Related Rule
Tajikistan
Practice Relating to Rule 139. Respect for International Humanitarian Law
Section B. Orders and instructions to ensure respect for international humanitarian law
Tajikistan’s Manual of Internal Service of the Armed Forces (2001) states:
The military serviceman is obliged to know and observe undeviatingly the Law of Armed Conflict and international rules on the conduct of hostilities, including the rules on the treatment of the wounded, sick and the civilian population in the area of hostilities as well as of prisoners of war. 
Tajikistan, Manual of Internal Service of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Tajikistan, endorsed by the Decree of the Madjilsi Namoyandagon of Madjlisi Oli [Parliament] of the Republic of Tajikistan No. 273 of 4 April 2001 and promulgated by the Order of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Tajikistan No. 3 of 2 May 2001, § 19.
Tajikistan’s Order of the Ministry of Interior on Measures to Comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols (1996) states:
The heads of departments and [services] of the Office of the [Ministry of Interior] of the Republic of Tajikistan [and] the commanders of military units shall, in time of warfare, be strictly guided by the norms and principles of international humanitarian law, which are contained in:
1. The Geneva Conventions on the protection of war victims of 12 August 1949:
- For the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in [Armed Forces] in the Field;
- For the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea;
- [Relative to] the Treatment of Prisoners of War;
- [Relative to] the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War.
2. [1977] Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I);
3. [1977] Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II). 
Tajikistan, Order of the Ministry of Interior on Measures to Comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, 1996, Article I.
Tajikistan’s Order of the Minister of Defence on Measures to Comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols (1996) states:
The Heads of Departments, independent departments and services of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Tajikistan, [and] the commanders of … military units shall, in time of warfare, be strictly guided by the norms and principles of international humanitarian law, which are contained in:
- the Geneva Conventions on the protection of war victims of 12 August 1949:
- For the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field;
- For the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea;
- Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War;
- Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War.
- 1977 Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I);
- 1977 Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II). 
Tajikistan, Order of the Minister of Defence on Measures to Comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, 1996, Article I.
Tajikistan’s Order of the Committee for State Border Protection on Measures to Comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols (1998) states:
The Head of Department, independent departments and services of the [Committee for State Border Protection] under the Government of Tajikistan, [and] the commanders of … military units in time of warfare shall be strictly guided by the norms and principles of international humanitarian law, which are contained in:
1. The Geneva Conventions on the protection of war victims of 12 August 1949:
- For the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in [Armed Forces] in the Field;
- For the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea;
- [Relative to] the Treatment of Prisoners of War;
- [Relative to] the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War.
2. [1977] Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I);
3. [1977] Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II). 
Tajikistan, Order of the Committee for State Border Protection on Measures to Comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, 1998, Article I.