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Name: Federal Act to amend The Equal Treatment Act, Federal Act on the Equal Treatment Commission and the Ombudsman, Federal Act on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities and Federal Disability Discrimination Act (BGBI. 7/2011).
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-01-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2011-02-15, vol. 7, pp. 1-14
ISN: AUT-2011-L-90241
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2011-02-15, vol. 7, pp. 1-14
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-06-27)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1.
Amendments to the Equal Treatment Act.
Minor amendments in wording and numeration, also new sections introduced:
10 Penalties
11a Income Report
24 Penalties
Part III. Equal treatment regardless of sex or ethnicity in
other areas
Section 1
30. Scope of legislation
31. Equal treatment
32. Definition
33. Exemptions
34. Positive undertakings
35. Harassment and sexual harassment
36. Bid non-discriminatory measures in housing
37. Penalties
38. Legal consequences of the breach of the equal treatment principle
39. Prohibition of discrimination
40. Promotion
Section 2 Principles for the regulation of equal treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation in other areas
40a. Scope
40b. Equal treatment, definitions, legal consequences
40c. Commitment to the creation or designation of an independent body.

Article 2.
Amendsthe Equal Treatment Commission and Ombudsman Act regarding compliance with equal treatment principle and advocating for it, senate hearing in this matter. In particular 6. concerning lawyer for equal treatment regardless of sex or ethnic affiliation in other areas.

Article 3.
Amendments to the Employment of Disabled Persons Act (BEinstG) in 7 in particular changing the amount 720 for 1000.

Article 4.
Amends the Federal Law on the Equality of Persons with Disabilities: changes in wording and amount 720euro changed for 1000euro.
Amended text(s):

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