Practice Relating to Rule 59. Improper Use of the Distinctive Emblems of the Geneva Conventions
The emblem of the International Red Cross consisting of a red cross on a white ground, as well as the words “Red Cross” and “Geneva Cross”, shall only be used to protect and identify the personnel and materials protected by the Geneva Conventions, number I and II of 12 August 1949, such as the establishments, units, personnel, material, vehicles, ships, hospitals and ambulances of the Medical and Relief Service of the Armed Forces of Honduras, of the Honduras Red Cross and of other relief societies duly recognized and officially authorized to provide assistance to the Medical Service of the Armed Forces, as well as the chaplains and doctors who offer their professional services to the [Armed Forces]. The emblem and the name of the Red Cross shall not be used otherwise, with the exception of the cases mentioned in Articles 2 and 5 of the present Law inter alia
, civilian hospitals, their personnel, medical zones and localities, transports of wounded and sick civilians].