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Original name: Elternzeitverordnung - EltZV)
Name: Decree on parental leave of civil servants and judges in the federal service.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2004-11-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt, 2004-11-17, vol. 59, pp. 2841-2843
ISN: DEU-2004-R-77098
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt, 2004-11-17, vol. 59, pp. 2841-2843
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-26)
Abstract/Citation: Describes the rights of the civil servants and judges when they take parental leave. They have the right to take leave until the child is three years old or in case of adoption three years after the adoption and at the latest before the child is eight years old. During that time, the parents can take the leave together or alone, and can keep working part time. They cannot be fired during that period.
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