Related Rule
Guatemala
Practice Relating to Rule 155. Defence of Superior Orders
In 2006, during the consideration of the fourth periodic report of Guatemala before the Committee against Torture, a representative of Guatemala stated:
[T]here … [is] no specific rule against invoking an order from a superior … However, in accordance with article 156 of the Constitution, no public official, civilian or member of the armed forces … [is] obliged to obey an order which … [is] clearly illegal or … [entails] the commission of an offence. 
Guatemala, Statement before the Committee against Torture during the consideration of the fourth periodic report of Guatemala, 12 May 2006, UN Doc. CAT/C/SR.701, § 33.