Restitution and compensation legislation in Austria
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Restitution and compensation legislation in Austria a survey of enactments. by Nehemiah Robinson

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Published by Institute of Jewish Affairs, World Jewish Congress in New York .
Written in English



  • Austria.,
  • Reparations.


  • Compensation (Law) -- Austria.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Reparations.,
  • Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Austria.

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LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination23 l.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6077600M
LC Control Number50026576

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claim for restitution of mistakenly overpaid stamp duty. At that time Australia led the way in its development and application of a principled law of restitution and England lagged woefully behind. How times have changed. The English law of restitution over the . In 53 reviews and on pages, the commission has documented the systematic robbery perpetrated by the NS regime and the attempts of restitution and compensation, with the conclusion that the republic of Austria –basing itself on the misuse of the „victim-myth“ – has only partially compensated the victims of the NS after The meeting aims to inform about the Republic of Austria’s actions and measures. After an overview about looting of art during the Nazi era in Austria () and the art restitution since there will be a focus on the art restitution law of , on its origins as well as on its amendment in The Right to Restitution and Compensation in International Law and the Displaced Palestinians by Michael Lynk (Refuge) (February ) The Right to Restitution: Law, Principles, Mechanisms - Comparative Experience and the Palestinian Refugee Case (October ).

Law 43/ covers the restitution of the property (if state-owned); or compensation in the form of the issuance of bonds as compensation. Heirless property will be placed in a Holocaust Fund Foundation, to be administered by both the government & the Jewish community of Macedonia. A reorganised association could make claims under the Restitution laws as the Supreme Restitution Commission stated that the laws envisaged under the Association Reorganisation Act are the Restitution Laws (i.e. Rkv 1/47 of ; Rkv of ; Rkv 36/48 of ), and thus reorganised associations could make claims under.   • Compensation refers to the act of compensating a person for the work or service performed. • Restitution refers to the act of restoring a person to his/her former position and/or returning something to its rightful owner. • Restitution is a remedy in law wherein a court orders a defendant to surrender his/her gains or profits to the. Land Restitution and Reform Laws Amendment Act 63 of Land Affairs General Amendment Act 61 of Land Restitution and Reform Laws Amendment Act 18 of Land Affairs General Amendment Act 11 of Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act 48 of Public Service Amendment Act 30 of [with effect from 1 April ] ACT To provide.

The Right to Restitution and Compensation in International Law and the Displaced Palestinians. Refuge , Feb, 21, 2. Refuge. The author argues that these international law principles should shape the compensation agreement that will settle the conflict, because fairness and transitional justice, rather than unequal bargaining power, will. Monetary compensation. The purpose of the General Settlement Fund is to bring about a comprehensive resolution to open questions of compensation and to acknowledge Austria’s moral responsibility for losses of assets suffered by the victims of the Nazi regime in Austria between and in the form of voluntary payments.   On Septem , the Parliament of the Republic of Austria unanimously approved an amendment to the Austrian Nationality Act (sec 58c) in line with Austria’s ongoing endeavor for reconciliation with all those who suffered under the totalitarian Nazi regime in Austria. Effective: September While we’ve all heard the saying “crime doesn’t pay,” adding up victims’ expenses proves that it definitely costs. In the criminal justice system, there are two main mechanisms for crime victims to obtain compensation for the costs caused by a criminal act: restitution and crime victim compensation .