United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Practice Relating to Rule 131. Treatment of Displaced Persons
Section C. Respect for family unity
The UK Military Manual (1958) provides that in case of transfer or evacuation, “members of the same family must not be separated”.
According to the UK LOAC Manual (2004), one of the conditions for the permissibility of an evacuation of an occupied area is that “to the greatest extent practicable … members of the same family are not separated.”