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i. Money and Banking. Closing, if necessary, and
guarding of banks, bank funds, safe deposit boxes, securities
and records; providing interim banking and credit
needs; liquidation, reorganization, and reopening of banks
at appropriate times; regulation and supervision of credit
cooperatives and other financial agencies and organizations;
execution of policies on currency fixed by higher
authority, such as the designation of types of currency to
be used and rates of exchange; supervision of the issue and
use of all types of money and credit; declaration of debt
moratoria; prevention of financial transactions with enemy
occupied or enemy territory.
m. Public Finance. Supervision and audit of the
budget, revenues, and expenditures; supervision of tax
.collection, fines, assessments, and the handling of public
funds, including revenues from government monopolies and
investments; provision for necessary financial facilities for
civil administration; levying of contributions.
n. Commodity Control,, Prices, and Rationing. Supervision
of the distribution of food and other supplies;
control of prices; rationing; prevention bf hoarding and
black markets; regulation of exports and imports; allocation
of imports for local distribution; regulation of military
requisitions and purchase; establishment of policies to be
followed in stimulating local production.
o. Agriculture. Encourage agricultural production
and the establishment and administration of programs for
p. Industry and Manufacture. Development and
supervision of such industrial and manufacturing facilities,
including lumbering, mining, petroleum production, and
fishing as may be indicated to further allied interests and
satisfy the immediate needs of the civilian population.
q. Commerce and Trade. Stimulation of wholesale
and retail trade in order to restore normal movement of
essential civilian goods from producer to consumer and thus
further economic stabilization.
r. Labor. Procurement of labor to assist any service in
the occupying forces, procurement of labor for rehabilita18
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United States. War Department. Army-Navy manual of military government and civil affairs., book, December 22, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9811/m1/30/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.