District chimney sweep job to give up

Anyone wishing to give up his position as an authorised district chimney sweep must have this administrative act cancelled by the competent authority. The district chimney sweep must then apply for the deletion from the craft role and, if necessary, cancel his trade if the entire activity is to be abandoned.

If necessary, application of the authorized district chimney sweep for the cancellation of the order for the authorized district chimney sweep. In order to clarify the existence of the conditions set out in indent 1, the competent authority may request the authorised district chimney sweep to submit, at his own expense, an official medical opinion on his state of health if there are demonstrable signs of physical infirmity or weakness of his physical or mental strength. If necessary, trade deregistration as well as deletion application craft roll.

Written form required: no Personal appearance necessary: no

The competent authority may, either at the request of the person concerned, cancel the order for the authorised district chimney sweep or where facts prove that the authorised district chimney sweep does not have the necessary personal or professional reliability for the performance of the office, or if facts prove that the authorized district chimney sweep is permanently incapable of practising his profession because of a physical infirmity or weakness of his physical or mental strength. However, it shall end no later than the end of the month in which the appointed person reaches the age of 67.
Once you have submitted the application and all documents are complete, the competent authority will check whether you meet all the requirements. If you meet all the requirements, the competent authority shall issue a notice which releases you from the post of authorised district chimney sweep. The cancellation of the order shall be notified immediately to the Federal Office of Economic Affairs and Export Control by the competent authority for the management of the chimney sweep register by the competent authority.

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