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Draft International Convention on the Condition and Protection of Civilians of enemy nationality who are on territory belonging to or occupied by a belligerent. Tokyo, 1934.
Chapter II: Enemy civilians in the territory of a belligerent#Section I: General Provisions - Art. 3.
Article 3.- In the event of the departure of civilians being administratively organised, they shall be conducted to the frontier of their country or of the nearest neutral country.
These repatriations shall be effected with due regard to all humanitarian considerations.
The manner of such repatriations may form the subject of special agreements between belligerents.