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Act on the Ownership of Apartments and the Permanent Residential Right
(Wohnungseigentumsgesetz, WEG)

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Übersetzung durch Frau Iyamide Mahdi in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums der Justiz.

Translation provided by Ms Iyamide Mahdi in cooperation with the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 4 des Gesetzes vom 5. Dezember 2014 (BGBl. I S.1962)
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Part 1
Apartment Ownership
Section 1Definitions
Chapter 1
Creation of Title in Respect of Apartments
Section 2Means of Creating Title
Section 3Contractual Grant of Separate Ownership
Section 4Requirements of Form
Section 5The Subject and Content of Separately Owned Property
Section 6The Accessory Nature of Separately Owned Property
Section 7Land Register Regulations
Section 8Partition by the Owner
Section 9Closure of the Registers of Apartment Ownership
Chapter 2
Community of Apartment Owners
Section 10General Principles
Section 11Indissolubility of the Community of Apartment Owners
Section 12Restrictions on Disposition
Section 13Rights of the Apartment Owners
Section 14Obligations of the Apartment Owners
Section 15Regulations Governing Use
Section 16Emoluments, Charges and Expenses
Section 17Share upon Dissolution of the Community of Apartment Owners
Section 18Deprivation of Apartment Ownership
Section 19Effect of the Judgment
Chapter 3
Section 20Administrative Structure
Section 21Administration by the Apartment Owners
Section 22Particular Expenditure, Reconstruction
Section 23Meeting of Apartment Owners
Section 24Convening of Meetings, Presiding over Meetings, Minutes
Section 25Majority Resolutions
Section 26Appointment and Dismissal of the Administrator
Section 27Duties and Powers of the Administrator
Section 28Financial Plan, Rendering of Accounts
Section 29Administrative Committee
Chapter 4
Heritable Building Right in Respect of an Apartment
Section 30
Part 2
Permanent Residential Right [Dauerwohnrecht]
Section 31Definitions
Section 32Requirements for Registration
Section 33Contents of the Permanent Residential Right
Section 34Rights of the Owner and of the Persons Entitled to the Permanent Residential Right
Section 35Restrictions on Disposal
Section 36Reversionary Claim [Heimfallanspruch]
Section 37Leases
Section 38Legal Succession
Section 39Enforced Auction
Section 40Payments Are Subject to Charge
Section 41Special Provisions Applying to Long-term Permanent Residential Rights
Section 42Encumbrance of a Heritable Building Right
Part 3
Procedural Rules
Section 43Jurisdiction
Section 44Designation of the Apartment Owners in the Statement of Claim
Section 45Service
Section 46Rescissory Action [Anfechtungsklage]
Section 47Consolidation of Proceedings
Section 48Third Party Summons to Attend Proceedings, Effect of the Judgment
Section 49Decision on Costs
Section 50Compensation for Costs
Sections 51 and 52(repealed)
Sections 53 to 58(repealed)
Part 4
Supplementary Provisions
Section 59(repealed)
Section 60(repealed)
Section 61
Section 62Transitional Provisions
Section 63Transitional Provisions in Respect of Existing Legal Relations
Section 64Entry into Force