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Part II : Application of general principles #II. Occupied territory #B. Rules of conduct with respect to persons - Art. 48.
    Art. 48. The inhabitants of an occupied territory who do not submit to the orders of the occupant may be compelled to do so.
    The occupant, however, cannot compel the inhabitants to assist him in his works of attack or defense, or to take part in military operations against their own country (Article 4).

    ' Besides, '

    [See article 49]


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