Military government weekly information bulletin
No. 17 (November 1945)
General, pp. 10-11 PDF (829.9 KB)
genera( S5fafus of lepafriates Who Wed Germans The Netherlands Government is now refusing to repatriate any Netherlands subject who, after May 9, 1940, married a German or Austrian woman in Ger- many ;or any other country occupied by the Germans, Military Government detachments were informed by USFET cable. Such persons can, however, send written application to the Netherlands Minister of Justice to legalize their marriage and to be admitted to the Netherlands. Any Netherlands national who has married a woman of other than Ger- man, Austrian or Netherlands na- tionality after May 9, 1940 in Ger- many or any other country occupied by the Germans will be admitted tem- porarily to the Netherlands to show proof of marriage. If admitted for this latter purpose, he will be permitted to leave the country if he so desires. JUGOSLAVS SET DEADLINE The loss of Yugoslav nationality, in accordance with a law enacted in that country August 23rd of this year, has been outlined to USFET by the Chief Yugoslav Liaison Officer. Nationality will be lost by the following categories of persons, who have refused to return to their home- land during the mass repatriation pro- gram, if they fail to declare their readiness to be repatriated prior to December 15th, 1945: Officers and non-commissioned officers of the for- mer Yugoslav Army, prisoners of war and internees; and members of mili- tary formations who fought against the Yugoslav Liberation Army and left Yugoslavia either with the withdrawing enemy or before that time. Property Control Clarified The property of persons removed from office or designated as hostile to Allied purposes need not initially be taken into control (custody) by Mili- tary Government Property Control, it has been announced by PSFET. But the local Military Government Officer may, if he deems it advisable,, take such property into control. and appoint a temporary custodian at the time any such person is removed or designated as hostile. If property is taken into control or retained in control under orders from Military District Headquarters, it will be operated by a custodian to be ap- pointed by Military Government. The BUrgermeister or other appropriate lo- cal authority should be required to suggest the individuals by whom the property shall be operated. To Heat DP Box Cars The Polish repatriation movement will continue during the cold weather, and an order has been issued from USFET 10 Netherlands Nationals Marrying German or Austrian women after May 9th, 1940 must have marriage legalized by Minister of Justice before being readmitted.
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