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GERMANY – forthcoming opinion – country visit


Berlin - In the framework of the preparation of the draft joint opinion of the Venice Commission and OSCE/ODIHR on the amendments of the German Federal Election Act and their compliance with Council of Europe standards, a joint delegation of rapporteurs and experts met with the following interlocutors:

• MPs, representing the various political groups (CDU/CSU, AfD, FDP, Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, SPD, die Linke) ;
• Representatives of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community:

- Directorate-General V “Public Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law”
- Directorate VI “Public/ Constitutional Law, European/ International Law”
- Division VI. 5 “Electoral law, Law on Political Parties”.

The draft joint opinion will be submitted for adoption by the Venice Commission at its 135th plenary session (Venice, 09-10 June 2023).




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