Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
[p.194] CHAPTER III
MEDICAL UNITS AND ESTABLISHMENTS
Except for the introduction of a new Article dealing with hospital zones and localities (Article 23
), this Chapter has not been changed in any important respect from the 1929 text.
Since the wounded, medical personnel and material are protected under special Chapters of the Convention, protection had to be provided for the buildings which shelter them and the units of which they form part.