Practice Relating to Rule 117. Accounting for Missing Persons
Section B. Provision of information on missing persons
Ukraine’s IHL Manual (2004) states:
Requests for search from one Party to another in accordance with the provisions of part V of the Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War of 12 August 1949 and part III of the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War of 12 August 1949 shall be transmitted through the National Tracing Agencies and the Central Tracing Agency of the International Committee of the Red Cross.