The “Legal Situation” section provides information about the laws regulation arms exports in Germany.
Here you can learn why it is so vital to clarify Article 26(2) of the German Constitution. Learn more
Holger Rotbauer, a lawyer based in the German city of Tubingen, has described the role of the Law regulating combat weapons (KrWaffG) and the German Foreign Trade Law (AWD) and how these are connected to Art. 26 (2) of the German Constitution. Moreover, he has explained what is meant by the term weapons used in combat and armaments. Learn more
The campaign against arms export launched by Living without Armament (Ohne Rüstung Leben) has published an information brochure, in which Nehle Betz, also a lawyer from Tubingen, discusses the origins of Art. 26 (2) of the German Constitution and the intentions pursued by the so-called founding fathers of the German Constitutions. Learn more