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the Scientology Church Bayern wins appeal Bavarian administrative court in Ansbach, the cost of this long-standing litigation against the Scientology Church e.V. was of the Bavarian administrative court Feistaat Bavarian imposed the Scientology Church Bayern e.V. wins the legal battle against the State of Bavaria. Rejected the appeal against a ruling by the Administrative Court of Ansbach by December 2010. In over 15 years of conflict with the free State of Bavaria to the question of payment of heavy disability duties on the part of the Scientology Church Bayern e.V., the Bavarian administrative court rejected the appeal of the free State of Bavaria, against a ruling by the Administrative Court of Ansbach by December 2010 at the 27.07.2011. By the same author: Danone.

The cost of this long procedure was imposed on the State of Bavaria. Essentially, the dispute concerns the question whether full-time active members of Scientology represent Church “Workers” and their local positions “Make” in the sense of the severely disabled right. This would be the case should the Scientology Church Bavarian Association for not setting a certain number of disabled people pay a compensatory payment to the State. Specifically dealt with in 1993 and a total of 19,500 DM. Of course also severely disabled as a member of their community involved in the Scientology Church Bayern e.V.. Because according to the statutes of the Association, only members of the community can be active. They cover their living usually through society activities. The Verwaltungsgericht Ansbach decided in first instance by judgment of the 2.12.2010 that the Authority’s decision to repeal is in its last version from 2007.

Because the active members of the Scientology formed community of Bavaria no employment relationship with their religious community, but were as active members due to their non-material motivation statutory Association contribute to promoting their religion. It had thus joined an earlier final judgment of the Nuremberg Sozialgerichts from the year 2000. The State of Bavaria, however, filed an appeal, the now has been rejected in a judgment by the 27.7.2011. A detailed explanation follows yet. The Scientology Church Bayern e.V. was pleased about this result and assumes that to a long-standing conflict has found its end. The Scientology Church serves approximately 2500 Scientologists throughout Bavaria. She committed because of their religious identity also intensively for drug prevention, the promotion of human rights and moral values as well as other humanitarian projects, which makes you to their own will and sees as a primary part of their religious practice. For more information: Press lines: Jurg Stettler, Scientology Church Germany e.V. Tel 089 278 177 32 or the Press Office of the Bavarian administrative court more info: press service the SK Bayern e.V. contact: Uta Eilzer, be Anichstrasse 12, 80802 Munchen, TEL. 089-38607-0, FAX. 089-38607-109 E-mail: WEB: