Practice Relating to Rule 15. The Principle of Precautions in Attack
Section B. Avoidance or minimization of incidental damage
Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991) requires that all precautionary measures be taken to avoid or minimize injury to civilians and damage to civilian objects.
Croatia’s Commanders’ Manual (1992) states: “The commander shall consider all precautions in order to avoid and, at least, to minimize civilian casualties and damage to civilian objects.”