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Delivery period for surpluses from the use of deposits in the pawnbrokers: extension

In the pawnbroker's business, pawnbrokers may only accept a pledge if they have agreed with the pledger that they are entitled to receive the part of the proceeds two years after the end of the year in which the pledge has been used. which does not be due to the pawnbroker as a satisfaction and has not been paid to the pledgee to the competent authority.

Where such an agreement has been concluded and the date to be determined thereafter has been reached, surpluses must be paid to the competent authority no later than one month in order for that part of the proceeds to be forfeited. At the request of the competent authority, this period may be extended for good cause.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district, the district-free city, the large independent city and the independent municipality.

This procedure can also be carried out through a "single point of contact". The "Single Contact Person" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the country for service providers.

Which documents are required?

  • if necessary, identity card or passport
  • if necessary, a lien loan permit
  • documents that document the important reason, if applicable

What are the fees?

There are fees in accordance with Appendix 1 to Section 1 paragraph 1 General Fee Regulations of the Land of Lower Saxony (AllGO) in accordance with No. 40.2.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the appropriate body.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economy, Labour and Transport

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.