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(7) Consolidation of the Directive

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(7) Consolidation of the Directive

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(7)     Consolidation of the Directive

The original 1993 Directive and the amendments made to it by the Horizontal Amendment Directive (but not the other sector-specific Directives or the Young Workers' Directive (94/33)) were consolidated by Directive 2003/88/EC (PII [894]), which came into force on 2 August 2004, and is therefore now the substantive legislation at European level. The consolidation retains the numbering of the 1993 Directive for most of the operative articles (up to and including art 16) but uses new numbering for derogations and final provisions: thus the facility for individual opt-outs from

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