(List of Contracting Parties)
Considering that it is important, in order to ensure the maintenance of pacific relations, that hostilities should not commence without previous warning;
That it is equally important that the existence of a state of war should be notified without delay to neutral Powers;
Being desirous of concluding a Convention to this effect, have appointed the following as their plenipotentiaries:
(Here follow the names of plenipotentiaries).
Who, after depositing their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following provisions: