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Japan
Practice Relating to Rule 47. Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
Japan’s Law concerning the Treatment of Prisoners of War and Other Detainees in Armed Attack Situations (2004) states:
When there are reasonable grounds to believe that the captive persons cannot endure the transfer for delivery in the light of the physical and mental condition of the captive persons, available means of transport and other circumstances, the SDF [Self-Defense Force] personnel … may … release the captive persons immediately, after taking all feasible precautions in accordance with the relevant situation, to ensure their safety, such as bringing them to nearby places where they can avoid the direct danger from combat actions, provision of appropriate medical supplies and such like. 
Japan, Law concerning the Treatment of Prisoners of War and Other Detainees in Armed Attack Situations, 2004, Article 7.