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An edict in German and Serbian issued in Belgrade (Beograd), Yugoslavia, stating the hours when Jews were permitted to buy provisions. Issued on April 25, 1941, signed by SS Obersturmfuehrer Obersturmbannfuehrer (Lt. Col.) Ernst Moritz von Kaisenberg, head of Belgrad's Field Command.
The central features of the edict:
1) All Jews living in Belgrade can shop for foodstuffs in markets and other places ony from 10:30 and later. Vendors are prohibited from selling to them at an earlier hour.
2) At public water pumps where the public stands in line, Jews can come only after the "Aryan" population have supplied themselves with water.
3) All merchants are prohibited from selling to Jews at illegally inflated prices.
4) Any Jews transgressing from these rules are liable for punishment by 30 days' imprisonment or a fine of 10,000 dinar. They are also liable to be sent to concentration camps. These punishments are likewise applicable to those who transgress Item No. 3, above.
5) Responsibility for imposing punishment rests with the Police [Department] for Belgrade and environs.
This edict is effective immediately. Close