This degree dissertation shows the changes of elements of the crime ?to put aside a child? from the ?Constitutio Criminalis Carolina? and the ?Halsgerichtsordnungen?, the code of law of Joseph II., the code of law from 1803, the code of law from 1852 to the present code of law from 1974.It describes the history and functionality of the anonymous drop-off point for unwanted babies and shows the judicial outcome of putting a baby in the anonymous drop-off point, for example the chance to get back the baby. Furthermore the compatibility with the §§ 92, 195, 198 and 199 of the criminal code, § 18 ?Personenstandsgesetz? and Art. 2, 8 and 14 European Convention on Human Rights is proven.Numerous alternatives, for example the anonymous birth or assisted accommodation, and the critique, are shown.