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Commentary - Art. 7. Annex I : Draft agreement relating to hospital and safety zones and localities
    ARTICLE 7. -- NOTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION


    [p.635] This provision is out of its logical place in the Draft Agreement, since its first paragraph relates to a situation which exists before the conclusion of the Agreement (1). A provision of this nature should have been inserted in the Convention itself.
    However, it offers States a most valuable basis for action. Besides, the Powers concerned might well bring the Draft Agreement into force before the zones have been established.


    Notes: (1) [(1) p.635] Article 14, paragraph 2, of the Convention
    reads: "Upon the outbreak and during the course of
    hostilities, the Parties concerned may conclude
    agreements...";