Your search for Austria retrieved 15 results.
Administrative Courts Reformed (January 06, 2014) by Edith Palmer
On January 1, 2014, a major reform of the Austrian system of administrative justice went into ...
Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Constitution; Judiciary
Reform of Citizenship Law (August 13, 2013) by Edith Palmer
On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz geändert ...
Topic: Citizenship and nationality
Popular Vote Retains Military Conscription (February 05, 2013) by Edith Palmer
On January 20, 2013, Austrians voted on whether to retain military conscription or establish a paid ...
Topic: Armed forces
Extradition and Family Unification Rights Balanced (October 28, 2010) by Edith Palmer
On August 24, 2010, the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof (OGH)) ruled in favor of extraditing ...
Privacy Rights of Crime Victim Outweigh Freedom of the Press (January 20, 2010) by Edith Palmer
In a recently published decision of September 29, 2009, the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof) held ...
Topic: Freedom of the press
Treaties on Exchange of Tax Information (January 12, 2010) by Edith Palmer
On December 18, 2009, the Federal Council (Bundesrat), the chamber representing the states in the Austrian ...
Restitution of Nazi-Looted Art (December 02, 2009) by Edith Palmer
On November 23, 2009, Austria promulgated the Act Amending the Federal Act Concerning Restitution of Works ...
Topic: Cultural heritage
Civil Partnerships Permitted for Same-Sex Couples (November 19, 2009) by Constance Johnson
Following weeks of disagreement between Austrian political groups on the subject, on November 17, 2009, the ...
Banking Support Package (November 20, 2008) by Edith Palmer
On October 26, 2008, the Austrian Parliament enacted a support package for the financial sector (Bundesgesetzblatt ...
Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Deportation of Illegal Aliens (May 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer
On March 15, 2008, the Austrian Constitutional Court held that the deportation of an illegal alien ...
Topic: Immigration and nationality
Environmental Automobile Tax (April 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer
On February 29, 2008, Austria promulgated a law entitled Environmental Act 2007 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT (BGBl) I No. ...
Topic: Environmental protection
Terrorism Trial (March 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer
On March 3, 2008, the trial of two suspected terrorists began in the Regional Court of ...
Consumer Protection (February 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer
On November 13, 2007, Austria enacted a major reform of its Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG-Novelle ...
Topic: Consumer protection
Damages for Pain and Suffering (January 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer
In a decision of September 27, 2007 (Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court], Sept. 27, 2007, docket ...
Topic: Civil procedure
Proving Foreign Law (November 02, 2007) by Edith Palmer
In a recent decision, the Austrian Administrative Courts reiterated that the parties in administrative proceedings may ...
Last updated: January 06, 2014