Law On The Legal Relationships Of The Members Of The European Parliament Of The Federal Republic Of Germany

Original Language Title: Gesetz über die Rechtsverhältnisse der Mitglieder des Europäischen Parlaments aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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The Law on the Legal Conditions of Members of the European Parliament from the Federal Republic of Germany (European Members ' Act-EuAbgG)

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EuAbgG

Date of issue: 06.04.1979

Full quote:

" European Members ' Act of 6. April 1979 (BGBl. 413), as last amended by Article 2 of the Law of 11. July 2014 (BGBl. 906). "

:Last modified by Art. 2 G v. 11.7.2014 I 906

For details, see Notes

Footnote

(+ + + Text credits: 27.9.1980 + + +)
(+ + +) Application Art. 3 (2) G v. 21.12.2004 I 3590
(AbgGÄndG25/EuAbgGÄndG 21) + + +)

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The Bundestag has Approval of the Bundesrat the following law decided:

First Section
Mandate Application and Mandate Exercise

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§ 1 Scope

This law applies to candidates for a mandate for the European Parliament in the Federal Republic of Germany and for members of the European Parliament elected in the Federal Republic of Germany to the extent that the provisions of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament are not applicable. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 Free mandate

The members of the European Parliament are not bound by orders and instructions and are only their members Subject to certain conditions. Non-official table of contents

§ 3 Protection of client candidates and the exercise of mandate

(1) No one may be prevented from becoming a member of the European Parliament to apply, to acquire, to accept or to exercise it.(2) Disadvantages in the workplace in connection with the application for a mandate and the acquisition, acceptance and exercise of a mandate are inadmissible.(3) A dismissal or dismissal on account of the acquisition, acceptance or exercise of the mandate shall be inadmissible. In addition, termination is only valid for important reasons. The protection against dismissal begins with the establishment of the candidate by the competent body of the nominee for the right to dismissal. It shall continue one year after the end of the mandate. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 Election Preparation Holidays, Professional and Operating Hours

(1) A candidate for a mandate in the European Parliament is the To prepare his/her choice within the last two months prior to the election day on a request for holidays of up to two months. A claim for payment of the payment is not made for the duration of the leave of absence.(2) § 4 of the Act on Members of the European Parliament applies accordingly. Non-official table of contents

§ 5 Indemnity and immunity

The indemnity and immunity of Members of the European Parliament shall be determined by Articles 9 and 10 of the Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of the European Communities, annexed to the Treaty establishing a Single Council and a Single Commission of the European Communities of 8 June 2008 on the establishment of a common Council and the European Communities. April 1965 (BGBl. 1965 II p. 1453, 1482). The scope of the Indemnity is governed by the provisions of the Basic Law. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 Conscientious objectors

The members of the European Parliament are entitled to vote on people who are in of their property as members or to which they have entrusted facts in this property, as well as of these facts themselves to refuse the certificate. As far as this right of denial of evidence is sufficient, the seizure of documents is inadmissible.

Second section
Incompatibilities, public service members

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§ 7 Incompatibility of Offices, Functions and Mandates with Membership of the European Parliament

The German Association of the European Parliament (§ 22) No. 7 to 15 of the European Elections Act, functions and mandates are incompatible with the membership of the European Parliament. Your holder shall acquire the membership of the European Parliament after his election only if he is elected by the opening of the first sitting of the European Parliament at the latest after the election or in the cases of Section 21 (2) of the European Elections Act to the date of the election Declaration of acceptance to the Federal Returning Officer from this office, this function or this mandate is excluded. Non-official table of contents

§ 8 Public service members

(1) Paragraphs 2 and 3 shall apply to members of the public service of the Federal, Länder, communes and other bodies, institutions and foundations of public law and their associations, with the exception of the public service religious societies and their associations.(2) If a civil servant, judge, professional soldier, soldier on his/her time or employee's list of candidates for election to the European Parliament agrees, he shall, on request within the last two months before Election Day, be the candidate for the preparation of his or her To give the choice of leave required in case of remuneration or pay.(3) Sections 5 to 9 and 36 (1) and (2) of the Act of Deputies, Section 36 (2) of the German Judges Act, Section 25 of the Soldatengesetz (Soldatengesetz), insofar as it relates to the election to the German Bundestag, and the provisions adopted pursuant to Section 10 of the German Act on Members of the Bundestag

Third section
Services to Members of the European Parliament, to former members and their survivors

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§ 9 Compensation

A Member of the European Parliament who is entitled to the Statute of Members of the European Parliament pursuant to Article 25 (1) of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament The European Parliament decides on the application of this law and receives a monthly allowance in accordance with Section 11 (1), (3) and (4) of the Act on Members of the European Parliament. Non-official table of contents

§ 10 Free travel authorization and reimbursement of travel expenses

A member of the European Parliament has the right to free Use of all means of transport of Deutsche Bahn AG. If, in the exercise of the mandate within the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, aircraft, sleeping cars or other rail-bound means of transport are used outside the local public transport system, the costs shall be reimbursed against proof of proof. This does not apply to the extent to which the European Parliament has a right to reimbursement of travel expenses. Section 16 (2) of the Act on Members of the European Parliament applies accordingly. Non-official table of contents

§ 10a Use of benefits of the German Bundestag

A member of the European Parliament receives the The expenses incurred by the mandate were rejected by an expense allowance. It includes the use of a office space at the seat of the Bundestag, the use of means of transport in accordance with § 10, the use of the official vehicles and the telecommunication facilities of the Bundestag as well as other material and services of the Bundestag in accordance with The implementing provisions of the Elder's Council. Non-official table of contents

§ 10b Benefits to former Members of the European Parliament and their survivors

The rules of the Fifth Section and section 32 (4) to (8), § § 35, 35a, 35b, 35c, 37 and 38 (1) of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament are to be found on Members of the European Parliament who have been retired before the entry into force of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament, and also on Members of the European Parliament who decide on the application of this law pursuant to Article 25 (1) of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament and their survivors with the measures applying that
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in the event that benefits are taken from the European Parliament's accident insurance , the pension entitlement under this Act shall be based up to the amount of the insurance benefit,
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the supply shall be at rest until the insurance benefit from the Life insurance or other comparable achievements of the European Parliament are achieved,
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§ 22 (2) No. 3 of the European Elections Act to the position of § 15 2 (2) of the Federal Elections Act.
times of membership in the European Parliament are deemed to be periods of membership in the Bundestag. Pension rights under this law shall be laid down in addition to a compensation for Members pursuant to Section 11 of the Act on Members of the European Parliament. Section 29 (3) to (9) of the Act on Members of the European Parliament is applicable accordingly. Non-official table of contents

§ 11 subsidy on costs in sickness, care and birth cases, support

The rules of the sixth The section of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament shall apply to Members of the European Parliament who are members of the European Parliament and their survivors before the entry into force of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament. Section 28 of the Act on Members of the European Parliament shall apply to Members of the European Parliament. Non-official table of contents

§ 12 Start and end of claims, payment regulations

(1) The claims in § § 9 to 11 shall arise with the following: Date of determination of the Federal Electoral Committee (Section 18 (4) of the European Elections Act) or the adoption of the mandate.(2) The compensation in accordance with § 9 shall be paid monthly in advance. If only one part is to be provided, one thirtieth payment shall be paid for each calendar day.(3) Members who have been expelled shall receive the compensation in accordance with § 9 until the end of the month in which they are excreted. The rights pursuant to § 10 shall be extinguaged 14 days after the departure of the European Parliament.(4) The provision of § 31 of the Act of Deputies shall apply mutatically to benefits according to this Act.

Fourth Section
Consideration for the meeting of several references from the public Cash

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§ 13 Invoice

(1) The compensation is based on this law, provided that the Members ' Act of the federal government or of a country,
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next to a Compensation for members granted under the law of a country, up to the level of this compensation,
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in addition to a supply, which shall be granted after the Federal or Land members ' law is granted, up to the level of this supply,
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in addition to a supply as a Member of the European Parliament, which shall be subject to the relevant provisions of the relevant Laws of the other Member States of the European Union shall be granted up to the level of this supply.
(2) Section 29 (1), (2), (6), (7) and (9) of the Act of Representatives shall apply accordingly, subject to the condition that the salary or pensions shall be the remuneration and pensions of another Member State of the European Union arising from an official relationship or use in the civil service shall be subject to comparable terms of office or equivalent to that of a Member State of the European Union. Use in the public sector.(3) Meeting compensation, transitional allowance, retirement pension and survivors ' pension under the Statute for Members of the European Parliament, together with other remuneration from public funds based on federal law, shall be deemed to apply to the accounting and Dormant provisions of the Deputable Act (§ 29). In this connection, the place of rest or the reduction of the salaries in accordance with the Statute for Members of the European Parliament shall be replaced by a reduction or a reduction in salaries from other public coffers at a corresponding level. In addition, in addition to references to the Statute for Members of the European Parliament, references under this Act shall be suspended at the level of the amount by which these references exceed the maximum pensions under the Statute of the Members of the European Parliament. name="BJNR004130979BJNG000501160 " />

Fifth Section
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§ 14 (omitted)

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Final Formula

The Federal Government has required the above-mentioned law to be required under Article 113 of the Basic Law. Consent granted.