Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 151. Individual Responsibility
Section A. Individual criminal responsibility
Sweden’s IHL Manual (1991) provides: “Individual servicemen also bear a responsibility for the observance of international humanitarian law.” 
Sweden, International Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflict, with reference to the Swedish Total Defence System, Swedish Ministry of Defence, January 1991, Section 4.2, p. 95.
Sweden’s Penal Code (1962), as amended in 1998, provides for the punishment of “a person guilty of a serious violation of a treaty or agreement with a foreign power or an infraction of a generally recognized principle or tenet relating to international humanitarian law concerning armed conflicts”. 
Sweden, Penal Code, 1962, as amended in 1998, Chapter 22, § 6.