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  1. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act to diminish the charge increase in tight housing markets and to strengthen the tenant involvement in the property (Tenancy Act amendment - MietNovG) (Gesetz zur Dämpfung des Mietanstiegs auf angespannten Wohnungsmärkten und zur Stärkung des Bestellerprinzips bei der Wohnungsvermittlung (Mietrechtsnovellierungsgesetz - MietNovG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-04-21 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-01 | DEU-2015-L-101570

    Article 1. Amendments to the Civil Code: new subsection to Book 2 Law of obligations: Title 5 Lease: Subtitle 2 Leases for residential space
    Subchapter 1a Agreements on the rent with tight housing markets
    § 556d Permissible level of rents in the rental; statutory authorization
    § 556e Considering the rental fee or carried out modernization
    § 556f Exceptions
    § 556g Legal consequences; Information on the rental
    Article 2. Amendments to the Implementation of Civil Code Act par. 35 Transitional provisions to the Rental novelization Act from 21st April 2015.
    Article 3. Amendments to the Act regulating houses rental
    Article 4. Entry into force.

  2. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act to amend: Act on benefits for asylum-seekers and Social Courts Act. - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2014-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-10 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-03-01 | DEU-2014-L-98557

    Article 1. Amendment to the Act on benefits for asylum-seekers: new sections
    §1a Entitlement restriction;
    §6a costs recovery;
    §6b use of services;
    §14 Transitional provisions for single monetary benefit in 2015;
    Article 2. Amendment to the Social Courts Act changes in wording
    Article 3. Entry into force.

  3. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act to stabilize Performers' Social Charge Rates. (Gesetz zur Stabilisierung des Künstlersozialabgabesatzes (Künstlersozialabgabestabilisierungsgesetz - KSAStabG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2014-07-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | DEU-2014-L-98467

    Article 1. Amendment to the Social Code - Book IV
    Article 2. Amendment to the Performers' Social Insurance Act
    Article 3. Amendment to the Accident health reorganization Act
    Article 4. Amendment to the Regulation on the control of payment of contribution shares and the social charge based on the Performers Social Security Act
    Article 5. Subsequent changes
    Article 6. Entry into force.

  4. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act to Facilitate the Enforcement of Parental Allowances (BGBI I.S. 1878). (Gesetz zur Vereinfachung des Elterngeldvollzugs ) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2012-09-10 | Date of entry into force: 2012-09-17 | DEU-2012-L-93564

    Article 1. Amendment to the Parental Allowances and Parental Leave Act. Amendments includes inter alia:
    In §2 new section introduced:
    §2a Allowances for a family with two or more children
    §2b Period dimension
    §2c Gains from not independent employment
    §2d Gains from independent employment
    §2e Income tax deduction
    §2f Social contribution deduction
    §24 Individual disclosures transmission by the Federal Statistical office
    §24a Transmission of tables with statistical results by the Federal Statistical office
    Article 1c Amendments to the Social Code Book I relating to the expression change.

  5. Germany - Social assistance and services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sixth Regulation to amend Unemployment Benefit II / Social Allowance Regulation (Alg II-V) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2011-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DEU-2011-R-89681

    Makes minor amendments to wording and provisions concerning monthly allowances for youth voluntary service participants.

  6. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act on the coordination of social security systems in Europe. (Gesetz zur Koordinierung der Systeme der sozialen Sicherheit in Europa (SozSichEU)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2011-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-28 | DEU-2011-L-89673

    §1 Scope of legislation
    §2 The competent authority
    §3 Connection point for the pension schemes
    §4 Connection point for family benefits
    §5 Coordinating body for the systems of civil service pensions
    §6 Access points
    §7 Regulation Appropriations

  7. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Social Code - Book XII - Social Assistance. (Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Zwölftes Buch (XII) - Sozialhilfe) - Law on-line in German

    Adoption: 2003-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | DEU-2003-L-83685

    Sets out the rules of social assistance in Germany:
    Chapter 1 - General provisions
    Chapter 2 - Public Welfare services
    Chapter 3 - Assistance for livelihood
    Chapter 4 - Basic security for elderly and disabled persons
    Chapter 5 - Healthcare assistance
    Chapter 6 - Integration assistance for disabled
    Chapter 7 - Care Assistance
    Chapter 8 - Assistance in overcoming special social difficulties
    Chapter 9 - Assistance in other life circumstances
    Chapter 10 - Facilities (equipment and services)
    Chapter 11 - Use of income and wealth
    Chapter 12 - Competences of the social assistance
    Chapter 13 - Costs
    Chapter 14 - Procedural provisions
    Chapter 15 - Statistics
    Chapter 16 - Transitional and Final Provisions

  8. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    New Version of the Act on Housing Benefit.

    Adoption: 2000-04-11 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | DEU-2000-L-57176

  9. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Amendment of the Act on Housing Benefits and other Acts.

    Adoption: 1999-12-22 | DEU-1999-L-57983

    Amends Law on Housing Benefits and related laws with regard to calculation of benefits.

  10. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Fourth law amending the eleventh book of the social security code (4. SGB XI Änderungsgesetz - 4. SGB XI ÄndG).

    Adoption: 1999-07-21 | DEU-1999-L-57693

    Amends eleventh book of the social security code. Establishes cases in which welfare and similar benefits shall not be taken into account in determining claims to, and obligations to provide, carer payments.

  11. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Seventh Act to amend the Federal Social Assistance Act.

    Adoption: 1999-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 1999-06-26 | DEU-1999-L-54858

    Amends the Federal Social Assistance Act (version of 23 March 1994). Inter alia, adds a section 101a which allows Länder governments to bundle individual benefits and to provide for one general payment. These measures shall be executed on an experimental basis.

  12. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Federal Act on social assistance to war victims.

    Adoption: 1998-01-14 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-21 | DEU-1998-L-49093

    Inserts a new s. 1a which provides that social assistance benefits may be withheld if the beneficiary or the person from whom benefits are derived committed acts against "humanity" or the principle of the "legal state" (Rechtsstaalichkeit) and applied for such benefits after 13 November 1997. Membership in the SS shall constitute grounds for review if an applicant is entitled to benefits.

  13. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Federal Act on Old-age insurance for Farmers (Gesetz über die Alterssicherung der Landwirte (ALG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1994-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DEU-1994-L-41158

    Concerns social protection such as social insurance and retirement benefits.

  14. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Notification under the Federal Social Assistance Act.

    Adoption: 1994-03-23 | DEU-1994-L-37813

    Provides for assistance to meet living expenses and to cover special living situations. Concerns social assistance in general and the relationship between the different social assistance bodies, and contains special provisions dealing with disabled persons.

  15. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Federal Act on Welfare Tribunals.

    Adoption: 1990-12-17 | DEU-1990-L-42219

    Concerns structure, organisation and legal proceedings at every level.

  16. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act of 6 October 1989 introducing a social insurance identity card and amending other Acts on social affairs.

    Adoption: 1989-10-06 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | DEU-1989-L-8497

    In particular, contains new provisions of the Social Code (Fourth Book) of 23 December 1976 (BGBl., Part I, p. 3845, as last amended by the Act of 8 June 1989 (BGBl., Part I, p. 1026)) on the social insurance identity card and registration requirements. The stated purpose is to assist in unveiling illegal employment relationships and to prevent fraud. The Act provides for measures to protect personal data. Consequential amendments and other minor amendments are made to the Fifth and Tenth Books of the Social Code, the Ordinance on government insurance, the Act on employee insurance, the Act on pension insurance in mining, the Employment Promotion Act (LS 1969-Ger. F.R. 1) and the Act on sickness insurance for farmers.

  17. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act of 18 December 1987 on adequate financing of social insurance for artists.

    Adoption: 1987-12-18 | DEU-1987-L-4606

    Amends the Act of 27 July 1981 on social insurance for artists (BGBl. I.S. 705), as last amended by the Act of 20 Dec. 1985 (BGBl. I.S. 2474), especially with regard to the responsibility for making contributions. Transfers the administration of the artists' social insurance fund to another entity. Also adds a subsection to s. 126 of the Act on employees' insurance (as last amended by the Act of 14 Dec. 1987 (BGBl. I.S. 2602).

  18. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Notification of the consolidated text of the Federal Social Assistance Act.

    Adoption: 1987-01-20 | DEU-1987-L-3331

    All amendments up to 1 Jan. 1987 to the Federal Social Assistance Act, as consolidated on 24 May 1983 (LS 1983 - Ger. F.R. 1), are contained in this new consolidation. The Act contains provisions on meeting subsistence needs, assistance in special circumstances and various administrative matters.

  19. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act on social assistance to war victims (Federal Pensions Act). (Gesetz über die Versorgung der Opfer des Krieges (Bundesversorgungsgesetz - BVG))

    Adoption: 1982-01-22 | DEU-1982-L-49099

    Provides for social assistance to war victims.

  20. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Notification of the consolidated text of the Federal Social Assistance Act [of 30 June 1961: LS 1961-ger.F.R.5].

    Adoption: 1976-02-13 | DEU-1976-L-13895

  21. Germany - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    An Act further to extend the legislation relating to disabled persons.

    Adoption: 1974-04-24 | DEU-1974-L-15032

    Amends the Disabled Persons Act of 14 Aug. 1961 (LS 1961 - Ger. F.R. 6) (numerous amendments), s. 61 of the Employment Promotion Act of 25 June 1969 (LS 1969 - Ger. F.R. 1, 1972 - Ger. F.R. 3) and s. 40 of the Federal Social Assistance Act of 30 June 1961: LS 1961 - Ger. F.R. 5.


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