Practice Relating to Rule 112. Search for and Collection of the Dead
The Military Manual (1993) of the Netherlands states, with regard to non-international armed conflicts: “Whenever circumstances permit, all measure shall be taken, without delay to search for and collect … the dead”.
The Military Handbook (1995) of the Netherlands states: “The dead shall systematically, if possible, be searched for and collected.”
The Military Manual (2005) of the Netherlands states: “The dead … must be searched for and collected.”