Practice Relating to Rule 141. Legal Advisers for Armed Forces
The Report on the Practice of India states:
As regards the legal advice on matters regarding international humanitarian law, it is the responsibility of [the] Judge Advocate General. He is supposed to advise the higher military authorities on military, martial and international law related issues referred to him. The Army Rules also provide for reference of legal questions including questions involving [the] interpretation and application of humanitarian law to Deputy Judges Advocate General as well as other subordinate legal personnel within the armed forces.