Oct. 21, 1791

“Establishing the Age Limits for Baptism of Jews” decree of the Court Chancellery to the Lower-Austrian government [Lower-Austria; Present-day Austria]: “His Majesty have […] come to the decision that the regular ordinance of October 30, 1789 – that says that Jewish children cannot be baptized before the age of 18 – is now repealed and that all political regional authorities of each province are granted permission to baptize Jewish children who have reached the age of 14, when they (the authorities) deem it important; […].”
Braumüller, Wilhelm: Urkunden und Akten zur Geschichte der Juden in Wien. Erste Abteilung. Allgemeiner Teil 1526-1847. Zweiter Band. (Wien) 1918; p. 18, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 4/18/2016