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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Penal sanctions. III. Responsibilities of the Contracting Parties
No High Contracting Party shall be allowed to absolve itself or any other High Contracting Party of any liability incurred by itself or by another High Contracting Party in respect of breaches referred to in the preceding Article
Commentary of 1960