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Geneva Conventions Act

Version of section 2 from 2008-01-31 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Conventions approved

  •  (1) The Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims, signed at Geneva on August 12, 1949 and set out in Schedules I to IV, are approved.

  • Marginal note:Protocols approved

    (2) The Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the protection of victims of international armed conflicts, and the Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the protection of victims of non-international armed conflicts, which Protocols are set out in Schedules V and VI, respectively, are approved.

  • Marginal note:Protocol approved

    (3) The Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the adoption of an additional distinctive emblem, which Protocol is set out in Schedule VII, is approved.

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-3, s. 2
  • 1990, c. 14, s. 1
  • 2007, c. 26, s. 1
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