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Precautions against the effects of attacks
    Article 58 -- Precautions against the effects of attacks

    The Parties to the conflict shall, to the maximum extent feasible:

    (a) without prejudice to Article 49 of the Fourth Convention, endeavour to remove the civilian population, individual civilians and civilian objects under their control from the vicinity of military objectives;

    (b) avoid locating military objectives within or near densely populated areas;

    (c) take the other necessary precautions to protect the civilian population, individual civilians and civilian objects under their control against the dangers resulting from military operations.


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