Law against the Founding of New Parties
July 14, 1933
Translated from Reichsgesetzblatt I, 1933, p. 479.
The Reich Government has decided on the following law and hereby proclaims it:
The National Socialist German Workers Party is the only political party in Germany.
The maintenance of the organizational cohesion of another political party or the founding of a new political party is punishable with prison of up to three years, or with jail from six months to three years, insofar as the act is not punishable with a higher penalty under other provisions of the law.
Berlin, July 14, 1933
Reich Chancellor Adolf Hitler
Reich Minister of the Interior Frick
Reich Minister of Justice Dr. Gürtner