949 Geneva Conventions), customary international law, etc, regulate the protection of water during armed conflict. <br><br> Chapter I of the dissertation analyses the public international law in regard of the abovementioned. <br><br> The application of public international law, depends on the municipal law of the state concerned. This municipal law is, in the case of South Africa, found in the 1996 Constitution. <br><br> The 1996 Constitution contains specific provisions regarding inter alia the legal obligations of the South African security services, the legal status of international agreements, as well as the application of customary international law and international law. <br><br> Chapter II of the dissertation analyses the abovementioned with regard to the legal obligations of the SA National Defence Force in regard of the subject matter. en
dc.language English en
dc.subject Law en
dc.subject Constitutional law en
dc.subject Law en
dc.subject Public international law en
dc.title The protection of water during armed conflict en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree LLM en


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