The State form of the Czechoslovak State will be decided by the National Assembly in agreement with the Czechoslovak National Council in Paris as bodies expressing the unanimous will of the nation. Before this is done, the State supremacy will be exercised by the National Committee.
All imperial and provincial laws will continue to remain in force until further notice.
All autonomous bodies, all State, district, municipal, and local institutions are answerable to the National Commitee, and until further notice they will continue to carry out their duties in accordance with the existing laws and regulations.
This law comes into force from today onwards.
The presidential board of the national Committee will be responsible for the carrying out of this law.
Prague, October 28,1918.
Dr. František Soukup
Dr. Alois Rašín
Dr. Vavro Šrobár