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Convention (XIII) concerning the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers in Naval War. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
Art. 23. A neutral Power may allow prizes to enter its ports and roadsteads, whether under convoy or not, when they are brought there to be sequestrated pending the decision of a Prize Court. It may have the prize taken to another of its ports.
If the prize is convoyed by a war-ship, the prize crew may go on board the convoying ship.
If the prize is not under convoy, the prize crew are left at liberty.