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Convention (X) for the Adaptation to Maritime Warfare of the Principles of the Geneva Convention. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
Art. 6. The distinguishing signs referred to in Article 5
can only be used, whether in time of peace or war, for protecting or indicating the ships therein mentioned.