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Act on Senior Judicial Officers

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Übersetzung durch Neil Mussett

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Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 5 Abs. 2 des Gesetzes vom 10.10.2013 (BGBl. I S. 3799).
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Version information: The translation includes the amendment(s) to the Act by Article 5 para. 2 of the Act of 10.10.2013 (Federal Law Gazette Part I p. 3799).
Translations may not be updated at the same time as the German legal provisions displayed on this website. To compare with the current status of the German version, see http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/rpflg_1969/BJNR020650969.html.

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Division 1
Tasks and status of senior judicial officers
Section 1General status of senior judicial officers
Section 2Prerequisites for service as a senior judicial officer
Section 3Assigned tasks
Section 4Scope of assignment
Section 5Submission to the judge
Section 6Processing of assigned cases by the judge
Section 7Determination of the competent body of judicial administration
Section 8Validity of tasks
Section 9Freedom of the senior judicial officer from instructions
Section 10Preclusion and rejection of the senior judicial officer
Section 11Appeals
Section 12Designation of the senior judicial officer
Section 13Exclusion of mandatory representation by counsel
Division 2
Tasks reserved to the judge in family cases and in the field of non-contentious jurisdiction, as well as in insolvency proceedings and proceedings under maritime law for the distribution of the proceeds of a public auction
Section 14Parent and child cases and adoption cases
Section 15Custodianship cases and custodianship court assignment cases
Section 16Inheritance and distribution cases
Section 17Register cases and proceedings under company law
Section 18Insolvency proceedings
Section 19Rescission of judicial reserves
Section 19aProceedings in accordance with international insolvency law
Section 19bProceedings under maritime law for distribution
Division 3
Tasks assigned to the senior judicial officer in accordance with section 3 No. 3
Section 20Civil legal disputes
Section 21Declaratory proceedings
Section 22Court tasks in criminal and administrative fines proceedings
Section 23Proceedings before the patent court
Section 24Recording of declarations
Section 24aLegal advice aid
Section 24bAdministrative assistance
Division 4
Other provisions in the field of the constitution of the courts
Section 25Other tasks in the field of family cases
Section 25aLegal aid
Section 26Relationship between the senior judicial officer and the clerk of the registry
Section 27Obligation to perform other official duties
Section 28Judge with jurisdiction
Division 5
Tasks assigned to the senior judicial officer in other fields
Section 29Tasks in international legal relations
Section 30(repealed)
Section 31Tasks of the criminal prosecution office in criminal proceedings and execution in criminal and administrative fine cases, as well as of measures to maintain public order and means of coercion
Section 32Provisions not to be applied
Division 6
Final provisions
Section 33Arrangement for the transitional period, qualification for the office of public notary*
Section 33aTransitional arrangement for the execution of youth custody
Section 34Implementation of tasks of senior judicial officers who are competent for a given matter
Section 34aTraining of senior judicial officers who are competent for a given matter to become senior judicial officers
Section 35Reserve for Baden-Württemberg
Section 36Restructuring of the courts in Baden-Württemberg*
Section 36aReserve for the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Section 36bAssignment of senior judicial officers’ tasks to the clerk of the registry
Section 37Senior judicial officers’ tasks in accordance with Land law
Section 38Rescission and amendment of provisions
Section 39Transitional provision
Section 40(Entry into force)
Annex EV
Excerpt from Unification Treaty (EinigVtr) Annex I