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Protected Person

Statutory Law

10 U.S.C. § 950p(a)(2)(2010) (Title 10—Chapter 47A: Military Commissions)

(a) Definitions.  In this subchapter [10 U.S.C. §§ 950p et seq.]:
   (2) The term "protected person" means any person entitled to protection under one or more of the Geneva Conventions, including civilians not taking an active part in hostilities, military personnel placed out of combat by sickness, wounds, or detention, and military medical or religious personnel.