Extract from Executive Order on Period of Rest and Day Off

Ministery of Labour's and the Danish Working Environment Authority's
Executive Order No 324 of 23 May 2002


S.1 This Executive Order shall apply to employment of persons who have turned 18 years of age.

S.3 The working hours must be organized in a way that ensures the employees a period of rest of at least 11 continuous hours within each period of 24 hours. S.4 Within each period of 7 days and nights the employees must have one weekly 24 hours day off, which must be placed in the immediate connection to a daily period of rest. The weekly 24 hour's day off shall as far as possible be placed on Sundays and as far as possible at the same time for all employees working at the enterprise.