United States of America: Consent to be Bound for Protocol IV on Blinding Laser Weapons

Action type
Consent to be Bound
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Date
21 January 2009
Note

Understanding:

       “It is the understanding of the United States of America with respect to Article 2 that any decision by any military commander, military personnel, or any other person responsible for planning, authorizing or executing military action shall only be judged on the basis of that person’s assessment of the information reasonably available to the person at the time the person planned, authorized or
       executed the action under review, and shall not be judged on the basis of information that comes to light after the action under review was taken.”

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