Law On The Completion Of The Tender Of Banknotes Denominated In Deutsche Mark And The Coins Denominated In Deutsche Mark Or German Pfennig

Original Language Title: Gesetz über die Beendigung der Zahlungsmitteleigenschaft der auf Deutsche Mark lautenden Banknoten und der auf Deutsche Mark oder Deutsche Pfennig lautenden Bundesmünzen

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Law on the completion of the tender of banknotes denominated in Deutsche mark and the denominated in Deutsche mark or German Pfennig coins (DM termination Act DMBeEndG) DMBeEndG Ausfertigung date: 16.12.1999 full quotation: "DM-termination Act of 16 December 1999 (BGBl. I S. 2402), by article 7 of the Act of 14 September 2005 (BGBl. I S. 2746) has been changed" stand: amended by article 7 G v. 14 9.2005 I 2746 more to the stand number found in the menu see remarks footnote (+++ text detection from) : 1.1.2002 +++) law is decided as article 1 G v. 16.12.1999 I 2402 of the Bundestag. It is mWv 1.1.2002 in force article 8 of this G ACC.. section 1 is already mWv 22.12.1999 in force.

The Deutsche Mark-denominated banknotes issued by the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Federal coins issued by the Federal Republic of Germany, denominated in Deutsche mark or German Pfennig lose their status as legal tender section 1 at the end of December 31, 2001. The Deutsche Bundesbank exchanges within the framework of article 16 of Regulation (EC) No. 974/98 of 3 May 1998 on the introduction of the euro (OJ EC No. L 139, p. 1) the notes referred to in sentence 1 and coins from 1 January 2002 to the pursuant to Regulation (EC) no 2866/98 of 31 December 1998 on the conversion rates between the euro and the currencies of the Member States adopting the euro (OJ EC No. L 359, p. 1), to irrevocably fixed conversion rate in euro banknotes and euro coins.

§ 2 the German Bundesbank is not obliged, for Deutsche Mark-denominated destroyed, lost, incorrect or falsified banknotes to spare. She can only afford replacement for damaged Deutsche Mark-denominated banknotes when the holder either presents parts of a note which are a total greater than half of the note, or the proof leads that the rest of the note, which he presents only half or lower part, is destroyed.

§ 3 the German Bundesbank is not required on Deutsche mark or German Pfennig Exchange denominated coins in legal tender if it distorts, perforated or other than by ordinary circulation are changed.

Section 4 - section 5 for the prosecution of a criminal offence on the area of counterfeiting provisions of the code of criminal procedure shall apply accordingly for the prosecution of an offence under section 4 in connection with a stated provision of the Penal Code. You apply for tracking a money counterfeiting according to section 146 of the Criminal Code provisions of the code of criminal procedure for the prosecution of an offence pursuant to section 4 in conjunction with article 146 of the criminal code.

§ 6 is article 4 on acts which are committed during its validity, even to apply, if he stepped aside.