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Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 27 July 1929.
Part VIII : Execution of the convention #Section III : Final provisions - Art. 96.
Art. 96. Each of the High Contracting Parties shall have the right to denounce the present Convention. The denunciation shall only take effect one year after notification thereof has been made in writing to the Swiss Federal Council. The latter shall communicate this notification to the Governments of ill the High Contracting Parties.
The denunciation shall only be valid in respect of the High Contracting Party which has made notification thereof.
Such denunciation shall, moreover, not take effect during a war in which the denouncing Power is involved. In this case, the present Convention shall continue binding, beyond the period of one year, until the conclusion of peace and, in any case, until operations of repatriation shall have terminated.