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Project of an International Declaration concerning the Laws and Customs of War. Brussels, 27 August 1874.
Armistices - Art. 47.
Art. 47. An armistice suspends military operations by mutual agreement, between the belligerent parties. If its duration is not defined, the belligerent parties may resume operations at any time, provided always that the enemy is warned within the time agreed upon, in accordance with the terms of the armistice.