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Only that official can be promoted who, besides absolutely fulfilling his general duties;
a. In consideration of his former political attitude offers absolute guarantee therefore, and has proved since January 30, 1933, that he takes the part of the National Socialist State at all times and represents it effectively.
b. Has given documentary proof that he and his spouse are of German or related blood (Article 1 a. paragraph 3 of the Reich officials law).
c. In his official achievements and abilities, completely fulfills the demands of the higher office. Length of service alone does not justify promotion in any case.Berchtesgaden, 14 October 1936.
Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression Volume IV
Office of the United States Chief Counsel for Prosecution of Axis Criminality
Washington, DC : United States Government Printing Office, 1946