Accession to the Protocols by the Commonwealth of Dominica

30-06-1996 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 312

The Commonwealth of Dominica acceded on 25 April 1996, without making any declaration or reservations, to the Protocols additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I) and Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II), adopted in Geneva on 8 June 1977.

Pursuant to their provisions, the Protocols will come into force for the Commonwealth of Dominica on 25 October 1996.

This accession brings to 144 the number of States party to Protocol I and to 136 those party to Protocol II.