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Blocking of information due to interests worthy of protection in accordance with § 51 Federal Reporting Act (BMG)

Procedure

The application for registration of an information block pursuant to Section 51 (1) of the Federal Ministry of Health must be submitted to the registration authority and reasons must be given. The application can be made in writing using the appropriate form (available for download under "Forms") at the Citizens' Office, Registration Affairs (see contact address) or by personal visit.

The stated facts must be made credible.

The information block is limited to two years. It may be extended upon application or ex officio. The application may be made three months before the information block expires. For this purpose, it is necessary to enclose current evidence justifying the interest worthy of protection.

Upon registration and before the block is lifted, the person concerned shall be informed thereof.

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