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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
1920, No. 27, Art. 132
Resolution of the Council of Labor and Defense.
On the mobilization of miners.
In connection with the liberation of the mining areas of the Republic and due to an acute shortage of qualified miners, the Labor and Defense Council, in development and addition to the decree of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars of October 13, 1919, on the mobilization of mining and technical forces, decides:
1. All persons between the ages of 18 and 50 who worked in the mining and trades as miners, woodcutters, haulers, excavator and dredging operators, stokers and boom drivers, dredgers, mining locksmiths and carpenters. regardless of the term of work, they are declared mobilized.
Note . The registration of persons subject to mobilization, according to this paragraph, is carried out by the Subdivisions of the registration and distribution of labor of the Labor Departments in the manner prescribed by the decree of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars of February 26, 1920 on specialists in the oil business.
2. Distribution of those mobilized to places of work is carried out by the Department of Accounting and Distribution of Labor of the Peopleʹs Commissariat of Labor and Social Security by agreement with the Mining Council of the Supreme Council of the National Economy through the relevant Subdivisions of Accounting and
Distribution of Labor.
3. No petitions for leaving in the places of the former service of mobilized persons, provided for in paragraph 1 of this resolution, who work not in their specialty, are not subject to satisfaction.
4. Mobilized persons to be appointed in accordance with the instructions of the Department of Accounting and Distribution of Labor of the Peopleʹs Commissariat of Labor and Social Security. The subdivision of accounting and distribution of manpower sends with transportation documents to the Military Commissariat to satisfy them with food rations to their destination on a common basis with the commanded Red Army men.
5. Responsible managers of enterprises, institutions and farms, guilty of concealing and non‐reporting of information about the persons in the service of the enterprises, mentioned in paragraph 1 of this resolution, are subject to court as for harboring deserters.
6. Persons referred to in clause 1 of this resolution, who are in active military service in the Red Army or in the rear agencies of the military department, are subject to immediate secondment at the disposal of the Mining Council of the Supreme Council of National Economy.
7. This decree shall be put into effect by telegraph.
Chairman of the Council of Labor and Defense V. Ulyanov (Lenin) .
Secretary L. Fotieva .
April 16, 1920.
Published in No. 82 of Izvestia of the All‐Russian Central Executive
Committee of Soviets dated April 18, 1920.