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Act Regulating a General Minimum Wage
(Mindestlohngesetz, MiLoG)

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Übersetzung durch Ute Reusch in Zusammenarbeit mit dem BMAS

Translation provided by Ute Reusch in cooperation with BMAS

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch das Gesetz gegen illegale Beschäftigung und Sozialleistungsmissbrauch vom 11. Juli 2019 (BGBl. S. 1066) sowie durch das Gesetz zu sozialen Maßnahmen zur Bekämpfung der Corona-Pandemie vom 20. Mai 2020 (BGBl. S. 1055)
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Version information: The translation includes the amendment(s) to the Act by the Act against Illegal Employment and the Abuse of Social Benefits of 11 July 2019 (Federal Law Gazette p. 1066) and by the Act on Social Measures for the Fight against the Corona Pandemic of 20 May 2020 (Federal Law Gazette p. 1055)
Translations may not be updated at the same time as the German legal provisions displayed on this website. To compare with the current status of the German version, see http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/milog/BJNR134810014.html.

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Part 1
Setting of the general minimum wage
Chapter 1
Content of the minimum wage
Section 1Minimum wage
Section 2Due date of payment of the minimum wage
Section 3Mandatory nature of the minimum wage
Chapter 2
Minimum Wage Commission
Section 4Task and composition
Section 5Members with voting rights
Section 6Chair
Section 7Advisory members
Section 8Legal status of the members
Section 9Resolution of the Minimum Wage Commission
Section 10Procedure of the Minimum Wage Commission
Section 11Statutory instrument
Section 12Coordination and Information Office for the Minimum Wage; funding agency
Part 2
Enforcement of civil claims
Section 13Contracting entity’s liability
Part 3
Control and enforcement by public authorities
Section 14Competence
Section 15Powers of the customs administration authorities and other public authorities; employer’s duty to cooperate
Section 16Notification obligation
Section 17Preparation and keeping available of documents
Section 18Cooperation between domestic and foreign authorities
Section 19Exclusion from public procurement procedures
Section 20Employer’s duties to pay the minimum wage
Section 21Administrative fines provisions
Part 4
Concluding provisions
Section 22Personal scope
Section 23Evaluation
Section 24Transitional provision