Responsible command as basis for superior responsibility

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Decision on Command Responsibility - 16.07.2003 HADŽIHASANOVIĆ et al.

16.     […] It is evident that there cannot be an organized military force save on the basis of responsible command. It is also reasonable to hold that it is responsible command which leads to command responsibility. Command responsibility is the most effective method by which international criminal law can enforce responsible command.

See also paragraphs 17-18, 20, 22-23.

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