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Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : British Zone) / Documents on bizonal economic organization: special report of the Military Governor
(1947)

Proclamation No. 5 (English),   pp. 2-4 PDF (1.3 MB)


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CIVIL ADMINISTRATIONf
distribution of food; public finance, currency, credit,
banking and property control; and civil service manager-
ment of bizonal department personnel; and such other
functions as may from time to time be determined by the
Bipartite Board. Such ordinances are subject to the approval
of the Bipartite Board. The approval of the Board to each
ordinance shall be indicated by an indorsexient stating that
it has received such approval under the terms of this Article.
Except where these Economic Council ordinances with Bipartite
Board approval specifically reserve to the Economic Council
or delegate to the Executive Committee or Executive Directors
the power to issue implementing regulations pursuant to the
ordinances, the Laender shall promptly implement the
ordinances;
(3)  To adopt and promulgate, subject to approval as set forth
in Para. (2) above, ordinances allocating to the Economic
Council, the Executive Committee or the Executive Directors
the power to issue implementing regulations under specific
existing legislation which is within the fields referred
to in Para. (2);
(4) To delegate such of its powers as may be deemed appropriate
to the Executive Committee, except for the power to adopt
and promulgate ordinances set forth in Para. (2) above and
the power of appointment set forth in Para. (5) below;
(5) To appoint, from nominations made by the Executive Com-
mittee, and to remove, upon its own motion, the Executive
Directors. To define the functions of the Executive
Directors and their relations to the Economic Council,
the Executive Committee and the Laender;
(6) To consider and pass the annual estimates of revenue
and expenditure of the Council and of its departments.
ARTICLE II
FUNCTIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE COLfIITTEE
The Executive Committee shall have power, within the United
States Zone,
(1) To propose and make recommendations on ordinances for
adoption by the Economic Council;
(2) To issue implementing regulations within the scope of
the authority delegated to the Executive Committee by
the Economic Council;
(3) To coordinate and supervise the execution of ordinances
and implementing regulations by the Executive Directors
in accordance with the policies adopted by the Economic
Council.
ARTICLE III
FUNCTIONS OF EXECUTIVE DIrECWCRS
In accordance with the policies adopted by the Economic Council
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