USAMGIK Ordinance 33

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HEADQUARTERS

UNITED STATES ARMY FORCES IN KOREA

Office of the Military Governor

Seoul, Korea

ORDINANCE
NUMBER 33


6 December 1945



VESTING TITLE TO JAPEANESE PROPERTY WITHIN KOREA

    Section Ⅰ. Ordinance Number 31 having never been published in the Official Gazette hereby declared null and void as though it were never issued.
    Section Ⅱ. The titile to all gold, silver, platinum, currency, securities accounts in financial institutions, credits, valuable papers, and any other property located within the jurisdiction of this Command, of any type and description, and the proceeds therof, owned or controlled, directly or indirectily, in whole or part, on or since 9 August 1945, by the Government of Japan, or any agency thereof, or by any of its nationals, corporations, socieries, associations, or any other organization of such government or incorporated or regulated by it is hereby vested in the Military Government of Korea as of 25 September 1945, and all such property is owned by the Military Government of Korea. It is illegal for any person without the authority of the Military Government of Korea, to enter upon or take possession of any such property, remove any part of such property, or injure of impair the value or utility of any such properly
    Section Ⅲ. All custodians, curators, officials, banks, trust companies and all other individuals, organizations or associations having possession, custody, or control of property vested in the Military Government of Korea by Section Ⅱ of this orinance are required :
    a. (1) To hold the same, suvject to the directions of the Military Governor, and pending such direction not to transfer or otherwise dispose of the same.
    (2) To perserve, maintain and safeguard and to prevent any action which will impair the value or utility of such property.
    (3) To maintain accurate records and accounts.
    b. When and as directied by the Milirary Governor
    (1) File reports furnishing such data as may be required with respect to such property and all receipts and expenditures in connevtion therewith on and after 9 August 1945
    (2) Deliver custody and control of such property and all books records and accounts; and
    (3) Account for the property and all income and proceeds.
    Section Ⅳ. Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance or of any license or order issued thereunder, shall, upon conviction by a Military Occupation Court, suffer such punishment as the court shall determine.
    Section Ⅴ. This ordinance is effective upon publication in the Official Gazette.
BY DIRECTION OF THE COMMANDING GENERAL
UNITED STATES ARMY FORCES IN KOREA


A. V. ARNOLD

Major General, United States Army

Military Governor of Korea.

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