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Schleswig-Holstein

Trade: Temporary continuation without qualified representation

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

After the death of a trader, the trade may be continued for the account of

  • the surviving spouse or partner,
  • the minor heir during his/her minority, or
  • the administrator of the estate, executor of the estate or executor of the will

as a rule only be operated by an authorized representative in accordance with Section 45 of the German Commercial Code.

Upon application, the competent authority may permit the trade to be operated without a deputy for a period of one year after the death of the trader.

This does not affect special regulations that exist for individual trades (e.g. crafts, hospitality).


Who should I contact?

To the municipal, local or city administration in whose district the business is located.

What are the fees?

Fees are charged in accordance with the state ordinance on administrative fees. Information on this can be obtained from the responsible office.

Legal basis
  • § Section 46 (3) of the Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulation Act (GewO),
  • State Ordinance on Administrative Fees (General Fee Schedule) - VwGebV.
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the municipal, local or city administration in whose district the business is located.

What are the fees?

Fees are charged in accordance with the state ordinance on administrative fees. Information on this can be obtained from the responsible office.

Legal basis

  • § Section 46 (3) of the Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulation Act (GewO),
  • State Ordinance on Administrative Fees (General Fee Schedule) - VwGebV.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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