Practice Relating to Rule 139. Respect for International Humanitarian Law
Section B. Orders and instructions to ensure respect for international humanitarian law
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states: “The commander must … ensure that … the law of war is effectively respected.”
The Regulations also states that “[c]ontrolling the execution of orders [by the commander] has the purpose of … ensuring that subordinates respect and ensure respect for the law of war”.