Practice Relating to Rule 116. Accounting for the Dead
Section E. Information concerning the dead
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states that “any information concerning the burials, graves, incinerations or transfer of bodies and their remains must be registered with the Graves Registration Service”.
The Regulations also states: “The wills of [deceased] prisoners of war must be established in accordance with the conditions of validity required by the legislation of the State of origin; they must be forwarded without delay to the National Information Bureau.”