Austria

Federal Constitutional Law (as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I No. 98/2010)

Year of Version:2010
Date of Text (Adopted):October 1, 1920
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
Under Austrian law, a variety of Constitutional Laws exist. Some of them build the 'Constitution' of the country, such as the Basic State Law, the Resolution of the Provisional National Assembly, and Federal Constitutional Law of October 26, 1955 on the Neutrality of Austria.
The Federal Constitutional Law contains provisions on the distribution of competencies between the Federation and the States, election procedures, and highest courts.
For fundamental rights and the basis for the protection of intellectual property, see the Basic State Law.

Date of entry into force: See 'Final Provisions' (Articles 149 et seq.).
Available Texts: 
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Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz (B-VG) (zuletzt geändert durch das Bundesgesetz BGB1. I. Nr. 98/2010) Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz (B-VG) (zuletzt geändert durch das Bundesgesetz BGB1. I. Nr. 98/2010), Complete document (pdf) [992 KB] Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz (B-VG) (zuletzt geändert durch das Bundesgesetz BGB1. I. Nr. 98/2010), Complete document (htm) [489 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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