How does a law come about in the Federal Republic of Germany?
A draft law drawn up by a ministry is usually approved by the cabinet and first sent to the Federal Council for comment. The vast majority of all laws passed by the Bundestag must therefore be confirmed by the Bundesrat.
How many laws and regulations are there in Germany?
The quoted Zeit article “Everything is well regulated” by David Hugendick and Ulrich Stock is available online. There it says on the relevant topic: In Germany, 1,681 federal laws and a multiple of state laws apply. There are also 2,711 federal ordinances and a multiple of state ordinances.
Is an order a law?
Laws are ordinances (commands, prohibitions) and guidelines that create the basis for maintaining order (in human coexistence). A law is usually passed by the Land or Bundestag.
What does legal mean?
Meaning of the word / definition: 1) concerning the law; legally. 2) obsolete: righteous, honest.
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