Law On The Establishment Of A Federal Agency For Agriculture And Food

Original Language Title: Gesetz über die Errichtung einer Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung

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The Law on the Establishment of a Federal Institute of Agriculture and Food (BLEG)

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Date of departure: 02.08.1994

Full quote:

" Law on the establishment of a Federal Institute for Agriculture and Food of 2. August 1994 (BGBl. I p. 2018, 2019), most recently by Article 11 of the Law of 9. December 2010 (BGBl. I p. 1885) "

:Last modified by Art. 11 G v. 9.12.2010 I 1885

For details, see the Notes


(+ + + text evidence from: 12.8.1994 + + +)

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content overview

§ 1legal form, name, seat
§ 2Tasks
§ 3Institutions
§ 4President
§ 5Board of Directors
§ 6Administrative Board rights and tasks
§ 7Technical Advisory Councils
§ 8Statutes and Supervision
§ 9Administrative budget
§ 10Economic plan, credit authorization
§ 11Officials
§ 12Workers, workers
§ § 13to 15 (omitted)
§ 16Correction of
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§ 1 legal form, name, seat

The Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection) is responsible for a The Federal Institute for Agricultural and Forestry (Bundesanstalt für Agricultural Marktordnung) and the Federal Office for Nutrition and Forestry (Bundesamt für Ernährung und forestry) have been established by the Federal Institute for Agricultural Market Regulations The institute bears the name "Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung" (Federal Institute for Agriculture and Food). It has its headquarters in Bonn. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 tasks

(1) The Federal Institute is responsible for the tasks previously carried out by the Federal Institute for Agricultural and Rural Development (Bundesanstalt für farms) Market regulations and the Federal Office of Nutrition and Forestry were transferred. Its tasks include:
The regulation and order of agricultural markets and implementation the common organization of the market, insofar as it is competent to do so by law or regulation,
the provision of the Measures referred to in Article 3 (1) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1290/2005 of 21 May 2005. June 2005 on the financing of the common agricultural policy (OJ L 327, 28.8. 1), as amended in each case, within the framework of Article 14 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1290/2005, even in so far as the Bundesanstalt is not responsible for the implementation of the measures ,
The exercise of tasks of food security and food security, insofar as it is responsible for this by law or regulation
The procurement, posture and recovery of supplies of food and feed supplies for security of supply,
as part of its activity, the investigation, development and testing of new forms and ways of marketing to improve market flows,
the granting of authorisations and the implementation of other legislation for the international trade in goods and services with products of the food, land and Forestry, in so far as it is competent to do so by law or regulation,
the implementation of any other law or regulation transferred by law or regulation Tasks,
the administrative execution of the federal government, for which no other jurisdiction is established by law and with the implementation of which it is
Ministry of Economics and Technology)
(2) The Federal Institute of Business Administration is to serve its commercial and technical tasks. Non-official table of contents

§ 3 institutions

(1) Federal institution bodies are the President and the Board of Directors.(2) The tasks and powers of the institutions shall be determined by the Statute, insofar as they are not governed by this Act. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 President

(1) The President shall conduct the business and manage the assets of the Federal Institute on its own responsibility in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the Articles of Association and the instructions of the Federal Ministry. He represents the Federal Institute in court and out of court.(2) The President shall have a permanent representative (Vice-President). Non-official table of contents

§ 5 Board of Directors

(1) The Board of Directors consists of up to 28 members, not more than
Six representatives of agriculture, including garden and viticulture, forestry, and the fishing industry,
three representatives of the consumer,
three representatives of the large- and external trade,
two representatives of the retail trade,
two representatives of the Dietary craft,
two representatives of the food industry,
two representatives of the food industry agricultural cooperatives,
a representative of the country goods trade,
Representatives of the Federal Ministry,
a representative of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology,
a representative of the Federal Ministry of Finance,
four representatives of the supreme state authorities for Food, Agriculture and Forestry.
The members of the Board of Directors must meet the requirements for eligibility for the German Bundestag.(2) The representatives of the groups referred to in the first sentence of the first sentence of 1 to 8 (economic groups) shall be appointed and dismissed by the Federal Ministry on a proposal from the respective top-level associations. Your order will be made for a period of four years; if a representative fails prematurely, his successor will be appointed for the remainder of the term of office.(3) The representatives of the Federal Ministries are appointed and dismissed by the competent federal ministries, the representatives of the supreme state authorities of the Federal Council.(4) The representative of the Federal Ministry shall be chaired by the Administrative Board. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 Rights and tasks of the Board of Directors

(1) The Board of Directors
advises the Federal Institute on the performance of its technical tasks, in particular it can be used with regard to the He shall give his opinion on the annual report and the closure of the accounts; he shall be informed by the President on a regular basis of the activities of the Bundesanstalt; in this respect, he shall have the right to provide information to the President of the Federal Republic of Germany and on hearing,
is about to set up specialist advisory boards and agree to work with each other.
It is submitted to the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Proposals in matters relating to the technical duties of the Federal Institute and will be addressed by the Federal Ministry in all the fundamental questions relating to the Federal Institute, in particular the appointment of the President and the Vice-President as well as in the event of an amendment to the Articles of Association. Sentences 1 and 2 shall not apply to the tasks in accordance with § 2 (1) sentence 2 no. 2.(2) The representatives of the economic groups shall not be bound by any orders or instructions and shall provide their office to the best of their knowledge and consciences.(3) The members of the Board of Directors act on a voluntary basis.(4) The Administrative Board shall adopt its rules of procedure, which shall require the approval of the Federal Ministry. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Advisory Councils

(1) Professional advisory councils can be formed for the technical areas. They shall be composed of experts from the producers, trade, processors and consumers who, on a proposal from the respective centres of excellence and, where not represented in the latter, shall also be appointed by the Bundesfachfederations of the Board of Directors appointed and dismissed. In addition, representatives of the Federal Ministry and the Supreme State authorities are members of the advisory councils; with regard to their appointment and dismise, Section 5 (3) applies accordingly.(2) The specialised advisory councils have the task of directly advising the institutions of the Federal Institute on matters relating to the respective department. To that extent, they shall have the right to provide information and to be consulted with the President and the Administrative Board.(3) § 6 (2) to (4) shall apply accordingly. Non-official table of contents

§ 8 Statutes and supervision

(1) The Federal Ministry is authorized to do so with regard to the sentence 2 Nos. 5 and 6 in the Agreement with the Federal Ministry of Finance, by means of a decree law which does not require the approval of the Bundesrat, to enact the statutes of the Federal Agency. The statutes shall, where necessary, include in particular provisions on
the designation of the Top confederations according to § 5 (2), the activities of the Board of Directors as well as the composition of the advisory councils,
the rights and obligations of the institutions the Federal Institute and the Technical Advisory Councils,
the transfer of the power of drawing to employees of the Federal Institute,
the structure of the Bundesanstalt,
the financial management, economic management and accounting of the Bundesanstalt,
The borrowing pursuant to § 10 para. 4 and 5.
(2) The Federal Institute is subject to the legal and professional supervision of the Federal Ministry. The Federal Ministry may issue instructions to the Federal Office. The Federal Institute is obliged to provide the Federal Ministry with information on the management and to submit the documents to the Federal Agency.(3) In the event that the Federal Institute does not fulfil its tasks or only fails to do so, the Federal Ministry shall have the power to carry out the tasks itself or to have it carried out by a special representative. Non-official table of contents

§ 9 Administrative budget

(1) The Federal Agency shall have the revenue to be expected in the administrative area, and likely to be incurred in an administrative budget. The drawing up and implementation of the administrative budget, payments, accounting and accounting shall apply in accordance with the rules applicable to the Federation.(2) The administrative budget shall be established by the President. It requires the approval of the Federal Ministry for its effectiveness, which also extends to the appropriateness of the approaches. The Federal Ministry reimburse the Federal Institute for the compensation of the approved administrative budget the administrative expenditure which is not covered by its own revenue.(3) After the end of the financial year, an account shall be drawn up of revenue and expenditure in the administrative area. The bill is to be examined by the Federal Ministry. The Federal Ministry gives discharge. Non-official table of contents

§ 10 Economic plan, credit authorization

(1) The Bundesanstalt places the outside of the administrative area at the Tasks in accordance with Article 2 (1) are expected to be incurred in an economic plan before the beginning of the financial year. The economic plan shall be drawn up by the President. The Federal Ministry is reimbursed by the Federal Ministry for the expenses
for tasks pursuant to § 2 para. 1 sentence 2 nos. 1 and 2 from the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund and the federal budget appropriations,
for the remaining tasks from the federal budget, unless otherwise provided by law.
(3) After the end of the financial year, according to the guidelines of the Federal Ministry to draw up a balance sheet, a profit and loss account and a business report. § 9 (3) sentence 2 to 4 shall apply.(4) The Bundesanstalt shall be authorised to borrow for the purpose of financing the value of the goods which have been intervened and for which they have been stored, provided that the funds allocated to it for this purpose for the purpose of self-management are not sufficient.(5) In order to carry out its task pursuant to Article 2 (1), second sentence, point 2, the Bundesanstalt shall receive federal liquidity assistance in order to provide the necessary expenses, to the extent that corresponding funds from the budget of the European Union are not yet available to the Made available. Non-official table of contents

§ 11 Officials

(1) The Federal Institute has a capacity for the thermal conductivity. Their officials are federal officials.(2) The officials of the grade B shall be appointed by the Federal President. Moreover, the President of the Federal Institute appointh the officials.(3) Supreme Service Authority for the President and Vice-President of the Federal Institute is the Federal Ministry. For the other officials, the top service authority is the President of the Federal Institute. Non-official table of contents

§ 12 Employees, workers

The employees and workers of the Federal Institute are the employees of the Federal Institute for Employment and Social Affairs. in applicable collective agreements and other provisions. unofficial table of contents

§ § 13 to 15 (omitted)

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§ 16 Correction of designations

The Federal Ministry is empowered to legislate in law that does not require the approval of the Federal Council. and legal regulations to replace the designations "Bundesamt für Ernährung und forestry" and "Bundesanstalt für agricultural Marktordnung" by the name "Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung" (Federal Institute for Agriculture and Food).