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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)

Appendix "A" to Proclamation No. 5 (English),   pp. 8-11 PDF (1.9 MB)


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CIVIL ADMINISTRATION
transport, inter-land inland waterways (BIh/P(46)7(Final)) and
communications and postal services (BIB/P(46)6(Revise)); to
adopt and promulgate ordinances dealing with matters of general
policy affecting more than one land with respect to Inter-land
highways and highway transport (BIW/P(46)7(Final)); production,
allocation and distribution of goods, raw materials, gas, water
and electricity (BIB/P(46)5(Revise)); foreign and internal trade
(BIB/P(46)5(Revise)); price formation and price control
(BIB/P(46)5(Pevise)); production, importation, collection,
allocation, and distribution of food (BIB/P(46)8(Final));
public finance, currency, credit, banking and property control
(BIB/P(46)4(Final)); and civil service management of bizonal
department personnel (Appendix BA" to BICIV/M(47)4); and such
other functions as may from time to time be determined by the
Bipartite Board. Such ordinances are subject to the approval
of the Bipartite Board. The approval of the Board to earh ordi-
nance shall be indicated by an indorsement stating that it has
received such approval under the terms of Article I(2) of the
Military Government Proclamation or Military Government Ordinance
by which the Council is given its powers. Except where these
Economic Council ordinances with Bipartite Board approval specifi-
cally reserve to the Economic Council or delegate to the Executive
Committee or Executive Directors the power to issue implementing
regulations pursuant to the ordinances, the Laender shall promptly
implement the ordinances;
(3) To adopt and promulgate, subject to approval as set forth in
Para. (2) above, ordinances allocating to the Economic Council,
the Executive Committee, or the Executive Directors, the power
to issue implementing regulations under specific existing legis-
lation which is within the fields referred to in Para. (2) above;
(4) To delegate such of its powers as may be deemed appropriate to the
Executive Committee, except for the power to adopt and promulgate
ordinances set forth in Fara. (2) above and the power of appoint-
ment set forth in Para. (5) below;
(5)  To appoint, from nominations made by the Executive Committee, and
to remove, upon its own motion, the Executive Directors. To de-
fine the functions of the Executive Directors and their relations
to the Economic Council, the Executive Committee and the laender;
(6) To consider and pass the annual estimates of revenue and expendi-
ture of the Council and of its departments.
2. Executive Committee
a. Composition--One representative from each Land appointed by the Land
Government who will serve on a full-time basis. Members of the Executive
Committee
shall attend all meetings of the Economic Council as non-voting members.
b.  Functions:
(1) To propose and make recommendations on ordinances for adoption by
the Economic Council;
(2) To issue implementing regulations within the scope of the authority
delegated to the Executive Committee by the Economic Council;
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