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Original name: Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Siebtes Buch (VII) - Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung
Name: Social Code - Book VII - Employment Accident Insurance.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-08-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt, 1996-08-20, No. 43, pp. 1254-1317
ISN: DEU-1996-L-44881
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt, 1996-08-20, No. 43, pp. 1254-1317
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Abstract/Citation: Introduces a Seventh Book to the Social Code providing comprehensive employment accident benefit. Chapter 1 defines covered persons and employment accidents, including accidents which occur while travelling to and from the workplace. Chapter 2 covers accident prevention and safety representatives. Chapter 3 relates to benefits, including disability benefit, survivors' benefit, and death allowance. Chapter 4 deals with liability, and Chapter 5 determines which insurance funds shall cover specified types of accidents. Chapters 6 through 10 govern disclosure of information, sanctions, and provide numerous consequential amendments.
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