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Convention (IV) relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
. -- HOSPITAL LOCALITIES
It has already been indicated that the provisions of the Draft Agreement apply to localities established by the belligerents as well as to zones. There is no essential difference between the two (2). The above remarks therefore apply to both.
Notes: (1) [(2) p.639] For a definition of the two terms, see
' Commentary I ', p. 206;