Deselection of the AfD-politician Stephan Brandner - the constitutional court published an urgent decision | policy

AfD-politician Stephan Brandner was voted out of office in November in a historic process by the chair of the Committee on legal Affairs. Now, the constitutiona

Deselection of the AfD-politician Stephan Brandner - the constitutional court published an urgent decision | policy

AfD-politician Stephan Brandner was voted out of office in November in a historic process by the chair of the Committee on legal Affairs. Now, the constitutional court deals with the issue and announced a decision.

AfD-politician Stephan Brandner was voted out of office in November by the chair of the Committee on legal Affairs. Reason, several of the Commotion, after which other members of the Committee Brandner for not more portable have held. The AfD group now wants to raise an emergency appeal to the Federal constitutional court Brandner back in the office. The court released on Friday (29. May) the decision.

Update from the 29. May, 9.58 PM: Now more Details on the decision of the Federal constitutional court on the removal of the AfD-politician Stephan Brandner as Chairman of the legal Committee to be known. A emergency appeal of the AfD , should not determine whether the party irreparable disadvantages caused by the dismissal of Brandner currently, was rejected by the judges on Friday morning .

With the reason for the rejection of the Eilantrags was, according to information from the German press Agency that the AfD so far, no new candidate for the presidency the Committee on legal Affairs their ranks . The AfD have used it to reduce even in the Hand, of your impairment, through the designation of another candidate, informed the court. In order to not be hindered in the fulfilment of their opposition tasks complete.

Update from the 29. May, 9.33 PM: The Federal constitutional court have rejected a expedited the AfD faction in the German Bundestag against the deselection your members Stephan Brandner by the chair of the Committee on legal Affairs . The process raises new questions, which would check the judge in the actual procedure, informed the court in Karlsruhe on Friday.

Federal constitutional court will announce the decision to AfD-application for a temporary injunction against Brandner-deselect

first message of 29. May 2020:

Karlsruhe removal of the AfD-politician Stephan Brandner from chair of the Committee on legal Affairs was a one-time event in the history of the Bundestag now has addressed the Federal constitutional court. On Friday, the judges will publish their decision on a emergency appeal of the AfD group . Brandners party colleagues want to enforce in Karlsruhe, that he may perform his duties as Chairman again.

removal of the AfD-politician Brandner: More Commotion were the reason for the historical process

The Non-AfD members of the Committee had a Brandner for not more portable contents n, and him at 13. November discontinued. Reason, several of the Commotion that had triggered the lawyer from Thuringia were. Most recently, he had commented on the conferment of the Federal cross of merit of the AfD-critical rock singer Udo Lindenberg on Twitter with the remark, "Judas reward". Also with his reactions to the anti-Semitic terrorist attack from Halle with two dead and several injured, he had triggered outrage.

Brandner himself had excluded a resignation . Since his deposition to the Committee by its Deputy Chairman Heribert Hirte (CDU) headed. The AfD has so far not appointed a new candidate from their ranks. The judges of the Second Senate dealt initially only with the application for a temporary injunction. Thus, the AfD wants to bring Brandner, and before the next election to the Bundestag returned to the Chairman post.

constitutional court: application for a temporary injunction to clarify first questions in the case Brandner

In summary proceedings, the judge did not consider deepening the issue. Simply put, it's a question of whether the AfD is to the actual decision-making irreparable disadvantages . In the main proceedings, the group has submitted a so-called organ lawsuit against the Bundestag and the Committee on legal Affairs. With this application, the AfD wants the judge to find that Brandners dismissal had been unconstitutional .

In the rules of procedure of the Bundestag is only provided for the appointment of the Chairman expressly, not his removal from office. In clause 58 it is stated: "The committees shall determine their own Chairman and their deputies according to the agreements in the Council of Elders." With a view to Brandners deselecting a Modification of the rules of procedure was discussed , but then not been kept.

dpa

Updated Date: 29 May 2020, 04:33

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