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Military Government, Germany, British Zone of Control, Ordinance No. 79 (categorization of less dangerous Nazis), pp. 142-149 PDF (2.7 MB)
DENAZIFICATION and shall in addition keep a special register containing the names and particulars of all persons finally placed by it in Category V. ARTICLE XI Regulations 14. Military Government or the Land Governments with approval of Military Govern- ment may issue such regulations and instructions for carrying this Ordinance into effect as may be deemed necessary or expedient. ARTICLE XII Penal ti es 15. Any person who violates or fails to comply with the provisions of this Ordin- ance or any Regulation, Instruction or Direction i ssued by Military Govermnent, or by any German Authority'duly authorised by Military Government, for the purpose. of carry- ing this Ordinance into effect, whether issued before or after the promulgation of this Ordinance shall upon conviction by a Control Commission Court, suffer such ponalty (other than death) as the Court may determine, or upon conviction by a German Court, such penalty as that Court may determine and is empowered to impose. ARTICLE XIII Saving Clauses 16. (a) Nothing contained in this Ordinance, and no decision or order made here- under by any Panel or German Review Board, shall be a bar to the pro- secution under criminal law of any person who has appeared before a panel. No statement or admission made by any person before a panel or a German Review Board, whether upon his own examination or otherwise, shall be received in evidence against him in any Court of criminal juris diction except a Gernan Tribunal- upon the examination of any person alleged to be within the class described under Serial No. 17 of Category II of the First Schedule. (b) Nothing contained in this Ordinance and no decision or order made here- under by any Panel or German Review Board. shall operate so as to ex- clude from the provisions of Military Government Law No. 52 any pro- perty or accounts which would but for such decision or order, be blocked thereunder. (c) Nothing herein contained shall be construed so as to confer upon any- one a right to be retained in or to obtain any employment which he- would not otherwise have. ARTICLE XIV Effective Date 17. This Ordinance shall become effective on 24 February 1947. BY ORDER OF MILITARY GOVERWENT. APRIL 1948 - 145 -
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