Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Germany (1,189) > Civil, commercial and family law (17)

Original name: Gesetz zur Bekämpfung der Zwangsheirat und zum besseren Schutz der Opfer von Zwangsheirat sowie zur Änderung weiterer aufenthalts- und asylrechtlicher Vorschriften
Name: Act to combat forced marriages and to better protect victims of forced marriage, and to amend some Acts on residence and asylum.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-06-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2011-06-30, vol. 33, pp. 1266-1270, ISSN: 0341-1095
ISN: DEU-2011-L-89671
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2011-06-30, vol. 33, pp. 1266-1270, ISSN: 0341-1095
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Federal Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-04-08)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1.
Amendments to the Residence, Employment and Integration of Foreigners within the Territory of the Federal Republic of Germany Act: introduces new sections
§25a granting residency permit to well integrated youngsters and adolescents;
§ 88a data processing in connection with integration measures.
Article 2.
Amendments to the Freedom of Movement for EU Citizens Act (FreizügG/EU);new section:
§88a deals with integration courses for foreigners living in Germany.
Article 3.
Amendments to the Asylum Procedure Act - amendments in wording.
Article 4.
Amendments to the Penal Code a new section is added (§ 237) concerning Forced Marriage.
Article 5.
Amendments to the Penal procedure odrinance, in numeration.
Article 6.
Amendments to the Civil Code - changes in numeration.
Article 7.
Amendments to the Introductory Act to the Civil Code new section
§ 26 Regulations to the Act to combat forced marriage and better protect victims of forced marriage as well as amendments of asylum regulations.
Article 8.
Amendments to the Regulation on the Implementation of the Law on the Central Register of Foreigners - minor amendments to wording and numeration.
Article 9.
Final provisions.
Amended text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer