By Monday afternoon, the Federal Constitutional Court had received 264 proceedings due to the federal “emergency brake”.

This was announced by a spokesman in Karlsruhe.

When decisions can be expected remained unclear.

Among the plaintiffs are lawyers and the Society for Freedom Rights, but also politicians from various parties such as Free Voters and FDP.

Some are directed against individual points, others against the entire package of measures decided by the Federal Council and the Bundestag.

Disputes about the new regulation of the Infection Protection Act, which came into force ten days earlier, are above all exit restrictions from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in regions in which 100 or more new infections per 100,000 inhabitants are detected within a week.

Uniform federal rules are intended to prevent a patchwork quilt.

But there is criticism of the generality.


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