The general administrative directive states in §5:
"The animal welfare officer also has to
1. provide a comment for each animal experiment application, which has to be presented to the responsible authority upon request,..."
The regional council Karlsruhe prescribes that each application has to be accompanied by a comment, in which certain formal prerequisites have to be corroborated by the TSB. These comments are only meant for the eyes of the responsible authority and have to be created according to this form: