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Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Field. Geneva, 27 July 1929.
Final provisions - Art. 33.
Art. 33. The present Convention shall come into force six months after not less than two instruments of ratification have been deposited.
Thereafter, it shall enter into force for each High Contracting Party six months after the deposit of its instrument of ratification.