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  1. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on the automated retrieval of child benefit data through the offices of civil service (Child Benefit Data Retrieval Regulation - BGBl I 15/2018) (Verordnung über den automatisierten Abruf von Kindergelddaten durch die Bezügestellen des öffentlichen Dienstes (Kindergelddaten-Abrufverordnung - KiGAbV)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2018-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2018-05-01 | DEU-2018-R-108167

    Introductory formula
    § 1 Scope of application
    § 2 Retrieval authorization
    § 3 Procedure of data retrieval
    § 4 Checking and documentation obligations
    § 5 Notification obligations
    § 6 Entry into force and expiry

  2. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act to combat child marriages. (Gesetz zur Bekämpfung von Kinderehen) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2017-07-17 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-22 | DEU-2017-L-106046

    The Act protect underage persons from forced marriages: the age of consent is to be increased from 16 to 18 years.
    -cases when one of spouses has not reached 16 years of age are not to valid, envisaged also residence and refuges penalties.
    Article 1. Amendment to the Civil Code:
    -§ 1303 Marriageable age
    -§ 1411 Marriage contract
    Article 2. Amendment to the Introductory Law of the Civil Code:
    -§ 44 Transitional provisions to the Act to combat child marriages
    Article 3. Amendment to the Civil Status Act:
    -§ 11 Jurisdiction and Registry office restriction
    Article 4. Amendment to the Asylum Act
    Article 5. Amendment to the Residence Act
    Article 6. amendment to the Judicial Officer Act
    Article 7. Amendment to the Act on Proceedings in Family Matters and in Matters of Non-contentious Jurisdiction:
    -§ 129a Principles of Priority and Expediting Proceedings
    Article 8. Amendment to the Act on Registered Life Partnerships
    Article 9. Amendment to the Social Code - Book VIII
    Article 10. Evaluation
    Article 11. Entry into force

  3. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act to improve accommodation, care and assistance for foreign children and young persons. (Gesetz zur Verbesserung der Unterbringung, Versorgung und Betreuung ausländischer Kinder und Jugendlicher) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-10-28 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-01 | DEU-2015-L-101619

    Article 1. Amendment to the Social Code - Book VIII:new sections introduced:
    § 42a Provisional taking into care of foreign children and adolescents to unaccompanied entry
    § 42b method for distribution of unaccompanied foreign children and adolescents
    § 42c admission quota
    § 42d Transitional arrangements
    § 42e reporting requirement
    § 42f official procedure for age determination
    § 88a Territorial jurisdiction for provisional measures, services and the authority guardianship of unaccompanied foreign children and adolescents
    Article 2. Amendments to the Residence Act
    Article 3. Amendments to the Nationality Act
    Article 4. Evaluation
    Article 5. Entry into force.

  4. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act on Administrative Simplification in children's and youth services (Children and Youth Services Administration Simplification Act - KJVVG) (Gesetz zur Verwaltungsvereinfachung in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe (Kinder- und Jugendhilfeverwaltungsvereinfachungsgesetz - KJVVG) ) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2013-08-29 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-12-03 | DEU-2013-L-95789

    Article 1. Amendment to the Social Code - Book VIII - Children and Youth.
    Article 2. Amendment to the Social Code - Book XII - Social Assistance.
    Article 3. Entry into force.

  5. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act to protect the right of inheritance and the participation rights of illegitimate children and individually adopted children in probate proceedings (Gesetz zum Schutz des Erbrechts und der Verfahrensbeteiligungsrechte nichtehelicher und einzeladoptierter Kinder im Nachlassverfahren ) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2013-03-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-28 | DEU-2013-L-95782

    Article 1. Amendment to the Testament Directory Act
    Article 2. Amendment to the Federal Notary Regulation
    Article 3. Amendment to the Testament Register Regulation
    Article 4. Entry into force.

  6. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act concerning the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. (Gesetz zu dem Übereinkommen des Europarats vom 16. Mai 2005 zur Bekämpfung des Menschenhandels ) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2012-10-12 | Date of entry into force: 2012-10-12 | DEU-2012-L-93540

    Pronounces the entry into force of the Council of Europe Convention for Germany.

  7. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act to repeal provisions in the Fight against child pornography in communication networks. (Gesetz zur Aufhebung von Sperrregelungen bei der. Bekämpfung von Kinderpornographie in Kommunikationsnetzen.) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 2011-12-28 | DEU-2011-L-89417

    Repeals the Act on the restriction of access to child pornography in communication networks (Access Restriction Act). Makes consequential amendments to the Telecommunications Law. The restriction of access to child pornography in the Internet has been replaced by deleting of web contents with pornography.

  8. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act to implement the Council Framework Decision on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. (Gesetz zur Umsetzung des Rahmenbeschlusses des Rates der Europäischen Union zur Bekämpfung der sexuellen Ausbeutung von Kindern und der Kinderpornographie ) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 2008-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 2008-11-04 | DEU-2008-L-86732

    Implementation of the 2004/68/JHA Council framework Decision of 22 December 2003 into German legal system.

  9. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Youth Volunteer Services Act (JFDG) (BGBl. I S. 842). (Gesetz zur Förderung von Jugendfreiwilligendiensten (Jugendfreiwilligendienstegesetz - JFDG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2008-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-01 | DEU-2008-L-86687

    Act contains provision on voluntary services by young people in Germany and abroad. Determinates the conditions to be met by volunteers and organizations, certificates and applicable labour regulations.

  10. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Care Fund Act (KBFG) (BGBl. I S. 3022). (Gesetz zur Errichtung eines Sondervermögens "Kinderbetreuungsausbau" (Kinderbetreuungsfinanzierungsgesetz KBFG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2007-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 2007-12-31 | DEU-2007-L-86652

    §1 Establishment of the Fund
    §2 Purpose of the Fund
    §3 Position in legal relations
    §4 Financing
    §5 Business plan and budget
    §6 Financial Statements
    §7 Administrative costs
    §8 Dissolution

  11. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Youth Protection Act (Jugendschutzgesetz - JuSchG). - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2002-07-23 | DEU-2002-L-62671

    New Act on the protection of young persons. Consolidates and reforms provisions of the Youth Protection in the Public Act (Gesetz zum Schutze der Jugend in der Oeffentlichkeit - JöSchG) and the Act on the circulation of publications and media contents dangerous for young persons (Gesetz über die Verbreitung jugendgefährdender Schriften und Medieninhalte - JgefSchrG). These two laws are repealed as soon as this law comes into force.

  12. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act on the European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights.

    Adoption: 2001-11-05 | DEU-2001-L-60645

    Gives effect to the European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights of 25 January 1996. Chapter I of the Convention defines scope and objective. Chapter II provides for procedural measures to promote exercise of children's rights. These include right to be informed and to express his or her views in proceedings, and right to apply for appointment of special representative. Chapter III establishes a Standing Committee to keep under review problems relating to Convention, and regulates its functions and powers.

  13. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Social Code - Book VIII - Children and Youth. (Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Achtes Buch (VIII) - Kinder- und Jugendhilfe) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1998-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | DEU-1998-L-52677

    Consolidated text of Book Eight of the Social Code, which relates to Child and Youth Care. Provides for children and youth services, services for disabled children and youth, and child protection.

  14. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act on the standardization of law regarding child support (Kindesunterhaltsgesetz -- KindUG).

    Adoption: 1998-04-06 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | DEU-1998-L-50033

    Amendments to the Civil Code and the Civil Procedure Code regarding child support.

  15. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act to reform child law [KindRG].

    Adoption: 1997-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | DEU-1997-L-48393

    Amends the Civil Code and numerous other laws so as to define legal fatherhood and motherhood, and to provide for the determination of custody rights over children.

  16. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Second Act to amend the Young Persons (Protection of Employment) Act.

    Adoption: 1997-02-24 | Date of entry into force: 1997-03-01 | DEU-1997-L-46357

    Amends provisions of the Young Persons (Protection of Employment) Act regarding child labour. Child labour is forbidden; however, children over the age of 13 may be engaged in light work for no more than 2 hours daily (3 hours in agricultural family enterprises). Children over 13 who are not obliged to attend school may work in training programmes or privately for up to 35 hours a week. Defines hazardous work which shall not be performed by children. Also amends sections of the Seamen's Act (26 July 1957) regarding work which shall not be performed by young persons aboard ships.

  17. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Notice of the consolidated text of the Eighth Book of the Social Code.

    Adoption: 1996-03-15 | DEU-1996-L-43328

    Consolidates legislation concerning youth, social assistance to youth, family benefit, and child care. Girls and boys are guaranteed equal access to youth programs (s. 9).

  18. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ninth regulation amending the regulation on maximun time for extension of attendance at higher technical schools, academies and universities.

    Adoption: 1992-11-05 | Date of entry into force: 1992-09-01 | DEU-1992-R-34603

    Regulation adding new educational institutes as well as new courses of instruction and changing the maximum time for extension of attendance.

  19. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Case law

    Decision of the Federal Constitutional Court (on Section 1, subsection 1, of the Hessian Law on Special Leave for staff engaged in youth work).

    Adoption: 1992-04-24 | DEU-1992-CL-30183

    Section 1 (1) of the Hessian Law is contrary to Art. 12 (1) of the Federal Constitution insofar as it obliges the employer to pay full wages during special leave without allowing for possible compensation.

  20. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of 16 October 1990 on medical examinations according to the Act on the protection of young persons in employment

    Adoption: 1990-10-16 | DEU-1990-R-26940

    Provides in the annex model forms to be used by doctors when examining young workers. Pursuant the Act of 12 April 1976 on the protection of young workers[LS 1976-Ger F.R. 2].

  21. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act amending the Federal Child Allowance Act. No. 12.

    Adoption: 1989-06-30 | DEU-1989-L-7714

    Governs, inter alia, entitlements of foreigners and students.

  22. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    First Ordinance of 20 July 1988 amending the First Ordinance on the Implementation of the Works Councils Act [LS 1972 - Ger.F.R. 1].

    Adoption: 1988-07-20 | DEU-1988-L-6627

    Amends ss. 30 and 31 regarding the election of representatives of young workers and trainees.

  23. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Federal Act to protect young working persons.

    Adoption: 1986-04-24 | DEU-1986-L-42204

    Sets out special protective standards for young persons. Those under fifteen years of age must not be employed, exept when the young person is employed to obtain vocational training. Also stipulates longer rest periods and a prohibtion against piecework for such employees.

  24. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Première loi modifiant la loi [du 12 avril 1976 : SL 1976 - All. (R.F.) 2] sur la protection des jeunes travailleurs.

    Adoption: 1984-10-15 | DEU-1984-L-777

    Nombreuses modifications. Modifie également la loi [du 26 juillet 1957 : BGBl. II] sur les marins; le Code fédéral des assurances [SL 1980 - All. (R.F.) 1, la loi [du 10 août 1972 : BGBl. I] sur l'assurance-maladie des agriculteurs et la loi [du 25 juin 1969 : SL 1969 - All. (R.F.) 1... 1974 - All. (R.F.) 1] tendant à promouvoir l'emploi.

  25. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Young Persons (Protection of Employment) Act (JArbSchG). (Gesetz zum Schutz der arbeitenden Jugend (Jugendarbeitsschutzgesetz - JArbSchG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1976-04-12 | DEU-1976-L-13897

    An Act to protect young persons in employment.

  26. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act respecting the sickness insurance of students.

    Adoption: 1975-06-24 | DEU-1975-L-14370

  27. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    An Act to introduce the Penal Code.

    Adoption: 1974-03-02 | DEU-1974-L-15030

    Title 8: Amendment of legislation in the field of labour, social insurance and war victims' relief. Amends, inter alia, the Vocational Training Act of 14 Aug. 1969 (LS 1969 - Ger. F.R. 2), the Works Constitution Act of 15 Jan. 1972 (LS 1972 - Ger. F.R. 1), the Act of 29 June 1936 (LS 1936 - Ger. 1) respecting hours of work in bakers' and pastry-cooks' establishments, the Home Work Act of 14 Mar. 1951 (LS 1951 - Ger. F.R. 1), the Hours of Work Code of 30 Apr. 1938 (LS 1938 - Ger. 6), the Young Persons (Protection of Employment) Act of 9 Aug. 1960 (LS 1960 - Ger. F.R. 2), the Employment Promotion Act of 25 June 1969 (LS 1969 - Ger. F.R. 1, 1972 - Ger. F.R. 3), the Manpower provision Act of 7 Aug. 1972 (LS 1972 - Ger. F.R. 2), the Disabled Persons Act of 14 Aug. 1961 (LS 1961 - Ger. F.R. 6), the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1924 - Ger. 10 ... 1973 - Ger. F.R. 1), the Salaried Employees' Insurance Act (LS 1924 - Ger. 6 ... LS 1957 - Ger. F.R. 1 B), the Federal Miners, Benefit Societies Act of 1 July 1926 (LS 1926 - Ger. 5 ... 1942 - Ger. 1 B and F), the Farmers' Old-Age Assistance Act of 14 Sep. 1965 and the Family Allowances Act of 14 Apr. 1964 (LS 1964 - Ger. F.R. 1).


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