Jews in Poland Ask for Extension of Deadline on Claiming Heirless Property
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Jews in Poland Ask for Extension of Deadline on Claiming Heirless Property

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The Jewish Central Committee today appealed to the polish Government to extend the deadline set by the Government for the filing of claims ## relatives abroad who seek property left by Jewish families wiped out by the Germans. ## present deadline is December 31 of this year.

A spokesman for the Committee today indicated that the Central European ##quarters of the J.D.C. in Paris has agreed to allocate a special sum to the Committee to cover the costs of legal action connected with claiming such property. Under the ##isting regulations, the lawyers engaged to handle such cases must receive their fee from claimants abroad. The allocation by the J.D.C. will enable the Committee to ## these fees on behalf of the interested relatives.It was pointed out here that even if the Government refuses to extend the deadline, individual Jews abroad will still be in a position to apply to Polish courts ## property to which they are entitled. The December 31 deadline applies only to the special procedure established by the government, not to ordinary court action.

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