Central African Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 29. Medical Transports
Section A. Respect for and protection of medical transports
The Central African Republic’s Instructor’s Manual (1999) states in Volume 2 (Instruction for group and patrol leaders) that “protection also extends to medical … means of transport”.
Also in Volume 2, the manual states: “Specially protected means of transport are authorized to carry out their mission as long as necessary. Their mission, content and actual use may be checked through an inspection.”
In Volume 3 (Instruction for non-commissioned officers studying for the level 1 and 2 certificates and for future officers of the criminal police), the manual states: “Medical means of transport must not be used to gather or transmit military intelligence or to transport material to this end.”
The Central African Republic’s Disciplinary Regulations (2009) states: “In accordance with the international conventions signed or approved by the Central African Government, it is stipulated that during combat servicemen must: … respect … medical transports”.