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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
. -- PROCEDURE
The appointment of the neutral members must be approved by the Detaining Power and also by the Power of origin. The notification of approval addressed to the Protecting Power should be sent to the address previously indicated by the latter (see Article 104, paragraph 1
). That addressed to the International Committee of the Red Cross may be sent either direct to its headquarters or to its delegation in the territory of the Detaining Power.
See the Commentary of 1960