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
Croatia’s Commanders’ Manual (1992) states: “The commander himself ensures that his subordinates are aware of their obligations under the law of war and respect them.” It adds that “the commander is responsible for proper law of war training” and that “the superior is the normal instructor of his subordinates also for law of war training”.