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Collective Agreements Act
(Tarifvertragsgesetz, TVG)

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Übersetzung durch Paul Skidmore und den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales.

Translation provided by Paul Skidmore and the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 8 des Gesetzes vom 20. Mai 2020 (BGBl. I S. 1055)
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Section 1Content and form of collective agreements
Section 2Parties to a collective agreement
Section 3Binding force of collective agreements
Section 4Effects of the normative terms
Section 4aConflicts of collective agreements
Section 5Universal application of collective agreements
Section 6Collective agreements register
Section 7Transmission and notification obligation
Section 8Announcement of the collective agreement
Section 9Determination of legal validity
Section 10Collective agreements and pre-1949 instruments governing terms and conditions of employment (Tarifordnungen)
Section 11Implementing provisions
Annex Unification Treaty: excerpt from the Unification Treaty (Einigungsvertrag) Annex I Chapter 8 Subject area A Division 3 (Federal Law Gazette II 1990, p. 889, at p. 1023)- provisos for the acceding territory (Article 3 of the Unification Treaty) -