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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 career army instead. With 59.7% ...
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 a fugitive to Macedonia by ...
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 that a crime victim's right ...
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 legislature, approved the resolutions of ...
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 of Art from Austrian Federal ...
Topic: Cultural property
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 government agreed to permit the ...
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 is unconstitutional if it violates ...
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. 46/2008). This law makes the ...
Terrorism Trial (March 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer
On March 3, 2008, the trial of two suspected terrorists began in the Regional Court of Vienna. The accused were spouses ...
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 2007, BUNDESGESETZBLATT no. 79/2007), which ...
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 no. 2 Ob 135/07b, at ...
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 have an obligation to prove ...
Last updated: February 05, 2013