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First draft Convention adopted in Monaco (Sanitary cities and localities), 27 July 1934.
I. - Sanitary cities and localities - Art. 2.
Art.2. The town must be reserved for the particular requirements of the medical service to the exclusion of any military utilization.
This exclusion does not comprise:
a) The utilization in transit of the roads of communication and transportation by military convoys;
b) The presence of soldiers on furlough originating from the town;
c) The cases referred to in Article 8
of the Geneva Convention;
d) The activity of industrial plants other than important and well-known centres utilized for the manufacture of arms, ammunition or characterized military supplies.