Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Austria >

Original name: Bundes-Behindertengleichstellungsgesetzes
Name: Federal Law on the Equality of Persons with Disabilities (BGBl. I Nr. 82/2005).
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-08-10
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-2005-L-91145
Bibliography: Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF of Act in German PDF of Act in German (consulted on 2012-09-24)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1 - Federal Law on Equality of Persons with Disabilities (Federal Disability Discrimination Act - BGStG) Summary:

Section 1. Protection from Discrimination
1 Aim of law
2 Scope
3 Disability
4 Prohibition of discrimination
5 Discrimination
6 Disproportionate burdens
7 Positive actions
8 Role of the federal institutions
9 Legal consequences of breaching the prohibition of discrimination
Section 2. Procedure
10 Assertion of claims
11 Competence in multiple discrimination
12 Burden of proof
13 Class action
Section 3. Arbitration
14 Reconciliation undertakings
15 Mediation
16 Costs of arbitration
Section 4. Final Provisions
17 Waiver of fees
18 References to other federal laws
19 Entry into force and transitional provisions.
Article 2 - Amendments to the Employment of Disabled Persons Act (BEinstG)
Article 3 - Amendments to the Federal Disability Act (Bundesbehindertengesetzes)
Article 4 - Amendments to the Federal Social Services Law
Article 5 - Amendments to the Equal Treatment Act(Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes)
Article 6 - Amendments to the Equal Treatment Commission and Ombudsman Act
Article 7 - Amendments to the Federal Equal Treatment Act (Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes)
Amending text(s):
Amended text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer