An Act To Amend The Act Of 23 April 1998 Amending Various Provisions In Relation To The Establishment Of A European Works Council Or A Procedure In Community-Scale Undertakings And Groups Of Undertakings Commonly

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant la loi du 23 avril 1998 portant des dispositions diverses en ce qui concerne l'institution d'un comité d'entreprise européen ou d'une procédure dans les entreprises de dimension communautaire et les groupes d'entreprises de dimension communa

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26 JANVIER 2012. - An Act to amend the Act of 23 April 1998 on various provisions concerning the institution of a European works council or a procedure in community-based enterprises and community-based groups of enterprises to inform and consult workers



ALBERT II, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
CHAPTER 1er. - General provisions
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 77 of the Constitution.
Art. 2. This Act partially transposes the Directive 2009/38/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 6 May 2009 concerning the establishment of a European works council or a procedure in community-based enterprises and community-based groups of enterprises to inform and consult workers.
CHAPTER 2. - Amendments
Art. 3. Article 2 of the Act of 23 April 1998 on various provisions concerning the establishment of a European works council or a procedure in community-based enterprises and community-based groups of enterprises with a view to informing and consulting workers is replaced by the following:
"Art. 2. This Act applies to European works councils and procedures for information and consultation of workers established under the Council Directive 94/45/EC of 22 September 1994 concerning the establishment of a European works council or a procedure in enterprises of community dimension and groups of enterprises of community dimension to inform and consult with workers as well as European works councils and procedures established in 2009
CHAPTER 3. - Entry into force
Art. 4. This Act is effective June 6, 2011.
Art. 5. The King is responsible for the execution of this Act.
Promulgation of this law, let us order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels on 26 January 2012.
ALBERT
By the King:
The Minister of Employment,
Ms. M. DE CONINCK
Mme La Ministre de la Justice,
A. TURTELBOOM
Seal of the state seal:
The Minister of Justice,
Ms. A. TURTELBOOM
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Note
(1) References:
House of Representatives.
Session 2010-2011.
Documents. - Bill, 53-1775, No. 1.
Session 2011-2012.
Documents. - Report, 53-1775, No. 2. - Text corrected by the commission, 53-1775, No. 3. - Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the Senate, 53-1775, No. 4.
Full report. - 10 November 2011.
Senate.
Session 2011-2012.
Documents. - Project transmitted by the House of Representatives, 5-1324, No. 1.