Details of Treaty No.020

Agreement on the Exchange of War Cripples between Member Countries of the Council of Europe with a view to Medical Treatment
Title Agreement on the Exchange of War Cripples between Member Countries of the Council of Europe with a view to Medical Treatment
Reference ETS No.020
Opening of the treaty Paris, 13/12/1955  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States
Entry into Force 01/01/1956  - 3 Ratifications.
Summary

The Agreement allows nationals of Parties disabled by war, the ability to have special treatment in another Party, which they cannot obtain in their own country.

The Agreement provides not only for the exchange of war cripples for purposes of medical treatment but also for the exchange of technical information, the free entry of orthopaedic equipment, artificial limbs, etc., and the exchange of medical personnel with a view to their further training.

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