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Bavarian Elector Max IV Joseph, Ordinance on "the Circumstances of State Servants, especially regarding their Status and Salary," cosigned by Montgelas (January 1, 1805)
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VI. In cases where a principal remuneration without additional pay is conferred, certain parts are declared as a service-based salary, namely

a) three tenths in the first decade of service;

b) two tenths in the second decade of service; and

c) one tenth of the total salary upon entering the third decade of service and thereafter;

and thus, the rank-based salary is

a) seven tenths in the first period;

b) eight tenths in the second period; and

c) nine tenths of the total salary in the third period. [ . . . ]

VIII. The loss of the servant’s status (dishonorable dismissal) can occur only after prior judicial inquiry and on the strength of the judgment of a Judicial College. Moreover, in the unexpected event that a state servant might be capable of offending the dignity of the sovereign by verbal or physical attacks, the loss of his status is expressly included among the legal penal provisions, in addition to the immediate suspension of all of his professional and public activities. [ . . . ]

X. Except in the case of a judicial verdict, the servant’s status and the rank-based salary, once bestowed, have the inviolable nature of perpetuity.

The servant’s function and the service-based salary are more precarious in their nature.

They can, as the result of an administrative decision or an organic decree, and without judicial redress,

be taken away, either permanently, through dismissal,

or temporarily, through furlough.

XII. Dismissed and furloughed servants retain their professional title and rank-based salary and lose their functional salary.

At the same time, dismissed servants lose their right to use the external regalia (official dress) associated with their professional class.

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