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The Cabinet of Germany (German: Bundeskabinett, Bundesregierung) is the chief executive body of the Federal Republic of Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Politics of Germany takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic Republic, whereby the Federal Chancellor The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland is the Constitution of Germany. Based on the experience with the atrocities of the Nazi regime, human rights in Germany are protected extensively by the constitution The Federal Assembly (aka Federal Convention Bundesversammlung is a special body in the institutional system of Germany, convened solely for the purpose of electing The Bundesrat ("federal council" or "upper house of German parliament" is the representation of the 16 Federal States ( Bundesländer) of The Bundestag ("Federal Diet " or "Lower House of German Parliament" is the Parliament of Germany. The Federal Constitutional Court (in German: Bundesverfassungsgericht BVerfG) is a special Court established by the Basic Law for the Federal Republic The “ Federal Court of Justice of Germany ” ( German: “ Bundesgerichtshof ” or “ BGH ” is the highest court in the system of ordinary jurisdiction The President of Germany (deutscher Bundespräsident is Germany 's Head of state. Horst Köhler ( born 22 February 1943) is a German politician ( CDU) and economist who serves as the current President of Germany. The Head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (Kanzler (ˈaŋɡela doʁoˈteːa ˈmɛɐ̯kəl (born Angela Dorothea Kasner, 17 July 1954 in Hamburg, West Germany) is the Chancellor of Germany. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular German districts (de ''Kreise'' or de ''Landkreise'' in the states of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Schleswig-Holstein, singular de ''Kreis'' and de ''Landreis'' The following information deals with elections in Germany, including elections to the Federal Diet (the lower house of the federal parliament the Landtags This is a list of political parties in Germany. Germany has a Multi-party system with two large parties three substantial smaller parties and a number of minor The Federal Republic of Germany is a Central European country and member of the European Union, Group of 8 and NATO (among others The European Union is a unique entity possessing elements of Intergovernmentalism, Supranationalism and a Multi-party Parliamentary democracy Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent In Political science and Constitutional law, the executive is the branch of government responsible for the day-to-day management of the State. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. It consists of the Chancellor and the cabinet ministers. The Head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (Kanzler A minister or a secretary is a Politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional Government.
The details of the cabinet's organization are set down in articles 62 to 69 of the Basic Law. A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of Government, typically representing the executive branch. The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland is the Constitution of Germany. Article 64 Paragraph 2 states that the Chancellor and the ministers have to be sworn in when taking office. An oath of office is an Oath or Affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an Office, usually a position in government or within a religious
The Chancellor is responsible for guiding the cabinet; the Chancellor decides what direction their policies will take and bears the responsibility. The cabinet ministers have the freedom to carry out their duties independently but must follow the Chancellor's directive. This is known as the Ressortprinzip or principle of departmentalization. The Chancellor decides the scope of each minister's duties.
If two ministers disagree on a particular point, the cabinet resolves the conflict by majority vote (Kollegialprinzip or principle of deference).
The Chancellor directs the government's administrative affairs. Details are laid down in the government's Geschäftsordnung (rules for internal procedure) which states, for example, that the cabinet has quorum if at least half of the ministers including the chair are present. In Law, a quorum is the minimum number of members of a Deliberative body necessary to conduct the business of that group
|Federal Chancellor||Dr. The cabinet of Angela Merkel is the current Government of Germany since November 22 2005, during the 16th legislature of the Bundestag Events 498 - Kofi Aseidu- After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (Kanzler Angela Merkel||2005||CDU|
|Federal Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor||Dr. (ˈaŋɡela doʁoˈteːa ˈmɛɐ̯kəl (born Angela Dorothea Kasner, 17 July 1954 in Hamburg, West Germany) is the Chancellor of Germany. The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest Political party in Germany. This page lists State Secretaries for Foreign Affairs under the German Empire (1871-1919 Reich Ministers of Foreign Affairs (1919-1945 and Federal Ministers of Foreign The Vice-Chancellor of Germany ( Vizekanzler) in Germany is the second highest position in the cabinet at least according to the protocol Frank-Walter Steinmeier||2005||SPD|
|Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety||Sigmar Gabriel||2005||SPD|
|Federal Minister of Economics and Technology||Michael Glos||2005||CSU|
|Federal Minister of Defence||Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, (born 5 January 1956) is a German politician who has served as the Foreign Minister of Germany since 22 November The German Federal Ministry for the Environment Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, known by the initials BMU from the German name Bundesministerium für Sigmar Gabriel (born 12 September 1959 in Goslar) is a German politician ( SPD) The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie is a ministry of the German Federal Government. Michael Glos (born December 14, 1944 in Brünnau) is a German Politician ( CSU) and Minister for Economics and The Federal Ministry of Defence ( Bundesministerium der Verteidigung) is a ministry in the German Cabinet. Franz Josef Jung||2005||CDU|
|Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth||Dr. Franz Josef Jung (born 5 March 1949) is a German Politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU. The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest Political party in Germany. The Federal Ministry of Family Affairs Senior Citizens Women and Youth (Bundesministerium für Familie Senioren Frauen und Jugend is a Ministry of Germany. Ursula von der Leyen||2005||CDU|
|Federal Minister for Special Tasks and Head of the Chancellery||Dr. Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen (born 8 October 1958) is a German Politician Von der Leyen was born in Brussels to Heidi Adele The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest Political party in Germany. A Federal Minister for Special Affairs ( Bundesminister für besondere Aufgaben) is a federal minister without portfolio of Germany. The Chancellor's Office (Chancellery (in German Bundeskanzleramt, or more commonly Kanzleramt) is the office of the Chancellor, the head of the Thomas de Maizière||2005||CDU|
|Federal Minister of the Interior||Dr. Thomas de Maizière mɛˈzjɛʀ}} (born January 21, 1954 in Bonn) is a German politician ( CDU) The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest Political party in Germany. The Federal Ministry of the Interior (in German, Bundesministerium des Innern or BMI is a ministry of the German federal government Wolfgang Schäuble||2005||CDU|
|Federal Minister of Education and Research||Dr. The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest Political party in Germany. BMBF redirects here It can also refer to the British Mountain Bike Federation. Annette Schavan||2005||CDU|
|Federal Minister of Health||Ulla Schmidt||2001||SPD|
|Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection||Horst Seehofer||2005||CSU|
|Federal Minister of Finance||Peer Steinbrück||2005||SPD|
|Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs||Olaf Scholz||2007||SPD|
|Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs||Wolfgang Tiefensee||2005||SPD|
|Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development||Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul||1998||SPD|
|Federal Minister of Justice||Brigitte Zypries||2002||SPD|