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  1. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act amending the Income Tax Act 1988, the Corporation Tax Act 1988, the Act promoting establishment of new businesses, the Trades Code 1994, the Act on Employment of Foreign Nationals, the Act on the Adaptation of Labour Contract Law, the Labour Market Promotion Act, the Hiring-Out of Labour Act, the Federal Social Welfare Centers Act, and the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977.

    Adoption: 2002-04-26 | AUT-2002-L-62103

    Provides inter alia for tax abatement for certain research activities.

  2. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act to amend insolvency law (IRÄG 1997), No. 114.

    Adoption: 1997-09-12 | AUT-1997-L-50039

    Numerous amendments to the Bankruptcy Code (RGBl. 337/1914), the Compensation Ordinance (BGBl. II, 221/1934), the Companies Act (RGBl. 58/1906), and the Court Organization Act (RGBl. 217/1896). Sets forth a new Act on the reorganization of Companies (Unternehmensreorganisationsgesetz - URG) which provides for a procedure for solvent companies to reorganize their structure.

  3. Austria - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Minister of Finance, which creates a seperate procedure for the reimbursement of deductable taxes for foreign entrepreneurs.

    Adoption: 1995-04-21 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | AUT-1995-R-41072

    Sets up a seperate process for businesses with no headquarters or branches in Austria.

  4. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Act on protection against dangerous products (Product Safety Act-1994)

    Adoption: 1995-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-01 | AUT-1995-L-41053

    Defines dangerous products and requires producers and importers to register any products which may pose a danger to the public. Also sets up a Product Safety Council at the Federal Ministry for Health, Sports and Consumer Protection.

  5. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 7 June 1989 financing and implementing toxic waste clean-up, and amending the Environment and Water Act (BGBI. 79/1987) [and other environmental Acts]. Text No. 299.

    Adoption: 1989-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-01 | AUT-1989-L-8327

  6. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 24 November 1987 on measures for financing research, development and reconversion in the industrial economy (Innovation and Technology Fund Act). Text No. 603.

    Adoption: 1987-11-24 | AUT-1987-L-4589

    Establishes the Fund, which is to promote research, development, reconversion and investment. Contains provisions on its administration.

  7. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Act to counteract unfair competition (excerpt) (UWG, BGBl. 1984/448). Text No. 54.

    Adoption: 1984 | AUT-1984-L-42829

    Sets out various measures to counteract unfair competition. Prescribes punishments, including liability for damages and prison sentences of up to 3 months, for persons who attempt to corrupt employees to gain business advantages. Similar punishments apply to employees who betray internal business secrets of their employer. Consolidated text.

  8. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Act to establish chambers of commerce (HandelskammerG). Text No. 5.

    Adoption: 1983 | AUT-1983-L-42237

    These chambers, holding a seat in every Land of the Federal State, represent the economic interests of their members. Sectors of employment which can be members of these chambers are enumerated in section 1 of this Act. As a prerequisite to enactment, the chamber must be consulted regarding the contents of every bill that affects its interests. Consolidated text.

  9. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Small-Scale Industries Code (Amendment) Act. Text No. 233

    Adoption: 1978-03-01 | AUT-1978-L-13059

    A federal Act to amend the Small-Scall Industries Code 1973 [No. 50 of 1974].

  10. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Small-Scale Industries Code 1973. Text No. 50.

    Adoption: 1973-11-29 | AUT-1973-L-15517

    A federal Act to make provisions respecting the pursuit of small-scale industries. Replaces the previous Small-Scale Industries Code (LS 1919 - Aus. 4 ... 1933 - Aus. 2), as amended, and repeals a large number of earlier provisions.

  11. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Copyright (Amendment) Act 1972. Text No. 492.

    Adoption: 1972-12-16 | AUT-1972-L-16325

    A federal Act to amend the Copyright Act. Amends the Act of 1936.

  12. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Notification of the Federal Government to promulgate a consolidated text of the Act [No. 128] of 1950 respecting patents. Text No. 259.

    Adoption: 1970-07-07 | AUT-1970-L-17448

  13. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Notification of the federal Government to publish the up-to-date text of the Act [No. 38] of 1953 respecting the protection of registered trade marks. Text No. 260.

    Adoption: 1970-07-07 | AUT-1970-L-17449

  14. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Notification of the federal Government to publish the up-to-date text of the Act [No. 39] of 1953 respecting the protection of patents pending. Text No. 261.

    Adoption: 1970-07-07 | AUT-1970-L-17450

  15. Austria - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act regarding the establishment of chambers of commerce (Handelskammergesetz (HKG), BGBl. 1946/182). [Text 5].

    Adoption: 1946-07-24 | AUT-1946-L-48584

    Establishes chambers of commerce and subordinate professional committees (s. 31). Consolidated text with annotations.


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