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Original name: Sechstes Gesetz zur Änderung des Vierten Buches Sozialgesetzbuch und anderer Gesetze (6. SGB IV-Änderungsgesetz - 6. SGB IV-ÄndG)
Name: Sixth Act to amend the Fourth Book of Social Code and some other Acts
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-11-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2016-11-16, vol. 53, pp. 2500-2516
ISN: DEU-2016-L-104016
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2016-11-16, vol. 53, pp. 2500-2516
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-04-05)
Abstract/Citation: The Act incorporates various amendments of Book IV of the Social Code and other acts:

- Optimization of reporting procedures in social protection: -Definition of important procedural components such as company and paying agent numbers,
- introduction of machine-readable encryption of the data of social insurance certificate,
- possibility of electronic application and re-transmission of certificates on the continuation of the insurance protection abroad,
- electronic transmission of certificate data to the German statutory accident insurance,
- establishment of e-information platform for employers on social insurance issues,
- simplification of the transmission of remuneration certificate data,
- introduction of quality management system for software used, by the social insurance institutions in the application procedure,
- opening of non-admissibility complaint against appealing decisions by the national labor courts.

Overall Insertion, amendment and abolition of numerous sections of 21 Laws and 11 Legal Regulations.
Amended text(s):

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