Related Rule
Belgium
Practice Relating to Rule 86. Blinding Laser Weapons
Belgium’s Law Regulating Economic and Individual Activities with Weapons (2006) provides:
For the purposes of the present law and its implementing decrees, a “blinding laser weapon” is considered as … : [any] weapon designed or adapted, as its sole function or as one of its functions, to cause permanent blindness by means of laser technology. 
Belgium, Law Regulating Economic and Individual Activities with Weapons, 2006, Article 2(5).
The Law further provides: “[The following] arms shall be considered as prohibited: … blinding laser weapons”. 
Belgium, Law Regulating Economic and Individual Activities with Weapons, 2006, Article 3(1)(1).
Upon acceptance of the 1995 Protocol IV to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, Belgium stated: “The provisions of … Protocol [IV] which by their contents or nature may also be applied in peacetime, shall be observed at all times.” 
Belgium, Declaration made upon acceptance of Protocol IV to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, 10 March 1999.