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Animal Welfare Act: Stricter rules for training guard dogs coming soon

Animal Welfare Act: Stricter rules for training guard dogs coming soon

Stricter regulations on biting and attack training of guard dogs will soon be introduced and the breeding of torture will be banned. According to Minister of Animal Welfare Johannes Rauch (Greens), the amendment to the Animal Welfare Act will be discussed at the National Council in April, as he announced at a press conference in […]

Animal Welfare Act: Stricter rules for training guard dogs coming soon

Animal Welfare Act: Stricter rules for training guard dogs coming soon

Stricter regulations on biting and attack training of guard dogs will soon be introduced and the breeding of torture will be banned. According to Minister of Animal Welfare Johannes Rauch (Greens), the amendment to the Animal Welfare Act will be discussed at the National Council in April, as he announced at a press conference in […]

The Council of Ministers voted to amend the Law on Remediation of Contaminated Sites

The Council of Ministers voted to amend the Law on Remediation of Contaminated Sites

On Wednesday, the Council of Ministers introduced an amendment to the Contaminated Site Remediation Act. According to Environment Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens), the amendment to the Contaminated Sites Remediation Act will in particular facilitate the financing of soil protection measures. The amendment to the Contaminated Site Remediation Law facilitates the reuse of used areas In […]

Disappointment in Sima: The new amendment to StVO does not make video surveillance possible in the city of Vienna

Disappointment in Sima: The new amendment to StVO does not make video surveillance possible in the city of Vienna

Planned traffic calming in Vienna city center will be brought to a halt with a new amendment to StVO. It is still not possible to monitor the entry ban by camera, much to the disappointment of city councilor Ulli Sima. StVO amendment should enable video surveillance Sima calls for changes to StVO Work on video […]

The amendment to StVO brings these changes

The amendment to StVO brings these changes

The federal government has agreed to amend the StVO. Municipalities and cities should be able to more easily implement speed reductions in the future. The change is scheduled to be reviewed on Wednesday. Change to StVO brings this improvement for cyclists This allows the responsible road authority to easily reduce the maximum speed in areas […]

The amendment to StVO brings these changes

The amendment to StVO brings these changes

The federal government has agreed to amend the StVO. Municipalities and cities should be able to more easily implement speed reductions in the future. The change is scheduled to be reviewed on Wednesday. Change to StVO brings this improvement for cyclists This allows the responsible road authority to easily reduce the maximum speed in areas […]

From 2026: Psychotherapy education at state universities

From 2026: Psychotherapy education at state universities

In the future, psychotherapy training will move to state universities, and from 2026 up to 500 postgraduate study places will be offered regionally throughout Austria. This is foreseen by the amendment to the Psychotherapy Act, which was reviewed on Thursday. The aim of the reform is to significantly expand the scope of available psychotherapy and […]

The car is far away: Speeders will be punished more severely next year

The car is far away: Speeders will be punished more severely next year

The new year brings heavy penalties for speeders. People with excessive lead feet may lose their cars in the new year. Speeders have to give up their cars: a novella A corresponding amendment to the Road Traffic Act (StVO) will come into force on March 1. This means that vehicles speeding recklessly and dangerously (more […]

The car is far away: Speeders will be punished more severely next year

The car is far away: Speeders will be punished more severely next year

The new year brings heavy penalties for speeders. People with excessive lead feet may lose their cars in the new year. Speeders have to give up their cars: a novella A corresponding amendment to the Road Traffic Act (StVO) will come into force on March 1. This means that vehicles speeding recklessly and dangerously (more […]

Difference in sizes key to new dog ownership law

Difference in sizes key to new dog ownership law

A planned change in Upper Austria. Dog ownership law in Upper Austria provides for a legal distinction between small and large dogs. This was presented by State Counselor for Animal Welfare Michael Lindner (SPÖ) following the conclusions of a working group. The novel was triggered by a fatal bite attack that occurred in Naarn nearly […]