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Federal Act on Registration

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Übersetzung durch den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums des Innern.

Translation provided by the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 11 des Gesetzes vom 18. Juli 2017 (BGBl. I S. 2745)
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Chapter 1
General provisions
Section 1Registration authorities
Section 2Tasks and powers of the registration authorities
Section 3Data storage
Section 4Sorting criteria
Section 5Purpose limitation
Section 6Accuracy and completeness of the population register
Section 7Confidentiality of registration data
Chapter 2
Rights of protection
Section 8Legitimate interests of the data subject
Section 9Rights of the data subject
Section 10The data subject’s right to information
Section 11Restrictions on information
Section 12Correction and completion of data
Section 13Data storage
Section 14Deletion of data
Section 15Storage and deletion of remarks
Section 16Offering data to archives
Chapter 3
General registration requirements
Section 17Registration, deregistration
Section 18Certificate of registration
Section 19Cooperation by the supplier of the residence
Section 20Definition of residence
Section 21Multiple residences
Section 22Determining the principal residence
Section 23Fulfilling the general requirement to register
Section 24Data collection, confirmation of registration
Section 25Cooperation by persons required to register
Section 26Exemption from the registration requirement
Section 27Exceptions to the registration requirement
Chapter 4
Special registration requirements
Section 28Special registration requirements for sailors on inland waterways and the high seas
Section 29Special registration requirement for commercial accommodations
Section 30Special registration forms for commercial accommodations
Section 31Restrictions on use
Section 32Special registration requirement for hospitals, care homes and similar institutions
Chapter 5
Data transfer
Sub-chapter 1
Data transfer between public bodies
Section 33Data transfer between registration authorities
Section 34Data transfer to other public bodies
Section 35Data transfer abroad
Section 36Regularly occurring data transfers
Section 37Disclosure of data
Section 38Automated retrieval
Section 39Procedures for automated retrieval
Section 40Logging requirement for automated retrieval
Section 41Purpose limitation on transferred data and remarks
Section 42Data transfer to religious communities under public law
Section 43Data transfer to tracing services
Sub-chapter 2
Information from the population register
Section 44Basic information from the population register
Section 45Additional information from the population register
Section 46Group information
Section 47Purpose limitation on information from the population register
Section 48Information from the population register for public service broadcasters
Section 49Automated information from the population register
Section 50Information from the population register in special cases
Section 51Blocks on releasing information
Section 52Conditional block on releasing information
Sub-chapter 3
Witness protection
Section 53Witness protection
Chapter 6
Administrative offences
Section 54Provisions on administrative fines
Chapter 7
Other provisions, final provisions
Section 55Regulatory powers of the Länder
Section 56Authorization to issue statutory instruments
Section 57Administrative provisions
Section 58Reporting and evaluation