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Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 27 July 1929.
Part IV : End of captivity #Section I : Direct repatriation and accommodation in a neutral country - Art. 68.
Art. 68. Belligerents shall be required to send back to their own country, without regard to rank or numbers, after rendering them in a fit condition for transport, prisoners of war who are seriously ill or seriously wounded.
Agreements between the belligerents shall therefore determine, as soon as possible, the forms of disablement or sickness requiring direct repatriation and cases which may necessitate accommodation in a neutral country. Pending the conclusion of such agreements, the belligerents may refer to the model draft agreement annexed to the present Convention.