First: The peoples in struggle against the oppressor government and the large national and foreign exploiters, without regard to their political affiliation, religious creed, race or color, will have the following rights:
A: To choose, freely and democratically, the authorities of whatever type they consider convenient, and to demand that they be respected.
B: To demand that the revolutionary armed forces not intervene in matters of civil order or the disposition of capital relating to agriculture, commerce, finances, and industry, as these are the exclusive domain of the civil authorities, elected freely and democratically.
C: To organize and exercise armed defense of their collective and private goods, as well as to organize and exercise the vigilance of public order and good government according to the popular will.
D: To demand that the revolutionary armed forces guarantee the safety of people, families and private and collective property of neighbors or transients, when these people are not enemies of the revolution.
E: The inhabitants of every population have the right to acquire and possess arms to defend their persons, families and property, according to the laws of disposition of capital of farms, commerce, finance and industry, against the armed attacks committed by the revolutionary forces or those of the government. By the same token, they are fully authorized to make use of those arms against whatever person or group of people assaults their homes, the honor of their families, or attempt to commit robberies or attacks of whatever form against their persons. This is valid only for those who are not enemies of the revolution.
Second: The civil authorities of whatever type, who are elected democratically, will have, in addition to the previous rights and the attributions that are signalled by the respective revolutionary laws, the following rights:
A: They will be able to imprison, disarm and turn in to the Commands anyone they find robbing, raiding or looting any home or committing any other violation, for which they will receive their deserved punishment, even if they are a member of the revolutionary armed forces. The same procedures will be employed against those who commit any violation, even if they are not caught in the act, if their guilt is sufficiently demonstrated.
B: They will have the right that, for their conduct, revolutionary taxes be imposed as established by the War Tax Law.
Third: Peoples in struggle against the oppressor government and the great national and foreign exploiters, without regard to their political affiliation, religious creed, race or color, will have the following obligations:
A: To give their services in works of vigilance, according to majority will or the military necessities of revolutionary war.
B: To respond to calls for help made by the democratically elected authorities, the revolutionary armed forces or by any revolutionary military person in cases of urgency, to combat the enemy.
C: To lend their services as mail deliverers or guides to the revolutionary armed forces.
D: To lend their services to carry food to the revolutionary troops when they are combatting the enemy.
E: To lend their services to transport wounded, bury cadavers or other similar works tied to the cause and interests of the revolution.
F: To give food and lodging to the revolutionary forces that are guarding or passing through the respective populations, to the degree that they are able.
G: To pay taxes and contributions established by the War Tax Law and other Revolutionary Laws.
H: They should not help in any way the enemy, nor give them articles of primary necessity.
I: To dedicate themselves to legitimate work.
Fourth: The civil authorities, of whatever type elected democratically, will, in addition to the previous obligations, have the following obligations:
A: To regularly report to the civil population on the activities under their command and the origin and destination of all of the material resources and human posts in their administration.
B: To regularly inform the respective Command of the revolutionary armed forces of any events that occur in their area.