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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.

Military Government, Germany, British Zone of Control, Ordinance No. 110 (transfer to the Land Governments of Responsibilty for Denazification), 1 October 1947,   pp. 150-155 PDF (1.9 MB)

Page 154

Composition                     Remarks                   Sanctions
IV may have their prop-
erty and accounts blocked
for as long as they re-
main in this category.
(c) Employment
The following employment
sanctions may be imposed
on those in Category IV: -
(i) They may be excluded
f rcm certain specified
professi ons;
(ii) They may be retained
in employment either
in a reduced status
or subject to promo-
tion restrictions;
(iii) They may be retired
on full or reduced'
Individuals charged or      (a) Any individual down-
assessed under Categories       graded from a higher
I-IV and considered harm-       category.
less                        (b) Any individual who has
appeared before a Bri-
ti sh Review Board or a
recognised German Tri-
bunal (including panels
and Review Boards),and
has then been completely
NOTE: - The object of this
category is to ensure that,
persons who have been through
the Denazification and Cate-
gorisation machinery and
have been downgraded into
this category have proof of
such downgrading. It is not,
however, intended that those
who have been active oppo-
nents of the Nazi Party or
who have had no association
with the Party should be
placed in this category.
Land Governments are free to
issue special certificates
to such people, should it be
necessary for them to have
docunntary proof of their
f reed cn f rom 1 iabi li ty under
the Denazification legisla-
APRIL 1948
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