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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)

Military Government, Germany, British Zone of Control, Ordinance No. 79 (categorization of less dangerous Nazis),   pp. 142-149 PDF (2.7 MB)


Page 145

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
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