Hanseatic Higher Regional Court
The Hanseatic Court (abbreviated HansOLG ; officially without suffix "Hamburg"), the Court of Appeal of the State Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and thus part of the Hamburg ordinary jurisdiction . It is based on Sievekingplatz, which is named after the first President of the OLG, Ernst Friedrich Sieveking .
History and Judicial District
The court was originally established on October 1, 1879 as a joint higher appeal court for the Free Imperial Cities of Bremen, Hamburg and Lübeck. Its predecessor was the joint higher appellate court of the four Free Cities in Germany, Lübeck, Frankfurt, Bremen and Hamburg , based in Lübeck .
With the Greater Hamburg Act of 1937, Lübeck lost its independence, became part of Schleswig-Holstein and now fell under the jurisdiction of the then OLG Kiel . In 1947 Bremen was given its own higher regional court, which, in contrast to the Hamburg-based Hanseatic higher regional court , is called in Bremen .
The district of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court comprises the area of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg with the exception of the area that is incorporated into the district court districts of Cuxhaven and Wilhelmshaven by the State Treaty on the regulation of the jurisdiction of the coastal waters and the Elbe estuary, Section 15 of the Hamburg Law on the Implementation of the Courts Constitution Act dated May 31, 1965.
On December 17, 1970, the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court was given jurisdiction as the court of first instance in state security criminal matters for the area of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in accordance with Section 120 (5) sentence 2 GVG . Since June 8, 2012, the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court has also been the court of first instance in state security criminal matters for the territory of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. The same applies since June 30, 2012 for the territory of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
In inland navigation matters , the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court has also been responsible as the Higher Shipping Court since March 31, 1984 for appeals and complaints against the decisions of the shipping courts responsible for the states of Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein and the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. The state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania transferred this jurisdiction to the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court on June 17, 1994.
In the district of the Higher Regional Court are 10,386 lawyers and general counsel attorneys (as of January 1, 2018) approved.
Architecture of the courthouse
The 1912 completed courthouse Sievekingplatz two of the architects Lundt & Kallmorgen forms with the civil law courts and the criminal justice building , the Justice Forum on Sievekingplatz and is also the seat of the Hamburg Constitutional Court . The three buildings are under monument protection.
Superordinate and subordinate courts
The higher court of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court is the Federal Court of Justice . Subordinate to the court are initially the district court of Hamburg and, secondly, the district courts of Hamburg , Altona , Barmbek , Bergedorf , Blankenese , Harburg , St. Georg and Wandsbek .
- 1879–1909: Ernst Friedrich Sieveking
- 1910–1912: Richard Löhmann
- 1912–1917: Otto Wilhelm Brandis
- 1917–1921: Gustav Hansen
- 1921–1927: Max Mittelstein
- 1928–1933: Wilhelm Kiesselbach
- 1933–1935: Arnold Engel
- 1935–1942: Curt Rothenberger
- 1943–1945: Albert Schmidt-Egk
- 1945–1946: Wilhelm Kiesselbach
- 1946–1960: Herbert Ruscheweyh
- 1960–1965: Hans Görtz
- 1965–1969: Reinhart Vogler
- 1969–1984: Walter Stiebeler
- 1985–1994: Helmut Plambeck
- 1994-2007: Wilhelm Rapp
- Since 2007: Erika Andreß
The vice-presidents included Carl Ritter (from 1930), Walter Reimers , Hans-Joachim Kurland , Horst-Diether Hensen , Monika Nöhre (2000–2002) and Gerold Möller . The current Vice President is Guido Christensen .
- 17 civil senates,
- including 5 senates for family matters
- 1 Civil Senate also active as the Higher Shipping Court
- 1 civil panel also active as a cartel panel
- 7 criminal senates,
- including 3 senates for fines
- 2 Senates also acting as the Higher Shipping Court
- 1 further cartel senate
- 2 Senates for tax consultant and tax agent matters
- 1 award senate
- 1 Senate for building land matters
- 1 Senate for notary matters
On January 1, 2003, 65 judges were working at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, see category: Judges (Hanseatic Higher Regional Court)
The Hanseatic Higher Regional Court also exists
- Judicial Examination Office and that
- Joint examination office of the states of Bremen, Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein
for the completion of the two state law exams .
- Jörg Schilling: Hanseatic Higher Regional Court. Hamburg construction booklet No. 1, Hamburg 2012.
- The Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg . In: Zentralblatt der Bauverwaltung , vol. XXXIII, No. 71 (September 6, 1913), urn : nbn: de: kobv: 109-opus-47266 , pp. 465–468. (With six illustrations)
- Website of the Hanseatic OLG
- Literature by and about the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in the catalog of the German National Library
- Overview of the case law of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court
- ↑ HmbAGGVG § 15
- ↑ § 1 of the agreement between the states of Free Hanseatic City of Bremen and Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg on the jurisdiction of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg in state security criminal matters , HmbGVBl. 1970, p. 271.
- ↑ Art. 1 of the State Treaty between the State of Schleswig-Holstein and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg on the jurisdiction of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg in state security criminal matters , HmbGVBl. 2012, p. 196.
- ↑ Art. 1 of the State Treaty between the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg on the jurisdiction of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg in state security criminal matters , GVOBl. MV 2012, p. 250.
- ↑ Art. 2 of the State Treaty between the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the states of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein on jurisdiction in inland waterway matters, HmbGVBl. 1984, p. 15.
- ↑ § 1 of the agreement between the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania on the jurisdiction of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in inland shipping matters, GVOBl. MV 1993, p. 594.
- ↑ Federal Bar Association, www.brak.de: Large membership statistics as of January 1, 2018. (PDF; 37.3 kB) January 1, 2018, accessed September 5, 2018 .
- ↑ Karin Wiedemann, courthouse in Hamburg, 1991
- ↑ List of monuments of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (PDF; 9.3 MB), under the identity numbers 12620–12622.
Coordinates: 53 ° 33 '24.8 " N , 9 ° 58' 35.2" E