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Letter „S”

Sainte-Lague method
System for converting votes into seats
Second Vote
With the Second Vote a party list is elected at the election to the Bundestag.
Secondary mandate
Mandate, which receives someone who lost his constituency, but gets a better result than other candidates of his party (at the election of the parliament in Baden-Wuerttemberg).
Organ of the legislation of a Federal State, into which the member states send elected delegates. Missing in the Federal Republic, instead there is the Bundesrat.
Signing a law before its publication with date and signature.
Independence of a state outward, free decision of the state with the organization of the internal organization.
Special right theory
According to the special right theory (also called modified subject theory) for the distinction of public law and private law public law is given if a law entitles or bound a person who acts for the state.
Union of different European states to the EU.
A state is a political unit of humans (state people), in a certain area (national territory) under a highest rule (government authority).
State of emergency
Exceptional circumstances, for example case of defense, for which the Basic Law knows special regulations.
State people
All humans with the same nationality form together the state people.
Endurig union of several states for example in the form of a Federal State a confederation of states or an international organization like the UN.
Statutory orders
Material laws issued by the executive, after authorization by the legislation.
Study commissions
Commissions of the Bundestag, consist of Members of Parliament and external experts to prepare decisions to important and extensive topics (for example globalization).
Subject theory
According to the subject theory for the distinction of public law and private law public law is given if one of the involved acts for the state.
Subordination theory
According to the subordination theory for the distinction of public law and private law public law is given if an over- and a subordination relationship is given between the involved. If there is an equalization private law is given.
Subordination, a general basic right may be examined only subordinate to a special basic right, i.e. only if there is no special basic right available for the concrete case.

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