Practice Relating to Rule 80. Booby-Traps
Peru’s IHL Manual (2004) states that “booby traps” are prohibited weapons.
Peru’s IHL and Human Rights Manual (2010) states that “booby traps” are prohibited weapons.
In its Glossary of Terms, the manual also states:
Booby trap means any device or material which is designed, constructed or adapted to kill or injure, and which functions unexpectedly when a person disturbs or approaches an apparently harmless object or performs an apparently safe act.
Manually produced devices designed to kill, injure or cause damage and which can be detonated from a distance or through automatic delayed action. There are prohibitions and limitations regarding their use.