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Germany (territory Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government. Civil Administration Division. / Denazification, cumulative review. Report, 1 April 1947-30 April 1948.
(1948)

Ordinance No. 92 of the commander in chief (French) on the amnesty for young people, 2 May 1947,   pp. 165-166 PDF (593.2 KB)


Page 165

DENAZIFICATION
AN1M  U
2 May 1947 (FPrngh Zone)
ORDINANCE lo. 92 fram the C.i.C. on the Amnesty for Young People
(Official Journal No. 69, 5 May 1947)
The French C.i.C. in Germany,
In view of the declaration of 5 June 1945 concerning the defeat of Germany
and
the assumption of supreme authority with regard to Germany by the ProvisionaL
Govern-
meat of the French Republic, the Government of the USA, the Government of
the Ut,the
Government of the USSR,
In view of the Decree of 15 June 1945, on the establishment of a French High
Co mnd in Germany, amended by that of 18 October 1945,
In view of Control Council Directive No. 24 on tbe elimination of Nazis from
administration and responsible posts, dated 12 January 1946 and its amendment
dated
16 November 1946,
In view of Control Council Directive No. 38 on the punishment of Nazis and
militarists dated 12 October 1946,
In view of Ordinance No. 4 from the French C.i.C. in Germany, dated 28 May
1946
on the establishment of electoral lists for German elections, with Implementation
Order No. 61 from the Administrator General dated 29 May 1946,
In view of Ordinance No. 45 from the French C.i.0. in Germany, dated 28 May
1946,
on the establishment of electoral lists for the Saar elections, with Implementation
Order No. 62 from the Administrator General, dated 29 May 1946,
In view of Ordinance No. 79 from the French C.i.C. in Germary, relating to
the
implementation of Control Council Directive No. 38,dated 18 February 1947,
In accordance with the proposal made by the Deputy Administrator General
for
the Military Government of the French Zone of Occupation,
The Legal Committee in accord,
ORDERS THAT:
Art. 1 No purging measures shall be taken against persons born since 1 January
1919, o-ing to their membership in the National Socialist Party or its organizations,
subject to the following provisions.
Art. 2 The provisions of the preceding article do not apply to: a) former
member~Fthe NSDAP, who have fulfilled functions or held the rank of: Zellenleiter,
and higher, for voluntary workers (ehrenamtlioh) or noncombatants ranking
with oom-
batants; Arbeitsleiter, for officials paid by the Party (hauptamtlich) or
nonoombat-
ants ranking with combatants;  b) to former memb ers of the SS, tlw Gestapo
and the
SD; o) to any persons having committed definite war crimes, crimes against
humanity
or common law crimes or off ences.
Art. 3 Measures taken previously against those benefiting by the provisions
of
Art. 1 above in implementation of regulations in force relating to political
purging,
are automatically annulled by law.
This invalidity will be certified by the governmental organization dealing
with
purging in each Land.
No repayment of fines collected by the Laender will be made.
APR IL 1948
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