You see this mentioned quite often where people talk about when exactly we can say that items were controlled by the
RZM
and therefore whether an item should be marked accordingly. The official announcement that the
RZM
now controlled HJ, BDM, DJ and
JM
clothing, equipment and insignia was published in
RJF
Verordnungsblatt II/8 29th of July 1934. I thought I would translate it and post it here.

Production and sales:

  • HJ, BDM, DJ and
    JM
    clothing, equipment and insignia now under the control of the
    RZM
  • The authority to make and sell such items can only be issued by the
    RZM
  • Sale of the items only permitted through official
    RZM
    outlets and only to persons who are in possession of the appropriate membership card
  • If a membership card has not yet been issued then an authorisation signed by either the Gefolgschaftsführer, Fähnleinführer, Mädelgruppenführerin or
    JM
    -Gruppenführerin must be provided to show that the boy or girl is allowed to buy in an
    RZM
    outlet


Items already in stock prior to this order were subject to the following requirements:

  • All items in stock that meet 80% of the
    RZM
    requirements on materials used but that otherwise meet the requirements to 100% will receive transitional
    RZM
    labels and will be authorised for sale. Transitional labels are not, however, to be applied to the following items: rank insignia, shoulder straps, all buttons (including metal buttons), jacket rear and side hooks, belts, cross-strap attachments and toggles
  • All future production must have the correct
    RZM
    labels/markings. Items without such labels/markings are not authorised for sale


Control of companies:
  • It is the responsibility of the
    RZM
    to ensure that companies are in compliance. It is not the responsibility of units to ensure compliance but all occurrences of non-compliance with
    RZM
    policy are to be reported and the company politely warned by the Bann or Unterbann. Repeated occurrences are to be reported to Department I of the
    RJF
  • If items are noticed in an
    RZM
    outlet that are marked as
    RZM
    -compliant but in fact are not then an example should be purchased and sent to Department I of the
    RJF
    with the label, the address of the outlet and the price paid


Publishing of orders(instructions
  • Unit leaders are reminded that they are not permitted to publish local orders/instructions that deviate, even minimally, from those of the
    RZM
    and that they will be held responsible for any damages caused.
  • All relevant orders/instructions/regulations will be published in the 'Mitteilungsblatt der
    RZM
    ' and units will receive information on how to receive a copy
  • The Gebiete and Obergaue have received pattern items and these remain valid. If any changes are required to these pattern pieces these will be made and the revised items will be distributed. Authorisation to sell the older items will be given
  • All clothing, equipment and insignia that are currently in use will remain valid as long as they are in accordance with the book 'Bekleidung und Ausrüstung der HJ' and any subsequent instructions. If changes to the materials used are subsequently required for such items their validity


The authorisation of companies
  • If the Gebiete, Obergaue or indeed lower-level units require the services of companies that do not have an
    RZM
    licence they are to request the appropriate application forms from the
    RZM
    . The applications should be sent to Department I of the
    RJF
    along with a description of the problem. The
    RJF
    will discuss this with the
    RZM
    with a view to getting the company authorised


Procurement
  • The following items will be delivered exclusively through the
    RJF
    and orders are to be placed with the
    RJF
    at Gefolgschaft (and equivalent) level or higher:
    • Area and Landjahr triangles
    • DJ rune patches
    • Landjahr shoulder straps
    • Tradition triangles
    • Marine-HJ hat tallies
    • BDM cloth diamonds
    • Sports badges
    • Qualification badges
    • Shoulder straps for the rank of Bannführer and higher (including those in staff appointments)



There is a little more but that is essentially the content. Hope it is of interest.