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Convention (V) respecting the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in Case of War on Land. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
Chapter I : The rights and duties of neutral powers - Art. 5.
Art. 5. A neutral Power must not allow any of the acts referred to in Articles 2
to 4 to occur on its territory.
It is not called upon to punish acts in violation of its neutrality unless the said acts have been committed on its own territory.