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Geneva Conventions

Statutory Law

10 U.S.C. § 948a(4) & (5) (Title 10—Chapter 47A: Military Commissions)

In this chapter [10 U.S.C. §§ 948a et seq.]:
   (4) Geneva convention relative to the treatment of prisoners of war. The term "Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War" means the Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, done at Geneva August 12, 1949 (6 UST 3316).
   (5) Geneva conventions. The term "Geneva Conventions" means the international conventions signed at Geneva on August 12, 1949.