Article 9(1) The rights of the home are inviolable. (2) The existent law of 27th October 1862 (RGBl. No. 88) on the protection of the rights of the home is hereby declared a component of this Basic Law. Article 10 The privacy of letters may not be infringed and the seizure of letters may, except in case of a legal detention or domiciliary visit, take place only in times of war or by reason of a judicial warrant in conformity with existent laws.Article 10a (1) Telecommunications secrecy may not be infringed. (2) Exceptions to the provisions of the foregoing paragraph are admissible only by reason of a judicial warrant in conformity with existent laws.