Modification Of The Compensation Fund Law And The Federal Law On The National Fund Of The Republic Of Austria For Victims Of National Socialism

Original Language Title: Änderung des Entschädigungsfondsgesetzes und des Bundesgesetzes über den Nationalfonds der Republik Österreich für Opfer des Nationalsozialismus

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9 Federal law that modifies the general settlement fund law and the Federal law on the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for victims of national socialism

The National Council has decided:

Article I

The general settlement fund law, Federal Law Gazette I no. 12/2001, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 54/2009, is amended as follows:

1 the following paragraph 6 is added to sec. 4:

"(6) to carry out its tasks the claims Committee creates a final report by 1 September 2015 and submit this to the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees transmitted the final report the main Committee of the National Council. Taking note of the final report by the main Committee the claims Committee is dissolved."

2. According to article 13, the following section 13a together with heading shall be inserted:

"Extinctive prescription

§ 13a. Entitlements to benefits under part 1 of the Federal Act Statute of limitations of five years after the end of the day of notification of the decision of the claims Committee of the claim amount, but not before expiry of the 31 December 2017."

3. § 23 the following paragraph 6 is added:

"(6) in accordance with their tasks created the arbitration panel a final report by 1 September 2018 and submit this to the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees transmitted the final report the main Committee of the National Council. Taking note of the final report by the main Committee the arbitration panel is dissolved."

4. paragraph 38:

"38. (1) if and to the extent that countries or communities provide for restitution of public assets, they can see the arbitration panel until 31 December 2013 to the examination of applications for restitution under by analogy with these provisions." The costs shall be borne by the respective country or parochial.

(2) by way of derogation from section 29 the deadline ends at the end of the 24th month of the calendar after the date to which the land or the municipality the possibility of para 1 has made use. The General Compensation Fund announced these deadlines in an appropriate manner to make."

5. the existing text of § 45 receives the sales designation (1); the following paragraph 2 is added:

"(2) § 4 paragraph 6, section 13a, § 23 para 6 and section 38 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 9/2013 into force on January 1, 2013."



Article II



The Federal law on the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for victims of national socialism, Federal Law Gazette no 432/1995, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no.  128/2011, is amended as follows:

1. pursuant to article 2 the following sentence is added to b subsection 6:

"Moreover, remaining funds can be used for programs for the benefit of victims of national socialism."

2. § 2b is added the following paragraph 9:

"(9) claims to benefits under § 2B expire five years after the end of the day of its granting by the Committee, but not before expiry of the 31 December 2017."

3. § 8 the following paragraph 4 is added:

"(4) § 2b § 6 and § 2 b paragraph 9 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 9/2013 into force on January 1, 2013."

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