Practice Relating to Rule 22. The Principle of Precautions against the Effects of Attacks
The Report on the Practice of Belgium states:
No practice was found concerning the protection of the civilian population against the effects of attacks in the Belgian military regulations” and refers to two internal regulations that “reveal a lack of concern for this issue.
Upon ratification of the 1977 Additional Protocol I, Belgium declared:
In view of the travaux préparatoires … “feasible precautions” [are] those that can be taken in the circumstances prevailing at the moment, which include military considerations as much as humanitarian ones.