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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Art. 4. Annex II : Regulations concerning mixed medical commissions (see Article 112)
. -- DEPUTY MEMBERS
It is natural that deputy members should be appointed, in order to ensure that the Commissions can work as efficiently as possible and not be held up by difficulties which can well occur at any time. If possible, the deputy members will be of the same nationality as the members whom they would have to replace.