The constitution of the Swiss National Guarantee Fund (NGF) is in force since 28 August 2003. On 15 June 2012 it has been revised.
Art. 1 par. 1 of the constitution of the NGF states that the NGF is established as an association according to art. 60 ff of the Swiss Civil Code (ZGB).
According to art. 60 par. 2 ZGB, the constitution has to be issued in written form and contain the provisions concerning the purpose, the financing and the organisation of the association. Art. 55 par. 1 of the Legal Ordinance on vehicle insurance (VVV) states that the constitution of the NGF has to be approved by the supervisory authority, the Federal Roads Office (FEDRO).