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Convention on Maritime Neutrality. Havana, 20 February 1928.
Section III : Rights and duties of neutrals - Art. 25.
Art. 25. If as the result of naval operations beyond the territorial waters of neutral states there should be dead or wounded on board belligerent vessels, said states may send hospital ships under the vigilance of the neutral government to the scene of the disaster. These ships shall enjoy complete immunity during the discharge of their mission.