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The Laws of War on Land. Oxford, 9 September 1880.
Part II : Application of general principles #III. Prisoners of war #B. Termination of captivity - Art. 74.
' Before that time, and by virtue of the ' Geneva Convention, ' '
Art. 74. It also ceases as of right for wounded or sick prisoners who, after being cured, are found to be unfit for further military service. The captor should then send them back to their country.