Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry


Excerpts of the following laws appear in the publication "Legislating for Equality, A Multinational Collection of Non-Discrimination Norms. Vol. I: Europe":

 Human Rights Related Legislation

Treaty of Saint-Germain-En-Laye of 1920.

Prohibition Act of 1945, as Amended up to 1992.

The Law of Insignia of 1960, as Amended up to 1980.

Federal Constitutional Law on the Implementation of the International Convention on Abolishment of all forms of Racial Discrimination of 1973.

Federal Act on the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation of 1984, as Amended up to 2010.

Penal Code Provisions

Penal Code of 1974, as Amended up to 2010.

Non- Discrimination

Federal Act Governing Equal Treatment of 2004, as Amended up to 2011. 

Protection of Minorities

Federal Act on the Legal Status of Ethnic Groups in Austria of 1976, as Amended up to 2009 ("Ethnic Groups Act").

Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman

The Ombudsman for Equal Treatment.