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Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 27 July 1929.
Part III : Captivity #Section II : Prisoners of war camps #Chapter 8 : Transfer of prisoners of war - Art. 26.
Art. 26. In the event of transfer, prisoners of war shall be officially informed in advance of their new destination; they shall be authorized to take with them their personal effects, their correspondence and parcels which have arrived for them.
All necessary arrangements shall be made so that correspondence and parcels addressed to their former camp shall be sent on to them without delay.
The sums credited to the account of transferred prisoners shall be transmitted to the competent authority of their new place of residence.
Expenses incurred by the transfers shall be borne by the detaining Power.