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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 ADMINISTRATION
and under the supervision of the Executive Committee, the Executive Directors
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(1) Shall direct the operation of their respective departments;
(2) kay issue implementing regulations;
(3) W.ill be the chief accounting officers fbr their own
departments and, subject to such instructions and such
central financial control as may be approved by the
Economic Council, the financial and accounting operation
of the, agencies shall be under their general management
and supervision.
ARTICLE IV
EFFECT OF ECONOMIC COUNCIL ORDINAMES
Ordinances issued by the Economic Council pursuant to the pro-
visions of Article I of this Proclamation or implementing regulations
issued under such ordinances shall not be inconsistent with Control
Council legislation, but, subject to this, shall be superior to any
German enactment, and shall be binding on all Courts.
ARTICLE V
TRANSITIrNAL PROVISIONS
Until otherwise provided by-any ordinance of the Economic
Council, Military Government Ordinance No. 14, set forth in Appendix
"B" to this Proclamation and promulgated herewith, shall be in
force in
the United States Zone.
ARTICLE VI
EFFECTIVE DATE
This Proclamation shall come into force on 10 June 1947.
/s/
LUCIUS D. CLAY
General, U.S. Army
Commanding General
European Command and
Military Governor for Germany (U.S.)


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