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Original name: Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland - GG
Name: Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (GG).
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1949-05-23
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-1949-C-39140
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=39140&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2013-03, Oceana Publications Inc., Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA, pp. 1-78 (DOC.NORMES)
Legislation on-line in German and English Legislation on-line in German and English Bundesrecht - Federal Law, Federal Ministry of Justice, Germany PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-07-13)
Legislation on-line in German Legislation on-line in German German Bundestag - Deutscher Bundestag, Germany PDF in German as amended to 23/12/2014 PDF in German as amended to 23/12/2014 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2015-06-05)
Legislation online Legislation online German Bundestag - Deutscher Bundestag, Germany PDF in English as at November 2012 PDF in English as at November 2012 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2015-06-05)
Abstract/Citation: Comprised of 11 Chapters and 146 articles, covering a broad range of matters including basic rights, the Federation and the Länder, the Bundestag, Bundesrat, Joint Committee and the Presidency and administration of justice. All people are equal under the law, men and women have equal rights, and no one shall be prejudiced or favoured because of their sex, birth, race, language, national or social origin, faith, religion or political opinions. Grants freedom of religion, expression and assembly. All individuals and occupations or professions are guaranteed the right to form associations to safeguard and improve working and economic conditions. Restricts measures that may be directed against industrial disputes engaged in for this purpose. Gives all Germans the right to freely choose their occupation or profession, place of work study or training.
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