The legal basis sets out the rules governing how the Delegation maintains relations with parliaments of other states.
The legal basis for the delegation responsible for relations with the Bundestag can be found in article 60 of the Parliament Act (RS 171.10) and article 4 of the Federal Assembly Ordinance on international relations of the Parliament (ORInt) (RS 171.117).
Composition of the delegation
In compliance with Art. 6, para. 2, of the Ordinance on international relations (ORInt) (RS 171.117), the delegation responsible for relations with the Bundestag shall comprise three members of the National Council and two members of the Council of States. Three members of the National Council and two members of the Council of states are appointed as reserve delegation members.