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
Uganda’s LOAC Dissemination Directive (2006) provides:
[The Chief of Defence Forces] directs as follows:
That all commanding officers (COs) of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure that the law of armed conflict as defined in the Geneva Conventions Act (Chapter 363) is disseminated to all members of the Uganda People’s [Defence] Forces (UPDF) at all levels in units under their command, and, in particular, that the study thereof is included in all programmes of military instruction.