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Translation of document 3326-PS

           OFFICIAL GAZETTE FOR THE OCCUPIED DUTCH
                    TERRITORIES, YEAR 1941
            [Verordnungsblatt fuer die besetzten
                 Niederlaendischen Gebiete]
                     Part 39, Page 785.

Decree of the Reich Commissioner or the occupied
Netherlands Territories, whereby an order is put
into effect, issued by the Reich Minister of
Economics regarding the blocking of property
within the country belonging to Jews, who
emigrated to the Netherlands.

Pursuant to section 5 of the Fuehrer's decree
concerning the exercise of governmental authority
in the Netherlands of 18 May 1940, I hereby order
as follows:

                          Section 1

The order printed in the appendix-issued by the
Reich Minister of Economics, concerning the
blocking of property within the country belonging
to Jews who emigrated to the Netherlands herewith
takes effect.

                          Section 2

Proper Foreign Exchange Control Offices in the
sense of this order are those which are considered
proper Foreign Exchange Control Offices in the
German Reich in accordance with the prevailing
regulations.

                          Section 3

Failure to comply with this order will be
punished, pursuant to the rules of point VI of the
law of Dec. 12, 1838 (RGBI. I pg. 1733) dealing
ith the control of foreign exchange.  It will be
considered a punishable act in the sense of
Section 2, paragraph 2, of the decree No. 52/1940,
which concerns German jurisdiction over crimes in
the sense of the decree No. 123/1941.

                    The Reich Commissioner for the
                  occupied Netherlands territories
                                      SEYSS-INQUAT

Appendix

Order concerning the blocking of property within
the country belonging to Jews who emigrated to the
Netherlands.

Pursuant to section 60 of the Foreign Exchange
Decree, I hereby order the following, to take
effect as of Sept. 1st, 1941:

Jews, residing in occupied Netherlands
territories, who emigrated from the German Reich
after August 3rd, 1931, and who at that time were
German citizens-can dispose their property-still
remaining in parts of the German Reich-only with
the consent of the proper Foreign Exchange Control
office.

Berlin, August 30, 1941

               For the Reich Minister of Economics
                                (s)  Dr. Landfried