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Original name: Arbeidstijdenwet 1995 (ATW)
Name: Working Hours Act 1995
Country: Netherlands
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-11-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Staatsblad, 1995-12-19, 598, 1-23, ISSN: 0920-2064
Unofficial English translation (partial) (PDF 2 MB)
ISN: NLD-1995-L-68828
Bibliography: Staatsblad, 1995-12-19, 598, 1-23, ISSN: 0920-2064
Unofficial English translation (partial) PDF 2 MB PDF 2 MB
Consolidated Dutch text Consolidated Dutch text Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties, Netherlands (consulted on 2004-11-30)
Abstract/Citation: Contains general provisions regulating minimum age of employment, daily and weekly working and rest hours, night work, work on Sundays, child and youth labour and provisions regarding pregnant women.

Chapter I: General provisions
Chapter II: Field of application
Chapter III: Ban on child labour
Chapter IV: General obligations
Chapter V: Working and rest hours
Chapter VI: Aspects regarding employee participation
Chapter VII: Other administrative aspects
Chapter VIII: Supervision
Chapter IX: Independent managing bodies
Chapter X: Administrative enforcement
Chapter XI: Provisions concerning sanctions and related provisions
Chapter XII: Transitional and final provisions
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