V. I.   Lenin

Re the Drafting of a Decree on Measures for Consolidating and Developing Peasant Farming

Notes To The Commission Members

Written: Written December 4, 1920
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, pages 231b-232a.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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1) Number .f representatives from the Peasant Assistance Committees to be increased ....

2) The Agriculture Commissariat’s wording of § 6 to be taken as a basis in determining the participation of the Peasant Assistance Committees.

3) The rights of the Sowing Committees to issue compulsory regulations are to be restricted and such issue is to be made subject to a preliminary discussion of intended measures by conferences of Peasant Assistance Committees both at uyezd, gubernia and regional levels.

4) The paragraph concerning the requisitioning of seeds to be thrown out, the local bodies to be set the task of devising a form of protection of seed funds.

5) Section VII concerning penalties to be thrown out ....

6) The major part of the draft to be transferred to instructions.


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