The Federal Authorities
of the Swiss Confederation

Annex 11

(Art. 2 para. 1)

List of Federal Bodies

(Art. 1 para. 1 let. b–d ArchA)

a. Administrative units of the central Federal Administration:

In accordance with the Annex to the Government and Administration Organisation Ordinance of 25 November 19982.

b. Administrative units of the decentralised Federal Administration:

The Federal Chancellery

Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner3

Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Presence Switzerland

Federal Department of Justice and Police

Office of Attorney General of Switzerland
Swiss Institute of Comparative Law

Federal Department of Finance

Swiss Alcohol Board
Swiss Federal Audit Office
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority4

Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research5

Competition Commission

Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau
Investigation Bureau for Railway, Funicular and Boat Accidents
Post and Telecommunications Surveillance Bureau
Federal Aircraft Accident Board
Federal Communications Commission

c. Armed Forces Units:

Armed Forces Staff
Major Units
Battalions
Military Units

d. Swiss Diplomatic and Consular Representations

e. Federal Appeals and Arbitration Commissions

Federal Arbitration Commission for the Exploitation of Copyrights and Related Rights
Railways Arbitration Commission
Independent Complaints Authority for Radio and Television (ICA)

1 Amended by No. I of the FDHA Ordinance of 31 Oct. 2003 (AS 2003 4525). Revised by No. IV 2 of the Ordinance of 22 Aug. 2007 on the Formal Revision of Federal Legislation, in force since 1 Aug. 2008 (AS 2007 4477, 2008 3452).
2 SR 172.010.1
3 The name of the administrative unit has been modified in application of Art. 16 para. 3 of the Publications Ordinance of 17 Nov. 2004 (SR 170.512.1).
4 The name of the administrative unit has been modified in application of Art. 16 para. 3 of the Publications Ordinance of 17 Nov. 2004 (SR 170.512.1).
5 The name of the administrative unit was modified in application of Art. 16 para. 3 of the Publications Ordinance of 17 Nov. 2004 (SR 170.512.1) on 1 Jan. 2013.

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