Practice Relating to Rule 84. The Protection of Civilians and Civilian Objects from the Effects of Incendiary Weapons
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) defines incendiary weapons in accordance with Article 1 of the 1980 Protocol III to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons and states the “conditions for permitted use”:
Incendiary weapons which are not air-delivered may be used:
(a) when the military objective is clearly separated from a concentration of civilian persons; and
(b) subject to precautions to limit incendiary effects to the military objective, when the tactical situation permits.
Air-delivered incendiary weapons may be so used only in attack against a military objective located outside concentrations of civilian persons.