Amendment Of The Federal Constitution Act, Of The Constitutional Court Act Of 1953, Of The Penal Code, The Code Of Criminal Procedure 1975, The National Council Election Regulations 1992 Federal Reference Act...

Original Language Title: Änderung des Bundes-Verfassungsgesetzes, des Verfassungsgerichtshofgesetzes 1953, des Strafgesetzbuches, der Strafprozeßordnung 1975, der Nationalrats-Wahlordnung 1992, des Bundesbezügegesetzes und...

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101. Federal Law, with which the Federal Constitutional Law, the Constitutional Court Act of 1953, the Criminal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code in 1975, the National Council Electoral Regulations 1992, the Federal Act of Reference and the Media Law will be amended

The National Council has decided:

Article 1

(constitutional provision)

Amendment of the Federal Constitutional Law

The Federal Constitutional Law-B-VG, BGBl. No. 1/1930, last amended by the school authorities-Administrative Reform Act 2013, BGBl. I No 164/2013, shall be amended as follows:

1. Art. 53 reads:

" Article 53. (1) The National Council may, by decision, use committees of inquiry. In addition, a committee of inquiry shall be set up at the request of one-quarter of its members.

(2) The subject matter of the investigation is a certain completed process in the field of the Federal Government's enforcement. This includes all activities of federal bodies through which the Federal Government, irrespective of the level of participation, carries out economic participation and supervision rights. A review of the case law is excluded.

(3) All institutions of the Federal Government, the Länder, the municipalities and the municipal associations and the other self-governing bodies shall submit their files and documents to a committee of inquiry, on request, on the extent of the subject of the investigation. , and the request of a committee of inquiry to comply with the subject-matter of the investigation. This shall not apply to the submission of files and documents whose disclosure would endanger sources within the meaning of Art. 52a (2).

(4) The obligation pursuant to paragraph 3 does not exist insofar as the lawful will formation of the Federal Government or of individual of its members or their immediate preparation is impaired.

(5) More detailed provisions are laid down in the Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council. The latter may provide for the participation of the members of the People's Office, as well as special provisions on the representation of the chairman and the chairmanship of the chair. It is also necessary to provide for the extent to which the Committee of Inquiry may decide on coercive measures and to request their arrangement or implementation. "

(2) Article 57 (1) reads as follows:

" (1) The members of the National Council shall never be held responsible for the votes cast in the exercise of their professional duties. Because of the oral or written statements made in this profession, they may only be held responsible by the National Council; this does not apply in the case of official prosecution for defamation or because of a federal law on the subject of Information order of the National Council and the Federal Council of Criminal Action. "

(3) The following paragraph 1a is inserted in accordance with Article 130 (1):

"(1a) The Administrative Court of the Federal Republic shall recognise the use of coercive means in relation to information persons of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council."

4. In accordance with Art. 136 (3), the following paragraph 3a is inserted:

"(3a) The Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council may make special provisions for the proceedings of the Administrative Court of the Federation pursuant to Art. 130 (1a)."

In Article 138a, the following Article 138b is inserted:

" Article 138b. (1) The Constitutional Court recognises

1.

the dispute over decisions of the Committee of the National Council's Rules of Procedure, which declare a request by one quarter of the members of the National Council to set up a committee of inquiry to be wholly or partially inadmissible, by: a quarter of its members supporting this request for illegality;

2.

the sufficient level of basic evidence of the Committee of the National Council's Rules of Procedure, at the request of one-quarter of its members, in accordance with Z 1;

3.

the legality of the decision of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council, which provides for the existence of a factual connection of a quarter of its members with regard to the collection of further evidence with the the object of the investigation, at the request of the quarter of its members supporting this request;

4.

Differences of opinion between a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council, a quarter of its members and information-processing bodies on the obligation to provide information to the Committee of Inquiry, upon request of the Committee of Inquiry, a quarter of its members or of the institution responsible for information;

5.

the legality of the decision of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council with a view to the existence of a factual connection of a quarter of its members with regard to the summons of a person with whom the information is to be charged the object of the investigation, at the request of the quarter of its members supporting this request;

6.

Differences of opinion between a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council and the Federal Minister of Justice on the requirement and interpretation of an agreement on the consideration of the activities of the law enforcement authorities upon request of the Committee of Inquiry or of the Federal Minister of Justice;

7.

Complaints of a person who are affected by a behavior

a)

a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council,

b)

of a member of such a committee in the exercise of his profession as a member of the National Council, or

c)

Persons legally required to exercise their duties in the proceedings before the Committee of Inquiry

to be hurt in her personal rights.

(2) The Constitutional Court also recognizes the dispute over decisions of the President of the National Council and of the Chairman of the Federal Council concerning the classification of information which is the National Council or the Federal Council shall be made available by the institution responsible for providing information on the grounds of unlawfulness. "

(6) Article 151 is added to the following paragraph 57:

" (57) Art. 53, Art. 57, Art. 130 (1a), Art. 136 (3a) and Art. 138b in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 101/2014 are due to 1. Jänner 2015 in force. "

Article 2

Amendment of the Constitutional Court Act 1953

The Constitutional Court Act 1953-VfGG, BGBl. No. 85/1953, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 92/2014, shall be amended as follows:

1. § 7 (2) reads:

" (2) The attendance of the chairman and of four voting leaders is sufficient for the quorum:

1.

advising on cases in which the legal question is already sufficiently clarified by the previous case law of the Constitutional Court;

2.

in advising applications pursuant to Section E of the second part concerning the establishment and operation of committees of inquiry of the National Council, and in respect of decisions taken by the President of the National Council and the Chairman of the National Council, Federal Council on the classification of information provided by the National Council and/or are available to the Federal Council.

At the request of each member, the (further) deliberation shall only take place in the presence of at least the number of voting leaders referred to in paragraph 1. "

2. § 17 (2) and (3) reads:

" (2) suits in accordance with § 37, applications pursuant to § § 46, 48, 50, 57, 57a, 62, 62a and 66 and complaints pursuant to § § 56i and 82 shall be drawn up by an authorized attorney and shall be submitted (lawyer's obligation).

(3) The lawyer's obligation shall not be subject to

1.

applications of the entities referred to in Article 24 (2) and their authorities;

2.

Applications pursuant to § 62, which are submitted by members of the National Council, the Federal Council or a Land parliament. "

§ 17a Z 2 reads as follows:

" 2.

Local authorities and members of the National Council in the matters of Art. 138b (1) Z 1 to 6 B-VG are exempt from payment of the fee. "

4. In § 24, the following paragraph 4 is inserted after paragraph 3:

" (4) In applications in accordance with § § 56c to 56h and in applications pursuant to § 62, submitted by members of the National Council, the Federal Council or a Landtag and not submitted by an authorized attorney, the applicants have a or a number of authorized agents. If such a person is not expressly made known, the first-mentioned applicant shall be deemed to be the authorized representative. "

5. In § 24, the previous paragraphs 4 to 6 receive the sales designations "(5)" to "(7)" .

6. In accordance with § 56b, the following section E and heading is inserted:

" E. In the case of applications for the establishment and operation of committees of inquiry of the National Council and in respect of decisions taken by the President of the National Council and the Chairman of the Federal Council concerning the classification of Information provided by the National Council or shall be available to the Federal Council

(a) In the case of dispute resolution of the Committee of the National Council's Rules of Procedure, which declares a request for the establishment of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council to be wholly or partially inadmissible

§ 56c. (1) The deadline for challenging a decision of the Committee of the National Council's Rules of Procedure, declaring a request for the establishment of a committee of inquiry of the National Council to be wholly or partially inadmissible, shall be two weeks. It begins with the date that the President of the National Council has established pursuant to § 4 (2) of Annex 1 to the Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council: "Rules of Procedure for Parliamentary Investigative Committees". If a request has been declared inadmissible, the time limit begins with the beginning of the consideration of the report of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council.

(2) The dispute has to contain:

1.

the name of the decision or Report of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure

2.

the facts;

3.

the grounds on which the allegation of illegality is based;

4.

the evidence required;

5.

the particulars and documents necessary to assess whether the decision has been challenged in good time.

(3) The dispute shall be a copy, copy or copy of the failure of the countervingers and of the decision, or Report of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure.

(4) The parties to the proceedings are the candidates, the majority voting in the Committee on the Rules of Procedure and the Federal Government.

(5) A copy of the dispute, together with the supplements, shall be sent to the Federal Government by means of the communication that it is free to submit a statement within a period of two weeks.

(6) The Constitutional Court decides, on the basis of the file situation, without unnecessary delay, but in the course of four weeks it shall not be required to do so.

(7) The decision of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure shall be declared unlawful if the dispute is not rejected or is to be dismissed as unfounded. The committee of inquiry shall be deemed to have been used in the extent to which the Constitutional Court has declared the decision to be unlawful.

(b) In the case of a request for a determination of the sufficient scope of the basic evidence of the Committee of the National Council's Rules of Procedure

§ 56d. (1) The application within the meaning of Art. 138b (1) Z 2 B-VG has to meet the determination that the scope of the basic evidence decision of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council is not sufficient, or to what extent the provisions of Article 24 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee of the National Council of the National Council of the European Union Paragraph 5 of Annex 1 to the Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council: "Rules of Procedure for Parliamentary Committees of Inquiry" is to be extended to supplement the decision on the principle of the principle of parliamentary inquiry.

(2) The application shall contain:

1.

the name of the decision or Report of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure

2.

the facts;

3.

the grounds on which the allegation of the insufficient extent of the decision in principle or its supplementation is based;

4.

the evidence required;

5.

the particulars and documents necessary to assess whether the application has been made in good time.

(3) The application shall be a copy, copy or copy of the decision; Report of the Committee on the Rules of Procedure.

(4) An application relating to the decision in principle is no longer admissible if, since the date the President of the National Council has been determined pursuant to § 4 (2) of Annex 1 to the Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council, has passed two weeks. An application concerning the completion of the decision in principle shall no longer be admissible if, since the date of publication of the decision in principle, together with the supplement pursuant to Section 24 (5) of Annex 1 to the Federal Act on the Rules of procedure of the National Council two weeks have passed.

(5) Parties to the procedure shall be the applicants, the decision-making majority in the Committee on the Rules of Procedure and the institutions of the Confederation, the Länder, the municipalities and the municipal associations, and the other self-governing bodies, which shall submit the Evidence shall be required.

(6) The Constitutional Court decides, on the basis of the file situation, without unnecessary delay, but within four weeks, after the application has been fully submitted.

(7) The decision on an application to supplement the decision in principle shall take effect in the extended scope established by the Constitutional Court.

(c) In the case of a request for a determination of the legality of a decision establishing the existence of a factual connection of a quarter of the members of a committee of inquiry of the National Council with regard to the survey further evidence of the subject matter of the investigation is disputed

§ 56e. (1) The application within the meaning of Art. 138b (1) Z 3 B-VG has the determination to request that the decision of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council, which has the existence of a factual connection of a quarter of its Members concerning the collection of further evidence with the subject matter of the investigation are in breach of the law.

(2) The application shall contain:

1.

the designation of the langing;

2.

the name of the decision;

3.

the facts;

4.

the grounds on which the allegation of illegality is based;

5.

the evidence required;

6.

the particulars and documents necessary to assess whether the application has been made in good time.

3. The application shall be accompanied by a copy, copy or copy of the request of the applicant, the parts of the minutes of the committee meeting, and the decision of the committee of inquiry, to be followed.

(4) An application shall no longer be admissible if two weeks have passed since the decision of the Committee of Inquiry.

(5) Up to the date of delivery or Notification of the recognition of the Constitutional Court may only be carried out, or orders and decisions taken which cannot be influenced by the knowledge of the Constitutional Court or which are the subject of the Do not rule out the question and not allow it to be postponed.

(6) The Constitutional Court decides, on the basis of the file situation, without unnecessary delay, but within four weeks, after the application has been fully submitted.

(7) With the determination of the Constitutional Court on the illegality of the decision, the request for the collection of further evidence is effective.

(d) In the event of disagreement between a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council, a quarter of its members and information-processing bodies, on the obligation to provide information to the Committee of Inquiry

§ 56f. 1. A request for a decision of a disagreement between a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council, a quarter of the members of that committee of inquiry, and information-processing bodies on the obligation to: The Committee of Inquiry shall be no longer admissible if, since the expiry of the period pursuant to Article 27 (4) of Annex 1 to the Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council: " Rules of Procedure for Parliamentary Assembly Committees of inquiry " two weeks have passed.

(2) Up to the date of delivery or Notification of the recognition of the Constitutional Court may only be carried out, or orders and decisions taken which cannot be influenced by the knowledge of the Constitutional Court or which are the subject of the Do not rule out the question and not allow it to be postponed.

(3) The Constitutional Court decides, on the basis of the file situation, without unnecessary delay, but within four weeks, after the application has been fully submitted.

(e) In the case of a request for a determination of the legality of a decision establishing the existence of a factual connection of a quarter of the members of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council relating to the cargo of a The person concerned is subject to the subject of the investigation.

§ 56g. (1) The application within the meaning of Art. 138b (1) Z 5 B-VG has the determination to request that the decision of a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council, which has the existence of a factual connection of a quarter of its own Members concerning the charge of an information person with the subject matter of the investigation are contentious, unlawful.

(2) The application shall contain:

1.

the designation of the langing;

2.

the name of the decision;

3.

the facts;

4.

the grounds on which the allegation of illegality is based;

5.

the evidence required;

6.

the particulars and documents necessary to assess whether the application has been made in good time.

3. The application shall be accompanied by a copy, copy or copy of the request of the applicant, the parts of the minutes of the committee meeting, and the decision of the committee of inquiry, to be followed.

(4) An application shall no longer be admissible if two weeks have passed since the decision of the Committee of Inquiry.

(5) Up to the date of delivery or Notification of the recognition of the Constitutional Court may only be carried out, or orders and decisions taken which cannot be influenced by the knowledge of the Constitutional Court or which are the subject of the Do not rule out the question and not allow it to be postponed.

(6) The Constitutional Court decides, on the basis of the file situation, without unnecessary delay, but within four weeks, after the application has been fully submitted.

(7) With the determination of the Constitutional Court on the illegality of the decision, the request for the charge of an information person shall be effective.

(f) In the event of disagreement between a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council and the Federal Minister for Justice, on the requirement and interpretation of an agreement on the consideration of the activities of the law enforcement authorities

§ 56h. (1) A request for a decision of a disagreement between a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council and the Federal Minister for Justice on the requirement and the interpretation of an agreement on the consideration of the activity the law enforcement authorities shall no longer be permitted if, since the expiry of the period pursuant to Section 58 (5) of Annex 1 to the Federal Act on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council: "Rules of Procedure for Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry" two weeks have passed.

(2) Up to the date of delivery or Notification of the recognition of the Constitutional Court may only be carried out, or orders and decisions taken which cannot be influenced by the knowledge of the Constitutional Court or which are the subject of the Do not rule out the question and not allow it to be postponed.

(g) In the case of complaints concerning the infringement of personal rights in connection with the activities of a committee of inquiry

§ 56i. (1) Persons who may be subject to a complaint before the Committee of Inquiry (hereinafter referred to as 'officials') in the performance of their duties in proceedings before the Committee of Inquiry shall be:

1.

the procedural judge and his deputy;

2.

the procedural lawyer and his deputy;

3.

the investigating officer;

4.

the chairman and his deputits.

(2) The time limit for the lodging of the complaint on the grounds of conduct

1.

a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council,

2.

of a member of such a committee in the exercise of his profession as a member of the National Council, or

3.

a function of a committee of inquiry

is six weeks. It shall begin at the time when the person concerned has acquired knowledge of the conduct, but if, by that conduct, he has been disabled to make use of his or her right of appeal, with the omission of such a disability.

(3) The complaint shall contain:

1.

the name of the contested conduct and, where it is reasonable, the indication of who has set it;

2.

the facts;

3.

the name of the personal rights in which the appellant is alleged to have been infringed;

4.

the evidence required;

5.

the information required in order to assess whether the behaviour was challenged in good time.

(4) Parties to the proceedings are the complainant and the President of the National Council.

(5) A copy of the appeal shall be sent to the President of the National Council, requesting that he/she shall be free to make a statement. He or she shall, where appropriate, request those members or officials who have been complained of a complaint to take a reasonable time to submit their comments to him in writing, subject to a reasonable period of time. The time limit set for the reimbursement of the statement shall be at least four weeks if the appeal is also directed against the conduct of members of the committee of inquiry or officials, at least six weeks.

(6) The statement shall contain:

1.

the facts;

2.

the evidence required;

3.

the opinions referred to in paragraph 5.

(7) The Constitutional Court decides without unnecessary delay.

(8) The contested conduct shall be declared unlawful if the appeal is not dismissed or dismissed as unfounded.

(h) In the event of a ruling by the President of the National Council and the Chairman of the Federal Council concerning the classification of information held by the National Council and/or the National Council, respectively shall be available to the Federal Council

§ 56j. (1) The deadline for challenging a decision by the President of the National Council or the Chairman of the Federal Council concerning the classification of information held by the National Council and/or the National Council, respectively. The Federal Council shall be available for two weeks. It shall begin with the date in which the information-based institution has become aware of the decision.

(2) The dispute has to contain:

1.

the designation of the decision;

2.

the facts;

3.

the grounds on which the allegation of illegality is based;

4.

the evidence required;

5.

the information necessary to assess whether the decision has been challenged in good time.

(3) The dispute shall be followed by a copy, copy or copy of the decision of the President of the National Council or Chairman of the Federal Council.

(4) Parties to the proceedings shall be the President of the National Council or the Chairman of the Federal Council and the information-and-information-subject.

(5) The Constitutional Court decides, on the basis of the file situation, without unnecessary delay, but within four weeks after the dispute has been fully brought into force, it shall not be postponed.

(6) The dispute shall have suspensive effect.

(7) The decision of the President of the National Council or The Chairman of the Federal Council shall be declared unlawful if the dispute is not rejected or is to be dismissed as unfounded.

(i) Copies in the procedures referred to in this Section

§ 56k. In the proceedings according to § § 56c to 56j, all pleadings of the parties to the proceedings and decisions of the Constitutional Court shall also be submitted to the President of the National Council. "

7. The sections E to L of the second main piece of the second part are given the section names "F." to "M." .

8. In § 61b the quote shall be "Section E" by quoting "Section F" replaced.

Section 62 (2) reads as follows:

"(2) The application for the annulment of a law or of certain bodies of such a court or person pursuant to § 62a may be filed only if the law directly applies to the court in the pending case, or if the law of the court or of the person concerned is subject to the application of the law." if the constitutionality of the law is a preliminary question for the decision of the case pending before the court or, in the opinion of the applicants, it would be. The request shall state to what extent the court should apply the law and what effect the decision of the Constitutional Court would have on the case pending before the Court of First Instance. "

10. In § 66, the quote "Section G" by quoting "Section H" and the quote "Section E" by quoting "Section F" replaced.

11. In § 94 (29), the Z 2 shall be replaced by the following text:

" 2.

§ 11, § 12 (2) and (5), § 17 (3) to (5), § 20 (1a) to (5), § 20a, § 31, § 35 (1), § 57 (2) to (4), § 57a, § 58 (1), last sentence, § 62a, § 63 (1), last sentence, and § 66 Z 1 last sentence with 1. Jänner 2015.

Art. 1 Z 1, Z 1e and Z 4a of this Federal Act are not required, § 7 (2), § 17 (2) and § 62 (3) to (5) do not enter into force. "

Section 94 is added to the following paragraph 30:

" (30) § 7 (2), § 17 (2) and (3), § 17a Z 2, § 24 (4) to (7), Section E with title, the section names of sections F to M of the second part of the second part, § 61b, § 62 (2) and § 66 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 101/2014 are due to 1. Jänner 2015 in force. "

Article 3

Amendment of the Criminal Code

The Criminal Code-StGB, BGBl. No 60/1974, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 134/2013, shall be amended as follows:

1. In § 58, the quote "Federal Constitutional Law in the version of 1929" by quoting " Federal Constitutional Law, BGBl. No. 1/1930, " replaced.

2. In § 288 (3), the phrase "pursuant to Art. 53 of the Federal Constitutional Law in the version of the 1929 Committee" through the phrase "Committee of Inquiry of the National Council" replaced.

3. § 293 (1) and (2) shall be followed in accordance with the phrase "administrative procedures" the word "or" replaced by a dash and after the word "Code of Criminal Procedure" the phrase "or in proceedings before an investigative committee of the National Council" inserted.

4. § 310 (2).

Article 4

Amendment of the Criminal Procedure 1975

The Criminal Procedure Code 1975-StPO, BGBl. No. 631/1975, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 92/2014, shall be amended as follows:

1. § 155 (1) Z 3 reads:

" 3.

Persons who have been granted access to classified information of the National Council or of the Federal Council, insofar as they have been granted access to classified information in accordance with Section 18 (1) of the Federal Law on the Information Regulations of the National Council and the Federal Council, BGBl. I No 101/2014, are obliged to secrecy, "

2. In § 157 (1) Z 2, after the phrase "Defender, Lawyers, Patent Attorneys," the phrase "Procedural Lawyers in Committee of Inquiry of the National Council," inserted.

3. In § 514, the following paragraph 26 is added:

" (26) § 155 (1) (3) and 157 (1) (2) (2), as amended by the Federal Law BGBl Act. I n ° 101/2014 are due to 1. Jänner 2015 in force. "

Article 5

Amendment of the National Council of the Electoral Regulations 1992

The National Council Electoral Regulations 1992-NRWO, BGBl. No 471/1992, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 115/2013, shall be amended as follows:

1. § 1 (2) reads:

" (2) The election is to be issued by the Federal Government by means of a regulation in the Bundesgesetzblatt. The regulation must contain the election day, which is to be determined by the Federal Government in agreement with the Main Committee of the National Council on a Sunday or a public holiday. The Regulation shall also contain the date of the closing date. The reference date shall not be before the date of the call for tenders of the election and must be on the second-eightieth day before the election day. After the closing date, the time limits laid down in § § 13, 14, 16 and 25 of this Federal Act as well as the conditions of the right to vote (§ 21 para. 1) and the eligibility (§ 41) determine. "

2. § 129 is added to the following paragraph 7:

" (7) § 1 para. 2 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 101/2014 comes with 1. Jänner 2015 in force. "

Article 6

Amendment of the Federal Data Protection Act

The Federal Data Protection Act, BGBl. I No 64/1997, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 57/2014, shall be amended as follows:

1. In the title, the term " "and the Members of the European Parliament sent by Austria" .

2. The table of contents is:

" TOC

1. Section: Scope

§ 1.

Section 2: Betrains and special payments

§ 2.

Starting Amount

§ 3.

Height of the covers

§ 4.

Infestation and adjustment of the references

§ 5.

Special Payment

§ 6.

Reference payment

§ 7.

Payment of the payments and the special payment

§ 7a.

Withholding of order funds from members of the National Council

3. Section: Other claims

§ 8.

Official residence

§ 9.

Service carriage

§ 10.

Remuneration of expenses of members of the National Council and of the Bundesrat

§ 11.

Remuneration for missions

Section 4: Pension insurance

§ 12.

Pension insurance contribution

§ 13.

Credit Amount

§ 14.

Invoice

§ 14a.

Pension Account

Section 5: Volunteer Pension provision

§ 15.

6. Section: Final provisions

§ 16.

Ban on Enclosure

§ 17.

Procedure

§ 18.

Referrals to other federal laws

§ 19.

Regulations

§ 20.

Enforcement

§ 21.

entry into force

§ 22.

Transitional provision on the Novelle BGBl. I No 142/2004

§ 23.

Transitional provision for Members of the European Parliament

§ 24.

Transitional provision on the Novelle BGBl. I No 52/2011 '

3. In § 6 (3) (1) and (15) (1), the citation shall be "Incompatible law 1983" by quoting " Incompatible and Transparency Act 1983, BGBl. No 330/1983, ' replaced.

4. § 7a together with the title is:

" The withholding of orders of order from members of the National Council

§ 7a. The administrative funds for members of the National Council laid down in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law on the Rules of Procedure of the National Council are on behalf of the President of the National Council of the members of the National Council of the Federal Republic of Germany Claims of the members of the National Council to be deducted. "

5. In Section 10 (1), the quote shall be "Parliament Work Act" by quoting "Members of Parliament's Labour and Parliamentary Labour Act" replaced.

6. § 21 the following paragraph 15 is added:

" (15) The title, the table of contents, § 6 (3) Z 1, § 7a and the title, § 10 (1), § 15 (1) and § 24 (2) in the version of the Federal Law BGBI. I n ° 101/2014 are due to 1. Jänner 2015 in force. "

7. In Section 24 (2), a final point shall be set at the end of the paragraph.

Article 7

Amendment of the Media Law

The media law, BGBl. No. 314/1981, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 50/2012, shall be amended as follows:

1. § 7a (1) reads:

" (1) In a medium, the name, image or other information which is likely to result in a person who is not directly informed of the identity of a person who is likely to become aware of the identity of a person who is not directly informed, shall be published.

1.

the victim of a criminal offence has become a victim of a court or

2.

is suspected or has been convicted of an act which is punishable by a court or

3.

was heard before a Committee of Inquiry of the National Council as a person of information,

and shall be infringed by the protection-worthy interests of that person, without the overriding interest of the public because of their standing in the public sphere, or because of any other connection with public life or for other reasons. If the public has insisted on the publication of this information, the person concerned shall be entitled to compensation for the restriction suffered by the media owner. The amount of the compensation shall not exceed EUR 20 000; moreover, Article 6 (1), second sentence, shall apply. "

2. In § 22, the word order shall be deleted "and independent administrative senates" .

Section 55 is added to the following paragraph 9:

,, (9) In the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 101/2014 enter into force:

1.

§ 22 with 1. Jänner 2014;

2.

Section 7a (1) with 1. Jänner 2015. "

Fischer

Faymann