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From the Collection of enactment and decrees of the government for 1921, Administration of the Council of People's Commissars of the USSRDownload PDF this collection
On the exemption of employees of state institutions, enterprises and farms from being involved in periodic duties. ( Izv. No. 252, S. U. 74607 ).
Article No. 607.
Decree of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars.
The Council of Peopleʹs Commissars decided:
1. To release workers and employees employed in state enterprises, institutions and farms of the Republic from all kinds of periodic involvement in mass labor duties, provided that they do not; violations by these workers and employees of the rules on combating truancy established by the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars.
Note . Clause 1 of this Resolution applies to employees of cooperative and professional centers and their local departments.
2. In cases of natural disasters (fires, snow drifts, floods, etc.), the categories of the population indicated in clause 1 may be involved in the elimination of these disasters in the order of labor service on a general basis.
3. Exceptions from the rules established by this resolution are allowed in emergency cases by special resolutions of the Labor and Defense Council.
Chairman of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars V. Ulyanov (Lenin) .
N. Gorbunov, Administrator of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars .
Secretary L. Fotieva .
November 3, 1921.
Published in No. 252 Izvestia of the All‐Russian Central Executive
Committee of Soviets dated November 10, 1921.