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Act governing the use of public sector data
(Data Use Act – DUA)

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Übersetzung durch den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz.

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Stand: Datennutzungsgesetz vom 16. Juli 2021 (BGBl. I S. 2941, 2942,, 4114)
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Version information: Data Use Act of 16 July 2021 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2941, 2942,, 4114)
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Section 1Open data principle
Section 2Scope
Section 3Definitions
Section 4Principle of unrestricted use of data; admissibility of licences
Section 5Non-discrimination
Section 6Exclusive arrangements
Section 7Available formats, metadata
Section 8Dynamic data
Section 9High-value datasets
Section 10Principle of gratuitousness
Section 11Assessment of the level of charges
Section 12Transparency of charges
Section 13Legal recourse