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