Article 41

For paragraph 1b substitute the following:

b. Fortifications and constructions shall be deemed to comprise not only Artillery and infantry fortifications, whether in groups or [Page 743] separated but also strong points of any type, dumps, shelters or observation points, whether constructed of metal or reinforced concrete or erected or built in the rock, but also the means of communication and contact serving the military fortifications and installations in question, irrespective of their size, the purpose for which they are at present being used and the condition in which they are or the stage of construction they have reached.”

For paragraph 2 substitute the following:

“2. In the zone referred to in paragraph 1c it shall be forbidden to erect any new military fortifications or constructions such as are mentioned in paragraph 1b, or to construct any new routes of communication not justified by the local economic requirements of the frontier zone.”