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Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Field. Geneva, 6 July 1906.
Chapter III : Personnel - Art. 12.
Art. 12. Persons described in Articles 9
, and 11
will continue in the exercise of their functions, under the direction of the enemy, after they have fallen into his power.
When their assistance is no longer indispensable they will be sent back to their army or country, within such period and by such route as may accord with military necessity. They will carry with them such effects, instruments, arms, and horses as are their private property.