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Chapter II: Enemy civilians in the territory of a belligerent#Section III: Compulsory residence and internment - Art. 15.
    Internment.

    Article 15.- The internment of enemy civilians in fenced-in camps may only be ordered in one of the following cases:

    a) where civilians eligible for mobilisation under the conditions set forth in Article 4 (a) of the present Convention are concerned;

    b) where the security of the Detaining Power is involved;

    c) where the situation of the enemy civilians renders it necessary.


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