Practice Relating to Rule 109. Search for, Collection and Evacuation of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) states: “At all times and particularly after an engagement, the belligerents shall take all possible measures to search for and collect the wounded and sick.”
The manual adds: “Appeal can be made to the civilian population for the collection … of the wounded and sick”.
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) provides that the wounded, sick and shipwrecked shall be searched for and collected.