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Chapter IV : Buildings and material - Art. 16.
    Art. 16. The buildings of aid societies which are admitted to the privileges of the Convention shall be regarded as private property.
    The material of these societies, wherever it may be, shall similarly be considered as private property.
    The right of requisition recognized for belligerents by the laws and customs of war, shall only be exercised in case of urgent necessity and only after the welfare of the wounded and sick has been secured.


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