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Canada
Practice Relating to Rule 106. Conditions for Prisoner-of-War Status
Section A. Distinction from the civilian population
Canada’s LOAC Manual (1999) states: “To ensure the protection of the civilian population, combatants are required to distinguish themselves from that population when engaging in an attack or preparing to mount an attack.” 
Canada, The Law of Armed Conflict at the Operational and Tactical Level, Office of the Judge Advocate General, 1999, p. 3-2, § 15.
Canada’s LOAC Manual (2001) states in its chapter entitled “Combatant Status”: “To ensure the protection of the civilian population, combatants are required to distinguish themselves from that population when engaging in an attack or preparing to mount an attack.” 
Canada, The Law of Armed Conflict at the Operational and Tactical Levels, Office of the Judge Advocate General, 13 August 2001, § 308(1).