Scope of Application

  1. This tariff agreement shall apply to the employees of the Belgian, British, French, Canadian and US Sending States' Forces in the Federal Republic of Germany with the exception of those employees listed in Art. 2.
  2. The terms "employee", "industrial", "non-industrial", shall also include apprentices who are in training for a recognised skilled trade under an apprenticeship contract.
  3. Sending States' Forces as meant by of para 1 shall be Administrative Offices, Agencies and Units of a Force or of a Civilian Component as defined in Article 1 para 1 (a) and (b) of the "Agreement on the Status of Forces to the North Atlantic Treaty" (NATO Status of Forces Agreement 1 Federal Law Gazette 11 1961, page 190), as valid at any given time.