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Host State Act (Gaststaatgesetz)

Long Title: Gesetz über Vorrechte, Immunitäten, Befreiungen und Erleichterungen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland als Gaststaat internationaler Einrichtungen
(Act on Privileges, Immunities, Exemptions and Facilities in the Federal Republic of Germany as Host State to International Agencies)

In the version of 30 November 2019 (Federal Law Gazette I, pp. 1929 ff., entry into force 6 December 2019).


Act on the Joint Federal/Länder Task for the Improvement of Regional Economic Structures (GRW-Gesetz)

Long Title: Gesetz über die Gemeinschaftsaufgabe “Verbesserung der regionalen Wirtschaftsstruktur”

In the version of 6 October 1969 (Federal Law Gazette I pp. 1861 ff., entry into force 1 January 1970), last amended by Article 269 of the Ordinance of 31 August 2015 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1474 ff., entry into force 8 September 2015).


Oil Stockholding Act (Erdölbevorratungsgesetz, ErdölBevG)

Long Title: Act governing the Stockholding of Oil and Petroleum Products (Gesetz über die Bevorratung mit Erdöl und Erdölerzeugnissen)

In the version of 16 January 2012 (Federal Law Gazette I, pp. 74 ff., entry into force 1 April 2012).


Offshore Wind Energy Act (Windenergie-auf-See-Gesetz, WindSeeG )

Long Title: Gesetz zur Entwicklung und Förderung der Windenergie auf See

In the version of 13 October 2016 (Federal Law Gazette I, pp. 2258 ff., entry into force 1 January 2017).


Renewable Energy Sources Act 2014 (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, EEG 2014)

Long title: Gesetz für den Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien

In the version of 21 July 2014 (Federal Law Gazette I, pp. 1066, entry into force 1 August 2014).


Protection against Infection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz, IfSG)

Long Title: Gesetz zur Verhütung und Bekämpfung von Infektionskrankheiten
beim Menschen

In the version of 20 July 2000 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1045, entry into force 1 January 2001).

Excerpt from: Gesetz zur Neuordnung seuchenrechtlicher Vorschriften (Seuchenrechtsneuordnungsgesetz – SeuchRNeuG) of 20 July 2000 adopted by the Bundestag with the consent of the Bundesrat (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1045).


Renewable Energy Sources Act 2017 (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz 2017, EEG 2017)

Long Title: Gesetz für den Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien 2017

In the version of 21 July 2014 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1066, entry into force 1 August 2014), last amended on 17 July 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2532, entry into force 25 July 2017).

The title “EEG 2017” was adopted on 13 October 2016 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2258, entry into force 1 January 2017).


NJW 2017, 3643 – Third Gender in Civil Status Law (Excerpts) (3. Gender)


to the Order of the First Senate of 10 October 2017

– 1 BvR 2019/16 –

1. The general right of personality (Article 2(1) in conjunction with Article 1(1) of the Basic Law, Grundgesetz – GG) protects the gender identity. It also protects the gender identity of those who cannot be assigned either the gender “male” or “female” permanently.


NJW 2017, 611 – NPD prohibition (NPD-Parteiverbotsverfahren)


to the Judgment of the Second Senate of 17 January 2017

– 2 BvB 1/13 –

1. The prohibition of a political party under Art. 21(2) of the Basic Law (Grundgesetz – GG) is the sharpest weapon, albeit a double-edged one, a democratic state under the rule of law has against an organised enemy. Its aim is to counter risks emanating from the existence of a political party with a fundamentally anti-constitutional tendency and from the typical ways in which it can exercise influence as an association.