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Steffen Walter Germany Local time: 12:24 Works in field Native speaker of: German PRO pts in category: 625
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performing a task instead of the municipality
Explanation: Here is a quoye from: "Local Government Administration in Germany" by Dieter Haschke:
"In the event that the municipality does not respond to the legal supervisory authority's demand within the appropriate period set, the supervisory authority must authorise and implement the necessary measures immediately at the expense of the municipality. This measure, known as Ersatzvornahme (performing a task instead of the municipality), can vary greatly as far as substance is concerned."