Osman Bin Haji Mohammed Ali v Public Prosecutor

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date28 July 1968
Docket NumberPrivy Council Appeal No 20 of 1967
Date28 July 1968
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2 cases
  • Kamil Najim Abdullah Alseran and Another v MRE and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 14 December 2017
    ...no need to specify for such armed forces the requirements stated in sub-paragraph (2) (a), (b), (c) and (d)." Thus, in Osman Bin Haji Mohamed Ali v Public Prosecutor [1969] 1 AC 430 the Privy Council held that saboteurs who were wearing civilian clothes when captured were not entitled to be......
  • Polyukhovich v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 14 August 1991
    ...law can be illustrated by taking, as an example, the facts of the case in Osman Bin Haji Mohamed Ali v Public ProsecutorINTLELR[26] [1969] 1 AC 430 where Indonesian military personnel penetrated into enemy territory (Singapore) and, in doing sabotage, caused death. Had they been acting unde......
3 books & journal articles
  • Is There a 'New' Law of Intervention and Occupation?
    • United States
    • International Law Studies No. 81, July 2006
    • 1 July 2006
    ...and Occupation? 86. See Public Prosecutor v. Koi [1968] A.C. 829 (P.C. 1967), and Osman bin Haji Mohamed Ali v. Public Prosecutor [ 1969] 1 A.C. 430 (P.C. 1968). 87. See W. Hays Parks, Special Forces' Wear of N on-Standard Uniforms, 4 CHICAGO JOURNAL OF International Law 493 (2003). 88. Pro......
  • War, Technology and the Law ofArmed Conflict
    • United States
    • International Law Studies No. 82, December 2006
    • 1 December 2006
    ...in Customary Law Study, supra note 22, at 15. Case law is supportive. See, e.g., Mohammed Ali et al. v. Public Prosecutor (1968), [1969] AC 430, 449; Ex parte Quirinetal., 317 U.S. 1 (1942). For a superb analysis of the subject, see Kenneth Watkin, WARRIORS WITHOUT RIGHTS? COMBATANTS, UNPRI......
  • The History and Development of the Law of Armed Conflict (Part II)
    • South Africa
    • African Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law No. , May 2019
    • 23 May 2019
    ...Sefer Hahu kim The Law for Imprisonme nt of Unlawful Combatants (2002) SH 1834 p 192.170 Osman Bin Haj Mohamed Ali v Public P rosecutor [1969], 1 A.C. 430 (P.C); United States ex rel Quirin v Cox, 317 US 1 (1942); Israel Militar y Court sitti ng in Ramallah, Military Prosecutor v Omar Mahmu......

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