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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Art. 12. Annex II : Regulations concerning mixed medical commissions (see Article 112)
. -- OBLIGATIONS OF THE DETAINING POWER
The decisions of the Commissions are binding on the Detaining Power and must be carried out as rapidly as possible. The maximum time-limit of three months mentioned here is intended to enable the Detaining Power to make the best possible arrangements for repatriation.