Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 111. Protection of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked against Pillage and Ill-Treatment
Section A. General
Spain’s LOAC Manual (2007) states: “‘As far as military considerations allow’, each party to the conflict should facilitate the steps taken to search for the dead and the wounded and protect them against pillage and ill-treatment.” 
Spain, Orientaciones. El Derecho de los Conflictos Armados, Tomo 1, Publicación OR7–004, (Edición Segunda), Mando de Adiestramiento y Doctrina, Dirección de Doctrina, Orgánica y Materiales, 2 November 2007, § 2.4.a.(1).
Under Spain’s Military Criminal Code (1985), the despoliation of wounded, sick or shipwrecked persons and appropriation of their personal belongings in a combat area is an offence against the laws and customs of war. 
Spain, Military Criminal Code, 1985, Article 77(2).
Spain’s Penal Code (1995) provides for the punishment of anyone who during an armed conflict despoils the wounded, sick or shipwrecked and appropriates their personal belongings. 
Spain, Penal Code, 1995, Article 612(7).
Spain’s Royal Ordinances for the Armed Forces (2009) states: “Whenever circumstances for the accomplishment of the mission and the security of the unit permit, [members of the armed forces] must take, without delay, all possible measures to … protect … [the wounded, sick and shipwrecked] against pillage and ill-treatment”. 
Spain, Royal Ordinances for the Armed Forces, 2009, Article 108.