Practice Relating to Rule 68. Precautions while Receiving Parlementaires
Spain’s LOAC Manual (1996) states: “The commander to whom a parlementaire is sent … may take, in all cases, the measures necessary to prevent the parlementaire from taking advantage of his mission to obtain information.”
Spain’s LOAC Manual (2007) states: “Commanders to whom parlementaires are sent … may take all necessary steps to prevent [the parlementaires] from taking advantage of their mission to obtain information.”
Spain’s LOAC Manual (1996) provides that a commander may temporarily detain a parlementaire if he/she abuses his/her condition.
Spain’s LOAC Manual (2007) states: “If [parlementaires] abuse their status … commanders have the right to detain them temporarily.”