Practice Relating to Rule 61. Improper Use of Other Internationally Recognized Emblems
Cameroon’s Disciplinary Regulations (1975) provides that, under the laws and customs of war, it is prohibited “to use improperly … the distinctive insignia recognized by international conventions”.
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (1992) states that improper use of distinctive signs and signals is an unlawful deception.
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) lists “improperly using distinctive signs and signals” as one of several “prohibited deceptions”.
Cameroon’s Disciplinary Regulations (2007) states:
Article 32: Prohibitions
It is prohibited to soldiers in combat:
- to use improperly … the distinctive insignia recognized by international conventions.