Practice Relating to Rule 139. Respect for International Humanitarian Law
Section B. Orders and instructions to ensure respect for international humanitarian law
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (1992) provides: “The main responsibility of members of the ‘Etats-Majors’ consists of verifying that their contribution to orders and instructions are in conformity with the Law of War.”
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states that “rules of engagement and/or [military] instructions are to ensure conduct compatible with the law of armed conflict and international humanitarian law”.