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The Third Decree of General Governor Hans Frank concerning restrictions on residency in the General Gouvernement and introducing the death penalty for aid rendered to Jews, October 15, 1941

1941

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum
Warszawa, Poland

Verordnungsblatt für das Generalgouvernement. Dziennik Rozporządzeń dla Generalnego Gubernatorstwa“, Cracow, October 25, 1941, p. 595

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  • Title: The Third Decree of General Governor Hans Frank concerning restrictions on residency in the General Gouvernement and introducing the death penalty for aid rendered to Jews, October 15, 1941
  • Date: 1941
  • Location: Cracow, Poland
  • Transcript: Third Decree concerning limitations of residency in the General Gouvernement dated 15 October, 1941 On the basis of § 5 of the order and Fuhrer’s decree dated 12 October 1939 (J.R. G.R. I p. 2077) I hereby order: Article I In the order concerning the limitations on residency in the General Gouvernement dated 13 September 1940 (J.R. G.G. p. 274) with changes in a second decree concerning limitations in the General Gouverment dated 29 April 1941 (J.R. G.G. p.274) the following is to be included after § 4a this 4b: 4b (1) Jews who depart the district they are assigned to, without permission are subject to the death penalty. The same penalty applies to those individuals who aid these Jews and give them refuge. (2) Those who encourage and assist are subject to the same penalty as the individual who aids, an attempt to assist will be treated a completed act. In less serious cases the penalty decreed could be a severe prison sentence or a prison sentence. (3) The Special Courts will decide upon the sentence. Article II The above decree goes into effect on the date it is announced. Warsaw, dated 15 October 1941 General Governor Frank
  • Contributor: Polish History Museum
  • Collection: Jan Karski

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