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Preamble
    With a view to laying down more clearly the rights and duties of neutral Powers in case of war on land and regulating the position of the belligerents who have taken refuge in neutral territory;
    Being likewise desirous of defining the meaning of the term "neutral," pending the possibility of settling, in its entirety, the position of neutral individuals in their relations with the belligerents;
    Have resolved to conclude a Convention to this effect, and have, in consequence, appointed the following as their plenipotentiaries:

    (Here follow the names of Plenipotentiaries.)

    Who, after having deposited their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following provisions:


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