ICRC databases on international humanitarian law
Treaties and Documents
1949 Conventions and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I), 8 June 1977.
Field of application
-- Field of application
The provisions of this Section apply to the civilian population as defined in this Protocol and are supplementary to Articles 23
and other relevant provisions of the Fourth Convention.