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    Reservation made at signature and maintained at ratification :

    Subject to the following statement :

    "By signing this Convention the British Plenipotentiaries declare that the only fact that said Convention does not prohibit such a deed or such a proceeding must not be considered as depriving the Government of His Majesty of the right to contest the legality of said deed or proceeding."

    SOURCE : M. Deltenre, Lois et coutumes de la guerre, Bruxelles, 1943, p.323.