Protocol V. III. Specific guarantees for the period from the cease-fire to the holding of the elections:
9. Guarantee of legality, stability and tranquillity throughout the territory of the Republic of Mozambique.
(a) The Parties recognize that the public administration in the Republic of Mozambique during the period between the entry into force of the ceasefire and the time when the new Government takes office will continue to obey the law in force and to be conducted through the institutions provided for by law;