Düsseldorf As a reaction to the Corona of a pandemic, and prepare for more outbreaks of Disease, the state government has submitted an extraordinary bill. In the design, which is present the German press Agency, is the subject of, among other things, the Pledge of Doctors. In addition, the authorities should be entitled to medical supplies to ensure. In primary and secondary schools the final exams could be this year, according to the draft law.

The Cabinet decided on the draft of the law on Saturday, a 47-page Letter, including a justification went to the groups. According to dpa-information Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) will judge on Wednesday the Parliament of the planned measures. The law could be adopted under the accelerated procedure. The main points of the draft law at a Glance:


The law should have a scope with an “Epidemic situation of the country” attack. Call upon the Bundestag, a national epidemic that would be the logical way for NRW. The state legislature may determine, according to the draft law, but also an epidemic situation – only for the own state. The state legislature would repeal the location again.

would be sick to the power houses.

In the event of a pandemic, the Ministry of health, to force hospitals to create treatment capacity. The “Parties of the health care system” could be required, among other things, to certain investigations.

Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) wants. on Wednesday, the Parliament to the measures planned lessons photo: Meike Wirsel


The law would entitle the authorities, “medical, nursing and sanitary Material, including the associated raw materials as well as devices” for companies to ensure – and to buy then a normal price Moreover, it would prohibit companies that stuff to others.


The authorities could require Doctors, nurses and rescue workers to fight against the epidemic. Prerequisite – the draft law: The government makes a formal a “significant shortage” of staff. The heads of the respective persons could prevent that only by evidence that, for example, a doctor in the current situation in his / her Job would be vital.

local authorities

The counties and municipalities, the new law is intended to enable decisions in a simplified procedure. So the city Council could vote on, for example, in writing, instead of face together.


The Ministry of education to be entitled to this year, the completion of procedures to the principal, in Real terms, secondary and comprehensive schools to suspend. Seat stay could be discontinued for this school year. Also, the examination rules on universities would once loosened. In the explanatory Memorandum of the draft law States that this could apply if the school is not the 20. April could be fully recorded. The same is true for universities.