Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : British Zone) / Documents on bizonal economic organization: special report of the Military Governor
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CIVIL ADMI NISTRATION DOCUMENTS ON BIZONAL BCONCMIC ORGANIZATION INTROIXJCTION An Agreement between the British and U.S. Military Governments for the Re- organization of Bizonal Economic Agencies was signed on 29 May 1947 by Generals Robertson and Clay. This Agreement, which provides for the organization, selec- tion, and functions of the new Economic Council, Executive Committee, and Executive Directors, is designed to "facilitate the solution of pressing economic problems and the construction of economic life by popularly controlled German agencies pending the creation of administrative and goverrmental institutions for Germany as a whole." MiMlitary Government Proclamation No. 5, which appears in both Enrlish and German in this publication, is being issued by U.S. Military Government to give legal effect to the reorganization in the U.S. area of control; British Military Government is issuing a British Military Government Ordinance, which is identical in text to Proclamation NTo. 5, to give legal effect to the reorganization in its area of control. Military Government Proclamation I-o. 5 will have two appendices. Appendix "A" which appears in both English and German in this publication, will be the "Agreement for the Reorganization of Bizonal Agencies." Appendix "B" will be kMtilitary Government Ordinance !io. 14, "Relating to Production, Allocation, and Distribution of Goods and Raw materials." This Military Government Ordinance is designed to give the present Thcecutive Committee for Tfconomics at linden certain economic powers in the interim period until the new Economic Council is established and functioning. The text of this Military Government Ordinance is not included in this publication because of its length and highly technical nature. Further information concerning Military Government Proclamation No. 5, the Agreement, and Military Government Ordinance No. 1L,, and subsequent organization changes may be obtained from the Civil Administration Division.
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