ICRC databases on international humanitarian law
South Africa

Victims of Armed Conflicts
Ratification / Accession: 31.03.1952

Ratification / Accession: 21.11.1995

Ratification / Accession: 21.11.1995

Ratification / Accession: 16.06.1995

Ratification / Accession: 24.09.2009
Reservation / Declaration: 24.09.2009


Methods and Means of Warfare
Ratification / Accession: 03.11.1975

Ratification / Accession: 13.09.1995

Ratification / Accession: 13.09.1995

Ratification / Accession: 13.09.1995

Ratification / Accession: 26.06.1998
Reservation / Declaration: 26.06.1998

Ratification / Accession: 26.06.1998
Reservation / Declaration: 26.06.1998

Ratification / Accession: 26.06.1998
Reservation / Declaration: 26.06.1998

Ratification / Accession: 24.01.2012


Naval and Airwarfare

Cultural Property

Criminal Repression
Ratification / Accession: 27.11.2000


Other treaties relating to IHL
Ratification / Accession: 10.03.1978

Signature: 25.09.2013

Related databases

Reference documents

  • Map of States party to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols
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