According to article 91a, paragraph 1, of the German Constitution (Grundgesetz) measures on the improvement of production methods, working conditions, management and in general in the agricultural, fishery, forestry and water sector shall be taken with the agreement of regional governments. For this purpose a common frame work is devised and every year within the 1 March the Länder submit a general working plan to the Federal Minister for Nutrition, Agriculture and Forestry for approvement within the said frame work. The Act consists of 14 articles.
Implemented by: Act on the promotion of structural and social adjustment in agriculture in the German Democratic Republic - Promotion Act. (1992-10-16)
Implemented by: Joint Task for the Improvement of Agricultural Structures and Coastal Protection (GAK) 2015-2018. (2015-05-13)