Improper superior orders

The area of Improper Superior Orders covers key issues pertaining to accountability of civil servants for following improper superior orders, obligations in case when they believe that a received superior order is improper, and effective complaint mechanisms available to civil servants when their rights are threatened or denied as a result of refusal to comply with an improper superior order.

Current state of play

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Highest Score

Average, 2021

Awareness on ISO ISO obligations written in statutes ISO procedures written in statutes ISO complaint mechanisms ISO disciplinary procedures ISO breaching IHL or ICL