Convention (IV) Relative to the Protectionof Civilian Persons in Time of War.Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Part I : General provisions•- Art 1 – All contracting parties are ensurerespect of the Conventions•- Art 2– The Convention is applicable duringwar and peace time•- Art 3– In the case of non-international armedconflict minimum prescribed standard shall beapplied•- Art 4– Persons protected by the Conventionare nationals of the Party to the conflict and theOccupying Power. Nationals of neutral state or co-belligerent state are not
•- Art 5– In the territory of state party to theconflict or in the occupied territory wherepersons are suspected to be engaged in hostileactivities, these persons shall not be entitled tothe protection. They shall however be treatedwith humanity be entitled to a fair trial•- Art 6– The Convention is applicable from thebeginning of any conflict or occupation•- Art 7– Additional agreements may beconcluded so long as it does not adversely affectthe protection provided by this Convention