Web-Companion "Essential EU Law in Charts" 5th 'post Brexit' ed 2020

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Typographical error | p. 306

Page: 306 Chart Number: 11/7 Chart Title: Degree or type of harmonization

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Common minimum rules beyond which the Member States may go; e.g.:

  • Art. 8(1) of Directive 92/85 on pregnancy and maternity: a continuous period of maternity leave of at least 14 weeks (health protection);
  • Art. 97(1) of Directive 2006/112 on VAT: the standard rate of value added tax may not be less than 15%;
  • Art. 6 of Directive 2003/88 on working time: at the most 48 hours of working time per week (health protection);
  • The whole of certain directives, e.g. Art. 7 of Directive 2004/113.

National rules above the EU minimum are outside the scope of the secondary law in question; TSN (2019).

Published: 10 December 2020