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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.

Law for liberation from National Socialism and Militarism (German legislation), 5 March 1946, as amended and annotated,   pp. 52-97 PDF (13.5 MB)

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IV. Property values, acquisition of which resulted from ex-
ploitation of political connections or special National
Socialistic measures, such as "Aryanization" and armament,
shall be confiscated.
V. Single or recurrent special contributions to a reparation
fund shall be ordered.
VI. During the period of probation, certain additional sanctions,
as specified in Article 16, may be imposed iil just selection
and modification, in particular;
(a) Restrictions in the exercise of a free profession, and
prohibition to train apprentices;
(b) With regard to civil servants; reduction of retirement
pay, transfer to retirement or to a position of inferior
rank or to another office with reduced pay, rescission
of promotion, transfer from   civil service status to
contractual employment;
(c) With regard to trade and industry, including agriculture
and forestry; prohibition to carry on an enterprise, duty
to sell an interest, increase in delivery of agricultural
or other products, and requirement to perform special
VII. Assignment to a labor camp and complete confiscation of
property may not be ordered.
M. G. Anno
The period of probation for a Lesser Offender must be fixed
at a minimum of two years from the date of the decision by the
Tribunal (MGR 9-832 b (5)).
Lesser Offenders may perform compulsory labor up to 180 days
in working out their fines in accordance with the rate set by a
Tribunal (Regulation No. 17, MGR 24-500.117).
Property sanctions levied on Lesser Offenders shall amount to
10 /o to 40 0/0 of their property, but in no case less than RM 500.
In exeptional cases, the sanction may exceed 400/o. The Tribunal
may permit payments in instalments in appropriate cases (see In-
structions, MGR 24-500.60).
Sanctions against Followers:
(1) They shall be ordered to pay single or recurrent con-
tributions to funds for reparations. There shall be taken
into account the length of membership, the amount of dues
and other contributions, the property, income, and family
conditions, and similar circumstances.
(2) In addition, in the case of civil servants, transfer to retire-
ment or to an office with inferior rank or to another
agency, possibly with reduction in pay, or the rescission
of a promotion received while the person belonged to the
NSDAP, may be ordered. With regard to persons in trade
and industry, including agriculture and forestry, similar
measures may be ordered.
APRIL 1948
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