Section Code: 0016 - 0017
MARTIAL LAW, B.E. 2457 (1914)
Section 16. Unable to Claim for Compensation or Indemnity for any Damage from the Military Authority
No compensation or indemnity for any damage which may result from the exercise of powers of the military authority as prescribed in sections 8 to section 15 may be claimed from the military authority by any person or company, because all powers are exercised by the military authority in the execution of this Martial Law with a view to preserving, by military force, the prosperity, freedom, peace and internal or external security for the King, the Nation and the religion.
Section 17. Delegation of Powers to the Minister in Charge
In time of peace, the Minister who has charge and control of the military affairs shall have the power to issue the Ministerial Regulation explaining the provisions of the law for the convenience of its enforcement when the Martial Law will be proclaimed. In time of war or rebellion, the Commander-in-chief or Vice-Commander-in-chief of the army shall have the power to issue rule containing supplementary provisions for the purpose of the Martial Law. Such Ministerial Regulation or rule of the Commander-in-chief or Vice-Commander-in-chief of the army shall be part of this Act upon their official publication.
Given on the 27th Day of August B.E. 2457 (1914), being the 1,386 Days of the Present Reign.