First: The revolutionary troops of the EZLN in their combat against the oppressor will have the following rights:
A: The troops that pass through a village will have the right to receive from the people, through the democratically elected civil authorities, lodging, food and the means to accomplish their military missions, according to the means of the inhabitants.
B: The troops that, by orders of the respective commands, are garrisoned in a place, will have the right to receive lodging, food, and means according to what is established in section (A) of this article.
C: The leaders, officials or soldiers who observe that some authority does not fulfill what is established by the Revolutionary Laws, and lack popular approval, will have the right to denounce this authority to the revolutionary government.
Second: The revolutionary troops of the EZLN, in their combat against the oppressor, have the following obligations:
A: To make sure that those peoples who have not named, freely and democratically, their authorities, proceed immediately to free elections of the same, without the intervention of the armed forces, which under the responsibility of their military orders, will let the population work without any pressure whatsoever.
B: To respect the civil authorities elected freely and democratically.
C: To not intervene in civil matters, and to let the civil authorities work freely on these matters.
D: To respect legal commerce that obeys the respective Revolutionary Laws.
E: To respect the agricultural redistribution carried out by the revolutionary government.
F: To respect the rules, customs and agreements of the people and to submit themselves to them in cases of civil-military relations.
G: To charge no taxes to the population, in no way and under no pretext, for the use of its land and waters.
H: To not take over, for personal use, the lands of the people, or of the estates taken away from the oppressor.
I: To obey all of the laws and rules issued by the revolutionary government.
J: To not demand personal services or works of personal benefit from the civilian population.
K: To report those subordinates who commit any crime, imprison them, and remit them to a revolutionary military tribunal, so that they may receive their deserved punishment.
L: To respect civil justice.
M: The leaders and officials will be responsible before the respective Commands for the abuses or crimes of subordinates who are not remitted to revolutionary military tribunals.
N: To dedicate yourselves to making war against the enemy until they are definitively removed from the territory in question or are annihilated.