military occupation


military occupation
An incident of war; the occupation of hostile territory, displacing the pre-existing authority, and assuming, to such extent as may be proper, the exercise by the occupying power of all the powers and functions of government. Dooley v United States, 182 US 222, 45 L Ed 1074, 21 S Ct 762.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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