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Act Regulating a General Minimum Wage
(Minimum Wage Act)

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Übersetzung durch Ute Reusch

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Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 6 Abs. 39 des Gesetzes vom 13. April 2017 (BGBl. I S. 872)
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Part 1
Setting of the general minimum wage
Chapter 1
Content of the minimum wage
Section 1Minimum wage
Section 2Due date of payment of the minimum wage
Section 3Mandatory nature of the minimum wage
Chapter 2
Minimum Wage Commission
Section 4Task and composition
Section 5Members with voting rights
Section 6Chair
Section 7Advisory members
Section 8Legal status of the members
Section 9Resolution of the Minimum Wage Commission
Section 10Procedure of the Minimum Wage Commission
Section 11Statutory instrument
Section 12Coordination and Information Office for the Minimum Wage; funding agency
Part 2
Enforcement of civil claims
Section 13Contracting entity’s liability
Part 3
Control and enforcement by public authorities
Section 14Competence
Section 15Powers of the customs administration authorities and other public authorities; employer’s duty to cooperate
Section 16Notification obligation
Section 17Preparation and keeping available of documents
Section 18Cooperation between domestic and foreign authorities
Section 19Exclusion from public procurement procedures
Section 20Employer’s duties to pay the minimum wage
Section 21Administrative fines provisions
Part 4
Concluding provisions
Section 22Personal scope
Section 23Evaluation
Section 24Transitional provision