Notification period for an auction: shortening Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

In exceptional cases, in particular in the case of auctions of perishable goods, a reduction in the two-week notification obligation of auctions may be requested.

  • Written notification stating:
    • Place and time of the auction and
    • Genus of the product to be auctioned

In the event of auction of goods

  1. belong to a discount or insolvency estate, or
  2. be sold for business abandonment, or
  3. sold by way of public auctioning on the basis of statutory provisions (Section 383 (3) Of the Civil Code (BGB)) and
  4. are offered in open outlets and which are unused or whose intended use consists in their consumption,

the following information is also required:

  • the occasion of the auction, as well as
  • the name and address of the contracting entities
  • Personnel document
  • Auctioneer's permit

Related Links

  • § 3 Abs. 1 Satz 2 Versteigererverordnung (VerstV)

Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry of Economy, Labour and Transport

Last update or date of publication
02.10.2013