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Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Field. Geneva, 27 July 1929.
Reservation made on accession :
The act of accession was accompanied by the following declaration by which Article 9 of the Convention is understood by the Government of the Union in the sense that all military personnel on active service but affected to medical formations and establishments will be subject to the treatment provided for in the above-mentioned Article.
SOURCE : Schindler/Toman, The Laws of armed conflicts, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Third ed., 1988, p.338; Great Britain Treaty Serie, 1931, Nr.36, Cmd 3940.
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