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Provisions in the Soviet Occupation Zone and in the GDR

Restitutions until 1949

Soviet Occupation Zone

1) Order No. 124 by the Supreme Commander of the Soviet Military Administration in Germany on the Confiscation and Acquisition of Certain Property Categories, October 30, 1945, here according to: Ministry for Foreign Affairs (East Germany) / Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Soviet Union) (Eds.): Um ein antifaschistisch-demokratisches Deutschland. Dokumente aus den Jahren 1945–1949, Staatsverlag der DDR: Berlin [Ost] 1968, pp. 189–192. PDF

2) Order No. 126 by the Supreme Commander of the Soviet Military Administration in Germany on the Confiscation of Property of the former National Socialist Party, its bodies and its affiliated organizations, October 31, 1945, here according to: Ministry for Foreign Affairs (East Germany) / Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Soviet Union) (Eds.): Um ein antifaschistisch-demokratisches Deutschland. Dokumente aus den Jahren 1945–1949, Staatsverlag der DDR: Berlin [Ost] 1968, pp. 194–196. PDF

3) Order No. 97 by the Supreme Commander of the Soviet Military Administration in Germany Establishing a German Central Commission for Confiscation and Sequestration including implementation provisions, March 29, 1946, here according to: Ministry for Foreign Affairs (East Germany) / Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Soviet Union) (Eds.): Um ein antifaschistisch-demokratisches Deutschland. Dokumente aus den Jahren 1945–1949, Staatsverlag der DDR: Berlin [Ost] 1968, pp. 252–256. PDF

4) Order No. 82 by the Supreme Commander of the Soviet Military Administration and by the Supreme Commander of the Group of Soviet Occupation Forces in Germany, April 29, 1948, here according to: RegBl. Mecklenburg 1948, p. 76. PDF

 

Mecklenburg

1) Law on the Restitution of Unlawfully Seized Assets to Anti-Fascist-Democratic Organizations and to Religious and Charitable Institutions in Mecklenburg, April 29, 1948, in: RegBl. Mecklenburg 1948, p. 76 et seq. PDF

 

Saxony-Anhalt

1) Law on the transfer of assets of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt to anti-fascist-democratic organizations, May 30, 1947, in: GBl. Sachsen-Anhalt 1947 I, p. 97 et seq. PDF

 

Thuringia

1) Act on Wiedergutmachung of Thuringia, September 14, 1945, in: RegBl. Thüringen 1945 I, pp. 24–26. PDF

1a) Act Repealing the Act on Wiedergutmachung of Thuringia of September 14, 1945, July 25, 1952, in: RegBl. Thüringen 1952, p. 189. PDF

 

Assistance for Victims of National Socialist Persecution

Berlin

1) Resolution by the Berlin Magistrate on the „Care for the Victims of Fascism“, June 5, 1945, in: VOBl. Berlin No. 1, July 1945, p. 16 et seq. PDF

2) Ordinance on Pension Payments to Victims of Fascism, February 18, 1947, in: VOBl. Berlin 1947, p. 51 et seq. PDF

3) Provisions on the Payment of Pension Benefits, March 10, 1947, in: VOBl. Berlin 1947, p. 69. PDF

3a) Implementation Regulations for the Provisions on the Payment of Pension Benefits of March 10, 1947, April 9, 1948, in: VOBl. Berlin 1948 I, pp. 219–222. PDF

4) Ordinance Securing the Legal Position of Recognized Victims of the Nazi Regime (VdN), June 14, 1950, in: VOBl. Berlin [Ost] 1950 I, pp. 159–161. PDF

4a) Executive Directive to the Ordinance Securing the Legal Position of Recognized Victims of the Nazi Regime (VdN), January 22, 1951, in: VOBl. Berlin [Ost] 1951 I, pp. 59–61. PDF

4aa) Correction of the Executive Directive to the Ordinance Securing the Legal Position of Recognized Victims of the Nazi Regime (VdN) of January 22, 1951, February 27, 1951, in: VOBl. Berlin [Ost] 1951 I, p. 106. PDF

5) Guidelines for the Recognition as Victim of the Nazi Regime, June 14, 1950, in: VOBl. Berlin [Ost] 1950 I, p. 162 et seq. PDF

 

Brandenburg

1) VDecree on “Victims of Fascism“, including guidelines on victim care, October 9, 1945, in: VBl. Brandenburg 1945, p. 44 et seq. PDF

2) Granting of social security benefits to recognized Victims of Fascism, September 5, 1946, in: VBl. Brandenburg 1946, p. 300. PDF

3) Ordinance on Social Security Benefits for Recognized Victims of Fascism Without Social Insurance, August 20, 1947, in: GVBl. Brandenburg 1947 II, p. 327 et seq. PDF

 

Mecklenburg

1) Act on Pension Payments to Victims of Fascism, January 15, 1947, in: RegBl. Mecklenburg 1946, p. 16. PDF

 

Saxony

1) Ordinance on the Care for Victims of Fascism an on the Establishment of a Land Research Office (Landesnachforschungsamt), September 24, 1945, in: AN LV Sachsen 1945, p. 110. PDF

1a) Executive provisions on the Ordinance on the Care for the Victims of Fascism an on the Establishment of a Land Research Office (Landesnachforschungsamt) of September 24, 1945, February 22, 1946, in: Gesetze LV Sachsen 1946, p. 5. PDF

2) Promulgation Regarding Cure Stays for Victims of Fascism Suffering From Lung Deseases, n. d., in: AN LV Sachsen, January 20, 1946, p. 23. PDF

3) Promulgation Regarding Appeals by Victims of Fascism, n. D., in: AN LV Sachsen, January 27, 1946, p. 34 et seq. PDF

4) Ordinance on the Care for the Victims of Fascism by the Social Insurance Scheme, March 20, 1946, in: Gesetze LV Sachsen 1946, p. 141 et seq. PDF

 

Saxony-Anhalt

1) Ordinance on Wiedergutmachung for “Victims of Fascism“ in the province of Saxony, September 9, 1945, in: VBl. Provinz Sachsen No. 1, October 6, 1945, p. 37. PDF

1a) Executive provisions to the Ordinance on Wiedergutmachung for “Victims of Fascism“, September 9, 1945, in: VBl. Provinz Sachsen No. 1, October 6, 1945, p. 38. PDF

2) Wiedergutmachung for Civil Servants and Public Service Employees Reprimanded for Political Reasons, September 21, 1945, in: VBl. Provinz Sachsen No. 1, October 6, 1945, p. 40 et seq. PDF

3) Appeal by the President of the Province of Saxony, October 12, 1945, in: VBl. Provinz Sachsen No. 2, October 20, 1945, p. 42. PDF

4) Pension Payments by way of Wiedergutmachung, n. d., in: VBl. Provinz Sachsen No. 7, November 15, 1945, p. 9. PDF

5) Tax relief for „Victims of Fascism“, April 25, 1946, in: VBl. Provinz Sachsen No. 17, May 4, 1946, p. 157. PDF

 

Thuringia

1) Directives on the Provisional Care and Support for Victims of Fascism, September 24 1945, in: RGBl. Thüringen 1945 II, p. 9 et seq. PDF

2) Act on the Provisional Regulation of Assistance Measures for “Victims of Fascism“ in the Land Thuringia, June 15, 1946, in: RegBl. Thüringen 1946 I, p. 99 et seq. PDF

2a) Executive provision for the Act on the Provisional Regulation of Assistance Measures for “Victims of Fascism“ in the Land Thuringia of June 15, 1946, June 15, 1946, in: RegBl. Thüringen 1946 I, p. 100. PDF

 

Soviet Occupation Zone

1) Ordinance by the German Economic Commission to Secure the Legal Position of Recognized Victims of National Socialist Persecution, October 5, 1949, in: ZVOBl. SBZ 1949 I, p. 765 et seq. PDF

 

GDR

1) Executive provisions for the Ordinance by the German Economic Commission to Secure the Legal Position of Recognized Victims of National Socialist Persecution, February 10, 1950, in: GBl. DDR 1950, pp. 87–92. PDF

2) Guidelines for the Recognition as Persecutees of the Nazi Regime, February 10, 1950, in: GBl. DDR 1950, pp. 92–94. PDF

2a) Resolution by the Presidency of the GDR Council of Ministers Repealing the “Guidelines for the Recognition as Persecutees of the Nazi Regime“, March 18, 1974, in: BArch, DC 20-I/4/3036, pp. 125–133/4. PDF

2b) Resolution by the Presidency of the GDR Council of Ministers Amending the Resolution Repealing the “Guidelines for the Recognition as Persecutees of the Nazi Regime“, March 1, 1990, in: BArch, DC 20-I/3/2925, pp. 120–124. PDF

3) Ordinance Instituting the Medal for the Fighters Against Fascism 1933–1945, February 22, 1958, in: GBl. DDR 1958 I, p. 198 et seq. PDF

4) Ordinance on the Payment of Honorary Pensions for Fighters Against Fascism and for Victims of Fascism and Their Descendants, April 8, 1965, in: GBl. DDR 1965 II, p. 293 et seq. PDF

4a) First executive provision for the Ordinance on the Payment of Honorary Pensions for Fighters Against Fascism and for Victims of Fascism, April 8, 1965, in: GBl. DDR 1965 II, p. 295 et seq. PDF

5) Resolution by the Presidency of the GDR Council of Ministers on the Crediting of the Honorary Pensions, December 22, 1966, in: BArch, DC 20-I/4/1468, pp. 1–10, hier p. 4 et seq., Beschlussvorlage in: BArch, DC 20-I/4/1472, pp. 111–118.
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6) Resolution by the Presidency of the GDR Council of Ministers on Measures to Improve the the Benefits for Fighters Against Fascism and for Victims of Fascism and Their Descendants, September 8, 1971, in: BArch, DC 20-I/4/2525, pp. 18–21. PDF

7) Order on the Payment of Honorary Pensions for Fighters Against Fascism and for Victims of Fascism and Their Descendants, September 20, 1976, in: BArch, DC 20/4104, pp. 25–28. PDF

7a) Order No. 2 on the Payment of Honorary Pensions for Fighters Against Fascism and for Victims of Fascism and Their Descendants, October 9, 1985, in: BArch, DC 20/4100, p. 54 et seq. PDF

7b) Order No. 3 on the Payment of Honorary Pensions for Fighters Against Fascism and for Victims of Fascism and Their Descendants, December 30, 1988, in: BArch, DC 20/4100, p. 113 et seq. PDF

8) Ordinance on the GDR Social Insurance System, November 9, 1977, in: GBl. DDR 1978 I, p. 1–22. PDF

9) Ordinance on the Granting and Calculation of Social Security Pensions, November 23, 1979, in: GBl. DDR 1979 I, p. 401–413. PDF

10) Act Harmonizing Existing Pensions to the Net Level of the Federal Republic of Germany and Other Pension Regulations (Pension Equalization Act), June 28, 1990, in: GBl. DDR 1990 I, p. 495–500. PDF

10a) Circular note by the Head Office of the GDR Social Insurance System – Pension Insurance – to the regional and district offices on the implementation of the legal principles of the Pension Equalization Act of June 28, 1990, in the context of the honorary pensions to Fighters against Fascism and Victims of Fascisms and their descendants (VdN), September 12, 1990, Fotokopie, in: BArch, B 149/91468. PDF

 

International

1) Minutes on the Waiver of Reparation Payments and on Other Measures to Alleviate the Financial and Economic Obligations of the German Democratic Republic Connected With the Consequences of the War, August 22, 1953, reprinted in: Berliner Zeitung 9. Jg., No. 196, August 25, 1953, p. 3. PDF

2) EDeclaration of the Polish Government, August 24, 1953, reprinted in: Berliner Zeitung 9. Jg., No. 196, August 25, 1953, p. 4. PDF

3) Agreement between the Government of the German Democratic Republic and the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on the Settlement of Certain Unresolved Issues in the Relations Between the Two States, May 22, 1963, reprinted in: Zeitschrift für offene Vermögensfragen 1995, p. 97 et seq. For more information on the agreement also see Information for the Politburo of the Central Committee of the SED, May 25, 1963, in: BArch, DY 30/48491 PDF; Information for the GDR Council of Ministers, in: BArch, DC 20-I/4/731, p. 113 et seqq. PDF, and Resolution of the GDR Council of Ministers of May 30, 1963, in: BArch, DC 20-I/4/727, p. 38. PDF)

4) AAgreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland and the Government of the German Democratic Republic on the Settlement of Unresolved Property and Financial Issues, October 3, 1984, here according to: Bericht StäV Berlin (Ost) an BKAmt, October 17, 1984, in: BArch, B 136/20355 PDF. Reprinted according to a different source in: RGV A III 2.

5) Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Government of the German Democratic Republic on the Settlement of Unresolved Property Issues, October 24, 1986, here according to: Bericht StäV Berlin (Ost) an BKAmt, November 5, 1986, in: BArch, B 136/20355 PDF. Reprinted according to a different source in: RGV A III 3.

6) Agreement between the Republic of Austria and the German Democratic Republic on the Settlement of Unresolved Property Issues, August 21, 1987, here according to: Bericht StäV Berlin (Ost) an BKAmt, September 22, 1986, in: BArch, B 136/20355 PDF and BGBl. Österreich No. 188/1988 PDF. Reprinted according to a different source in: RGV A III 4.

6a) Federal Act of January 22, 1988, on the Distribution of the Funds Allocated Through the Agreement between the Republic of Austria and the German Democratic Republic on the Settlement of Unresolved Property Issues (GDR Distribution Act), in: BGBl. Österreich No. 189/1988. PDF

7) Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Government of the German Democratic Republic on the Settlement of Unresolved Property and Financial Issues, December 3, 1987, here according to: Bericht StäV Berlin (Ost) an BKAmt, December 16, 1987, in: BArch, B 136/20355 PDF. Reprinted according to a different source in: RGV A III 5.

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