2 dieses Artikels getroffenen Maßnahmen hat der Reichspräsident unverzüglich dem Reichstag Kenntnis zu geben. Enabling Act, law passed by the German Reichstag (Diet) in 1933 that enabled Adolf Hitler to assume dictatorial powers. Deputies from the Nazi Party, the German National People’s Party, and the Centre Party voted in favour of the act, which “enabled” Hitler’s government to issue decrees independently of the Reichstag and the presidency. The Enabling Act allowed the Reich government to issue laws without the consent of Germany’s parliament, laying the foundation for the complete Nazification of German society. 324–325; Hubris, pp.  On 29 August 1921 an emergency proclamation was issued limiting the wearing of imperial military uniforms to current serving members of the armed forces. Many in the German elite remained monarchists, supportive of an authoritarian form of government, and unwilling to accept a constitution that challenged too many conservative values and which they viewed as radically liberal. Embedded within the Weimar Constitution was an article that encompassed the right/left political tension and would be fundamental to Adolf Hitler's rise to power. "It ... marks the shift from parliamentary ... to presidential government ... [which] gave the Nazis a 'legal' route to success that Hitler so needed" (Collier and Pedley, p. 167). It is difficult to avoid the conclusions that (a) the democratic processes—namely, parliamentary negotiation to achieve a working majority, either on a single piece of legislation or on a legislative program—were just too difficult for this cast of characters and (b) the parties were too parochial and self-interested to cooperate in the greater interests of the whole (Kershaw, Vol 1, pp. The text of the Article 48 neither precisely defined the kind of emergency that would justify its use nor expressly granted to the President the power to enact, issue, or otherwise promulgate legislation. On 29 August 1921 an emergency proclamation was issued limiting the wearing of imperial military uniforms to current ser… Constitutional restrictions on searches and confiscation of property were likewise suspended.  When Hindenburg gave his authority and issued the decree, the Reichstag repudiated the decree, by a small majority on 18 July 1930. The 5 March elections gave the Nazi-DNVP coalition a narrow majority in the Reichstag. Its full name was the “Law to Remedy the Distress of the People and the Reich.” Immediately following the end of World War I, the Kaiser (Germany's emperor) fled, leaving Germany to be governed by what would become known as the Weimar Republic. It gave Hitler a base from which to carry out the first steps of his National Socialist revolution. It was…, Two days later the Enabling Bill, giving full powers to Hitler, was passed in the Reichstag by the combined votes of Nazi, Nationalist, and Centre party deputies (March 23, 1933).