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Decree on the official seal DSiegelErl Ausfertigung date: 20.01.1950 full quotation: "Adoption of the seal in the adjusted version published in the Federal Law Gazette Part III, outline number 1130-2," footnote heading: adopting in the Saarland in force used mWv working by no. 3 order v. 23.1.1957 I 1 (+++ text detection from validity: 1 1.1964 +++) input formula on a proposal of the Federal Government, I choose the following: § 1 (1) the Federal seal is set in shape and size of the presented screen Panel.
(2) the great Federal seal shows the Federal Eagle without inscription surrounded by a wreath; the small federal seal the Federal Eagle with an inscription label the label leading authority.
Section 2 (1) the great seal of the U.S. is run by the Federal President, the Federal Chancellor, the Federal Ministers and the Court of Auditors of the Federal Republic of Germany, as well as by the President, the Governing Council and the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank; It is applied in solemn verification, especially in copies of laws and regulations, as well as appointments.
(2) of the great seal of the U.S. also the President of the Parliament and the President of the Federal Council can use.
(3) the Federal Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, as well as the top federal courts use the great seal of the U.S. to the execution of judgments and decisions.
All federal agencies lead § 3 (1) in the remaining small federal seal; the same applies to the Deutsche Bundesbank and its Registrar.
(2) the Federal Minister of the Interior the application of the Federal Eagle can allow public bodies, which are under the supervision of federal authorities, in their service seals, if there is a special occasion.
Use section 4 that federal authorities are entitled to official seal of different size or shape for special purposes only and only with the consent of the superior Federal Minister.
§ 5 of the Federal Minister of the Interior will develop universally applicable guidelines for the execution of the Decree.
Concluding formula the Federal President, the Federal Chancellor, the Federal Minister of the Interior
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