Question 5) how new directions have in terms of a structural policy or structural development, new acquisitions and permanent closures of tobacco shops in the individual federal States and districts on the basis of the rankings in question 2 or 4? Each individual site will be tested prior to a possible closure. The number of permanent closures can be found in the table below. Reduction compared to previous year (absolute) 2009 7140-215 2008 7355 236 2007-7591-192 question 6) which instruments or procedures has the Federal Ministry of finance and the tobacco monopoly administration, the structure of the tobacco shops, change or develop? For the design of the structure of the tobacco shop in 1996 following instruments available are as a result of the tobacco monopoly law: in accordance with 24 TabMG can be built under certain conditions an additional tobacco shop. In particular, an urgent need is exemplifying required and must appear excluded a non reasonable yield reduction of adjacent tobacconists. The latter also applies to the transfer of the location of a newsstand within its catchment area. Furthermore the possibility not to occupy completed tobacconists or to carry out a conversion of the newsstand kind by a tobacco retail outlet in a tobacco shop or from a tobacco store in a tobacco shop TabMG according to 25 paragraph 8 1996.
Especially in the case of a Nichtnachbesetzung no longer given profitability or a reduction of the yield potential by external circumstances (E.g.: changes in traffic flows, loss of suppliers of frequency or important secondary article groups, for example, in the field of gambling, shift in shopping habits) a cushion for the outgoing Trafikanten may be granted by support from the structural funds and solidarity. These services are but granted only in cases where the expectant free” Sales potential neighboring tobacconists can be structurally strengthened. Often, thus ensuring the economic basis of existence for a disability goes hand in hand.