GENEVA CONVENTION. FOR THE AMELIORATION OF THE CONDITION OF. THE WOUNDED AND SICK IN ARMED FORCES IN THE FIELD. The Geneva Conventions of also laid out rules for protecting wounded, sick or shipwrecked armed forces at sea or on hospital ships as. Geneva Conventions of 12 August, - an element of the body of UN Documents for earth stewardship and international decades for a culture of peace and.
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Particulars of their parents or other near relatives should always be recorded if available. The Occupying Power shall not hinder the application of any preferential measures in regard to food, medical care and protection against the effects of war which may have been adopted prior to the occupation in favour of children the geneva convention of 1949 fifteen years, expectant mothers, and mothers of children under seven years.
The Occupying Power may not compel protected persons to serve in its armed or auxiliary forces. No pressure or propaganda which aims at securing voluntary enlistment is permitted.
The Occupying Power may not compel protected persons to work unless they are over eighteen years of age, and then only on work which is necessary either for the needs of the army of occupation, or for the public utility services, or the geneva convention of 1949 the feeding, sheltering, clothing, transportation or the geneva convention of 1949 of the population of the occupied country.
Protected persons may not be compelled to undertake any work which would involve them in the obligation of taking part in military operations.
The Occupying Power may not compel protected persons to employ forcible means to ensure the security of the installations where they are performing compulsory labour.
The work shall be carried out only in the occupied territory where the persons whose services have been requisitioned are. Every such person shall, so far as possible, be kept in his usual place of employment.
Workers shall be paid a fair wage and the work shall be proportionate to their physical the geneva convention of 1949 intellectual capacities.
The legislation in force in the occupied country concerning working conditions, and safeguards as regards, in particular, such matters as wages, hours of work, equipment, preliminary training and compensation for occupational accidents and diseases, shall be applicable to the protected persons assigned to the work referred to in this Article.
Geneva Conventions of 12 August, 1949 and Protocols Additional to the Conventions
In no case shall the geneva convention of 1949 of labour lead to a mobilization of workers in an organization of a military or semi-military character.
No contract, agreement or regulation shall impair the right of any worker, whether voluntary or not and wherever he may be, to apply to the representatives of the Protecting Power in order to request the said Power's intervention.
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All measures aiming at creating unemployment or at restricting the opportunities offered to workers in an occupied territory, in order to induce them to work for the Occupying Power, are prohibited. Any destruction by the Occupying Power of real or personal property belonging individually or the geneva convention of 1949 to private persons, or to the State, or to other public authorities, or to social or cooperative organizations, is prohibited, except where such destruction is rendered absolutely necessary by military operations.
The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols
The Occupying Power may not alter the status of public officials or judges in the occupied territories, or in any way apply sanctions to or take any measures of coercion or discrimination against them, should they abstain from the geneva convention of 1949 their functions for reasons of conscience.
This prohibition does not prejudice the application of the second paragraph of Article It does not affect the right of the Occupying Power to remove public officials from their posts.
To the fullest extent of the means available to it, the Occupying Power has the duty of ensuring the food and medical supplies of the population; it should, in particular, bring in the necessary the geneva convention of 1949, medical stores and other articles if the resources of the geneva convention of 1949 occupied territory are inadequate.
The Occupying Power may not requisition foodstuffs, articles or medical supplies available in the occupied territory, except for use by the occupation forces and administration personnel, and then only if the requirements of the civilian population have been taken into account.
Subject to the provisions of other international Conventions, the Occupying Power shall make arrangements to ensure that fair value is paid for any requisitioned goods.
The Geneva Conventions of and their Additional Protocols - ICRC
The Protecting Power shall, at any time, be at liberty to verify the state of the food and medical supplies the geneva convention of 1949 occupied territories, except where temporary restrictions are made necessary by imperative military requirements.
To the fullest extent of the means available to it, the Occupying Power has the duty of ensuring and maintaining, with the cooperation of national and local authorities, the medical and hospital establishments and services, public health and hygiene in the occupied territory, with particular reference to the adoption and application of the prophylactic and preventive measures necessary to combat the spread of contagious diseases and epidemics.
Medical personnel of all categories shall be allowed to carry out the geneva convention of 1949 duties. If new hospitals are set up in occupied territory and if the competent organs of the occupied State are not operating there, the occupying authorities shall, if necessary, grant them the recognition provided for in Article In similar circumstances, the occupying authorities the geneva convention of 1949 also grant recognition to hospital personnel and transport vehicles under the provisions of Articles 20 and In adopting measures of health and hygiene and in their implementation, the Occupying Power shall take into consideration the moral and ethical susceptibilities of the population of the occupied territory.
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The Occupying Power may requisition civilian hospitals only temporarily and only in cases of urgent necessity for the care of military wounded and sick, and then on condition that suitable arrangements are made in due time for the care and treatment of the patients and for the needs of the civilian population for the geneva convention of 1949 accommodation.
The material and stores of civilian hospitals cannot be requisitioned so long as they are necessary for the needs of the civilian population.
The Occupying Power shall permit ministers of religion to give spiritual assistance to the members of their religious communities. The Occupying Power shall also accept consignments of books and articles required for religious needs and shall facilitate their distribution in occupied territory.
If the whole or the geneva convention of 1949 of the population of an occupied territory is inadequately supplied, the Occupying Power shall agree to relief schemes on behalf of the said population, and shall facilitate them by all the means at its disposal.
Such schemes, which may be undertaken either by States or by impartial humanitarian organizations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, shall consist, in particular, of the provision of consignments of foodstuffs, medical supplies and clothing. All Contracting Parties shall permit the free passage of these consignments and shall guarantee their protection.