Accessibility declaration

This accessibility declaration applies to the website of the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection published at www.bmjv.de.

As a public sector body within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2016/2102, we strive to make our web pages accessible in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Act on Equal Opportunity for People with Disabilities (Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz – BGG) and the Ordinance on Accessible Information Technology (Barrierefreien-Informationstechnik-Verordnung – BITV 2.0) implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102.

Current compliance with the requirements

The accessibility requirements are derived from section 3 (1) to (4) and section 4 of the Ordinance on Accessible Information Technology (BITV 2.0), enacted on the basis of section 12d of the Act on Equal Opportunity for People with Disabilities (BGG).

Verification of compliance with the requirements has not as yet been conducted.

Contact and feedback options

Would you like to inform us about existing accessibility issues or request information on the implementation of accessibility? If so, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please use the contact form on the Contact page.

You can also contact us by post or telephone:

Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection
Mohrenstr. 37,
10117 Berlin,
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)30 18 580 - 0
Email: poststelle@bmjv.bund.de

Arbitration

If a satisfactory solution has still not been found even after submitting feedback in the manner described above, you can turn to the Arbitration Service provided for by section 16 BGG. The BGG Arbitration Service is tasked with supporting out-of-court dispute resolution in conflicts between persons with disabilities and Federal public bodies on the topic of accessibility. The arbitration process is free of charge. Legal counsel does not need to be involved. Additional information on the arbitration process and the options available for submitting an application can be found on: www.schlichtungsstelle-bgg.de.

You can contact the Arbitration Service at the following address:

Schlichtungsstelle nach dem Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz
bei dem Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen
Mauerstr. 53,
10117 Berlin,
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)30 18 527-2805
Fax: +49 (0)30 18 527-2901
e-mail: info@schlichtungsstelle-bgg.de