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Original name: Gesetz über Europäische Betriebsräte (Europäische Betriebsräte-Gesetz - EBRG)
Name: Act on European Works Council (EBRG).
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-10-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt, 1996-10-31, vol. 53, pp. 1548-1559
ISN: DEU-1996-L-71456
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt, 1996-10-31, vol. 53, pp. 1548-1559
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-23)
Abstract/Citation: Transposes Council Directive 94/45/EC of 22 September 1994 on the establishment of a European Works Council.

Sets out the provisions for the establishment of the European Works Council.
Part One contains general information;
Part Two regulates the special negotiating body;
Part Three regulates agreements concerning cross border information and consultation;
Part Four regulates the establishment, rules, functions and composition of the European Works Council;
Part Five deals with principles of cooperation and protective provisions;
Part Six regulates existing agreements;
Part Seven deals with special provisions including penalties and fines.
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