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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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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 and national security
Jurisdiction: Austria

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 ...

Topic: Extradition
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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 ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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 ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

Terrorism Trial (March 02, 2008) by Edith Palmer

On March 3, 2008, the trial of two suspected terrorists began in the Regional Court of ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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
Jurisdiction: Austria

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 ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Austria

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Last updated: January 06, 2014