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Section V : On the rights and duties of the belligerent with regard to individuals - Art. 79.
    Art. 79. Prisoners in naval warfare disembarked on land are subject to the rules laid down for prisoners in land warfare.
    The same regulations should be applied, as far as possible, to prisoners of war interned on a vessel.
    The preceding rules must, as far as it is possible to apply them, be followed toward prisoners of war from the moment they are captured, when they are on the ship which takes them to the place of their internment.


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