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General Act on Equal Treatment

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Übersetzung durch den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums für Gesundheit.

Translation provided by the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of Health.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 8 des Gesetzes vom 3. April 2013 (BGBl I S. 610)
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Part 1
General Provisions
§ 1Purpose
§ 2Scope
§ 3Definitions
§ 4Unequal Treatment on Several Grounds
§ 5Positive Action
Part 2
Protection of Employees Against Discrimination
Chapter 1
Prohibition of Discrimination
§ 6Persons Covered
§ 7Prohibition of Discrimination
§ 8Permissible Difference of Treatment On Grounds of Occupational Requirements
§ 9Permissible Difference of Treatment On Grounds of Religion or Belief
§ 10Permissible Difference of Treatment On Grounds of Age
Chapter 2
Employer Obligations
§ 11Advertisement of Vacancies
§ 12Employer Action and Duties
Chapter 3
Employee Rights
§ 13Right of Appeal
§ 14Right to Refuse Performance
§ 15Compensation and Damages
§ 16Prohibition of Victimisation
Chapter 4
Supplementary Provisions
§ 17Social Responsibility of the Involved Parties
§ 18Membership of Organisations
Part 3
Protection Against Discrimination Under Civil Law
§ 19Prohibition of Discrimination Under Civil Law
§ 20Permissible Differences of Treatment
§ 21Enforcement
Part 4
Defence of Rights
§ 22Burden of Proof
§ 23Support from Anti-Discrimination Organisations
Part 5
Special Regulations Applying to Public-Law Employment Relationships
§ 24Special Regulation Applying to Public-Law Employment Relationships
Part 6
Anti-Discrimination Agency
§ 25Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency
§ 26Legal Status of the Head of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency
§ 27Tasks
§ 28Authority
§ 29Co-operation with Non-Governmental Organisations and Other Institutions
§ 30Advisory Council
Part 7
Concluding Provisions
§ 31Prohibition of Changing Any Provisions
§ 32Final Provision
§ 33Transitional Provisions