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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 3570
ANSWERED ON:  02.01.2019
Ratification of Geneva Convention
VINCENT H PALA
Will the Minister of



EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether steps have been taken to ratify the Additional Protocol I and II to the Geneva Conventions;

(b) if so, the details thereof and the steps taken to bring domestic laws in compliance with the Protocols; and

(c) if not, the reasons for abstaining in spite of the availability of the option of ''ratification with reservations''?




ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[GEN. (DR) V. K. SINGH (RETD)]

(a) & (b) No decision has been taken to ratify the Additional Protocols I and II to the Geneva Conventions;

(c) The Additional Protocols I and II do not have provision concerning option of ''ratification with reservation''.
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