Federalism reform (1/2019)

Name of the Act/s

Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz, das Übergangsgesetz vom 1. Oktober 1920, in der Fassung des B. G. Bl. Nr. 368 vom Jahre 1925, das Bundesverfassungsgesetz betreffend Grundsätze für die Einrichtung und Geschäftsführung der Ämter der Landesregierungen außer Wien, das Bundesforstegesetz 1996, das Datenschutzgesetz, das Bundesgesetzblattgesetz, das Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz und das Bundesgesetz über die Europäische Ermittlungsanordnung in Verwaltungsstrafsachen geändert werden

BGBl I 14/2019

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Type of Act

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Federal Constitutional Law

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Reference to the Constitution (FCL) (art.)

Art 10 para 1 Z 1 and Article 150 para 2 Federal   Constitutional Law

Subject area

Distribution of powers between Federation and Länder

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According to the Government’s programme 2017 -2020, the Act reduces the cases of consensus requested for the exercise of powers by the Länder and by the Federation and aims at simplifying the distribution of powers laid down in the articles 10 to 15 of the Federal Constitutional Law. In particular, article 12 Federal Constitutional Law, listing the subject areas whereas the Federation adopts framework laws and the Länder implementing laws is abolished and the various powers integrated into the remaining articles 10 to 15 Federal Constitutional Law.

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Date of entry into force




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