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Germany

German Constitutions and Civil Codes

German Constitutions and Legal Documents
A collection available through EuroDocs.
Grundgesetz (Basic Law) and other laws in the German original provided by the German Federal Government.
German transcription with synoptic French translation. (German Constitution of May 23, 1949 with revisions through 2002)
Grundgesetz (Basic Law) in English translation (with revisions through 1993).
Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch
German code of civil law (German transcriptions)
Das Strafgesetzbuch
German code of criminal law of 15 May 1871, updated to April, 1998 (German transcriptions)
German Law Archive
Cases, statutes, literature and bibliographies on German law in English language. (Translations)
Öffentliches Recht im WWW
Recent decisions and press releases of the German Supreme Court (1995-present; German transcriptions).
Pressemitteilungen der obersten deutschen Bundesgerichte
Decisions from the German Federal Courts (1995-present; German transcriptions).
Guide to Law Online: Germany
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents. (Transcriptions and translations)


German Government

Bundesregierung
Official German government homepage. Also available in English.
Germany -- Governments
Including federal, regional, provincial (Bundesländer) and local governments with various branches.
German Government on the WWW
Links to official pages of numerous government ministries and branches.


German Party Politics

Germany -- Parties
A list of various German Parties online.
Germany -- Organizations
A list of various German political organizations.
Political Parties & Youth Organizations in Germany
German Parties on the WWW
Includes party links, following other governmental pages.


German Elections

Elections in Germany
German Elections as reviewed in Wikipedia.


German Legal Resources

ForInt-Law (Germany)
Law resources for Germany.
Guide to Law Online: Germany
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.
Resources in German Law
Compiled by an attorney, Dr. Ronald Standler.
German Law Archive
Cases, statutes, literature and bibliographies on German law in English language.


Other German Political and Governmental Resources on the Internet

deutsche internet bibliothek: Politik & Gesellschaft -- German Politics and Society.
Be sure to check out the subpages in the left frame as well.
German Media


Austria

Austrian Constitutions and Civil Codes

Österreichisches Bundesverfassungsgesetz
Austrian constitution with amendments through 10 April 1995, including articles 23a-23f regarding the relationship of Austria to the European Union.
Austrian Constitution and other legal instruments.
English translation of the Österreichische Bundesverfassungsgesetz with amendments through 1983; also other Austrian laws and treaties, including the 1955 treaty of neutrality.
Guide to Law Online: Austria
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents. (Transcriptions and translations)


Austrian Government

Austria -- Governments
Including federal, state, local and branches of government.
Austrian Government on the WWW
Links to official pages of numerous government ministries and branches.


Austrian Party Politics

Austria -- Parties
A list of various Austrian Parties online.
Political Parties & Youth Organizations in Austria
Austrian Parties on the WWW
Includes party links, following other governmental pages.


Austrian Elections

Elections in Austria.
Austrian Elections as reviewed in Wikipedia.


Austrian Legal Resources

ForInt-Law (Austria)
Law resources for Austria.
Guide to Law Online: Austria
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.
Rechtsinformationsystem der Republik Österreich
Searchable database of Austria laws, both federal and state.


Other Austrian Political and Governmental Resources on the Internet

Demokratiezentrum Wien
A media-oriented tour through the political landscape of Austria.
Austrian Media


Switzerland

Swiss Constitutions and Civil Codes

Bundesverfassung der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft
Swiss Constitution (29 May 1894, amendments through 1999; German transcription)
Constitution fédérale de la Confédération suisse
Swiss Constitution (29 May 1894, amendments through 1999; French transcription)
Costituzione federale della Confederazione Svizzera
Swiss Constitution (29 May 1894, amendments through 1999; Italian transcription)
Swiss Constitution
PDF version prepared by Prof. Clive Church, University of Kent, UK (18 April 1999; English translation)
Systematic Collection of Swiss Federal Laws:
German version
French version
Italian version
Documents of Direct Democracy in Switzerland
With links to laws and constitutions of the Swiss Cantons.
Guide to Law Online: Switzerland
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents. (Transcriptions and translations)


Swiss Government

Switzerland -- Governments
Including federal, cantonal, local and branches of government
Confoederatio Helvetica: The Federal Authorities of the Swiss Confederation
Information about Swiss federal officials, offices, ministeries, delegations, etc. (Available in German, French, Italian, Romansh and English).
Swiss Government on the WWW
Links to official pages of numerous government ministries and branches.


Swiss Party Politics

Switzerland -- Parties
A list of various Swiss Parties online.
Political Parties & Youth Organizations in Switzerland
Swiss Parties on the WWW
Includes party links, following other governmental pages.


Swiss Elections

Elections in Switzerland as reviewed in Wikipedia.
Wahlen.ch
Election information in German at all levels from confederation to canton to city.


Swiss Legal Resources

ForInt-Law (Switzerland)
Law resources for Switzerland.
Guide to Law Online: Switzerland
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.


Other Swiss Political and Governmental Resources on the Internet

SwissInfo: Politics
Swiss political life and institutions.
Swiss Media


Luxembourg

Constitutions and Civil Codes of Luxembourg

Constitution of Luxembourg
(17 December 1868, with revisions to 12 January 1998; English translation).
Guide to Law Online: Luxembourg
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents. (Transcriptions and translations)


Government of Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg -- Governments
Including federal, local, and branches of government
Luxembourgeois Government on the WWW
Links to official pages of numerous government ministries and branches.


Party Politics in Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg -- Parties
A list of various Luxembourgeois parties online.


Elections in Luxembourg

Elections in Luxembourg.


Legal Resources for Luxembourg

ForInt-Law (Luxembourg)
Law resources for Luxembourg.
Guide to Law Online: Luxembourg
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.


Other Political and Governmental Resources for Luxembourg on the Internet

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: -- Media


Liechtenstein

Liechtensteinian Constitutions and Civil Codes

Guide to Law Online: Liechtenstein
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents. (Transcriptions and translations)


Liechtensteinian Government

Principality of Liechtenstein -- Governments
Liechtensteinian Government on the WWW
Links to official pages of numerous government ministries and branches.


Liechtensteinian Party Politics

Principality of Liechtenstein -- Parties and Organizations
A short list of Liechtensteinian parties.

Liechtensteinian Elections

Elections in Liechtenstein.
Gemeindewahlen (Local Elections)
Landtagswahlen (Parliamentary Elections)


Liechtensteinian Legal Resources

ForInt-Law (Liechtenstein)
Law resources for Liechtenstein.
Guide to Law Online: Liechtenstein
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.


Other Liechtensteinian Political and Governmental Resources on the Internet

Principality of Liechtenstein -- Media



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