Related Rule
Australia
Practice Relating to Rule 142. Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
Section B. Obligation of commanders to instruct the armed forces under their command
Australia’s Commanders’ Guide (1994) provides: “Military commanders of all Services and at all levels bear responsibility for ensuring that forces under their control comply with LOAC.” 
Australia, Law of Armed Conflict, Commanders’ Guide, Australian Defence Force Publication, Operations Series, ADFP 37 Supplement 1 – Interim Edition, 7 March 1994, § 1204.
Australia’s Defence Force Manual (1994) states: “Military commanders of all Services and at all levels bear responsibility for ensuring that forces under their control comply with LOAC.” 
Australia, Manual on Law of Armed Conflict, Australian Defence Force Publication, Operations Series, ADFP 37 – Interim Edition, 1994, § 1304.
Australia’s Defence Training Manual (1994) states that one of the tasks of the legal adviser of the armed forces is to “supervise the organisation of instruction in subordinate units, and to ensure that the levels of understanding are obtained”. 
Australia, Law of Armed Conflict Training, DI(G) OPS 33-1, 24 January 1994, § 17.
Australia’s LOAC Manual (2006) states: “Military commanders of all Services and at all levels bear responsibility for ensuring that forces under their control comply with LOAC.” 
Australia, The Manual of the Law of Armed Conflict, Australian Defence Doctrine Publication 06.4, Australian Defence Headquarters, 11 May 2006, § 13.6.
The LOAC Manual (2006) replaces both the Defence Force Manual (1994) and the Commanders’ Guide (1994).