Decree On The Official Signs Of The Federal Authorities

Original Language Title: Erlaß über die Amtsschilder der Bundesbehörden

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Decree on the official signs of the federal authorities

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Date of expend: 25.09.1951

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" Decree on the official signs of the federal authorities in the Bundesgesetzblatt Part III, outline number 1130-4, published adjusted version "


(+ + + text proof validity from: 1. 1.1964 + + +) unofficial table of contents

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On the decision of the federal government, I am aware of the following: Non-Official Table of Contents


(1) The official sign of the federal authorities is a red-changed, gold-coloured rectangle, in which the black federal eagle is located, turned the head to the right, the wings open, but with the plucked plumage, beak, tongue and catch of red color.(2) Under the federal eagle (usually without specifying the place) the official designation of duty is applied with black writing. In the label, the item will be omitted. unofficial table of contents


(1) In a building, several departments entitled to conduct the official sign of the federal authorities are entitled to use a common sign with the federal eagle.(2) In this case, the names of duty station names are listed on special trailers that are suspended from each other. unofficial table of contents


(1) Three sizes are allowed for official signs. The dimensions are in centimetres:
size I II III
a) Width4229.721
b) Height
1. general outline (para. 1)59.44229.7
2. of the common office of several departments (para. 2)42,43021,2
3. the tags for paragraph 2
for single-line label1712 8, 5
with two-line label241712
(2) Which of the approved sizes of the official sign is chosen, determines according to the size and design of the building and the area on which the official sign is to be attached. unofficial table of contents


For the design of the official signs and their labelling, the attached pattern is authoritative. unofficial table of contents


(1) All federal authorities as well as the Federal Institute for Employment Services and Unemployment Insurance are entitled to take the official sign pursuant to paragraph 1 above.(2) The other legally competent federal bodies, institutions and foundations of public law do not belong to the federal authorities within the meaning of paragraph 1.(3) In cases of doubt, the Federal Minister of the Interior shall decide on the authority to lead the official sign in consultation with the relevant specialist ministers. unofficial table of contents


The provisions on the official signs of the German representations abroad are issued by the Federal Foreign Office. Non-official table of contents

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The Federal Minister for the Interior