Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention (IV) respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land and its annex: Regulations concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
Reservation made at signature and maintained at ratification:
Under reservation of the declaration made in the plenary session of the Conference of August 17, 1907 :
"The delegation of Austria-Hungary having accepted the new Article 22a [which became the last paragraph of Article 23] on condition that Article 44 of the Convention now in force be maintained as it is, cannot consent to the Article 44a [which became Article 44], proposed by the Second Commission." (Statement of Mr. Mérey von Kapos-Mére, Actes et documents de la Deuxième Conférence internationale de la Paix 1907, vol.I, p.86).
SOURCE : J.B.Scott, The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907, New York, 1915, p.131.
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration