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Amendment to the General Settlement Fund Law. The closing payments are to be expedited

An amendment to the General Settlement Fund Law, enacted on 1st July 2009, has enabled the rapid conclusion of the closing payments. The payment quotas in claims-based and equity-based proceedings, as well as for insurance policies will be calculated on the basis of the decisions reached by the …

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Restitution as an interdisciplinary challenge? The cooperation between lawyers and historians in restitution matters.

For property seized during the National Socialist era that is publicly-owned today, the possibility of in rem restitution was provided for in the Washington Agreement of 17 January 2001. The series "Decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution" documents a fundamental element of the …

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Arbitration Panel: Deadline extension

The deadline for filing applications for the restitution of property owned by the City of Vienna, by the province Vorarlberg and several municipalities has been extended until the end of 2009.

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Restitution of publicly owned properties

The first seven decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution are now available as volume 1 of a new bilingual series.

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In Rem Restitution

The general application deadline for in rem restitution in accordance with the General Settlement Fund Law (GSF Law) expired on 31 December 2007. With Federal Law Gazette I No. 89/2008, the legislator has provided the provinces and municipalities that have affiliated themselves with the Arbitration …

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End of Deadline for In Rem Applications

The deadline concerning applications for restitution with the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution ended on 31 December 2007! Real estate as well as movable property of Jewish communal organizations, which have been seized between 1938 and 1945 and were publicly owned on 17 January 2001, could …

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Award for Hannah Lessing’s Work Building Bridges to Holocaust Survivors

Hannah M. Lessing, Secretary General of the National Fund for Victims of National Socialism and of the General Settlement Fund will be awarded the “Shofar of Freedom Award” on 22 September 2007 in honor of her work for survivors of Nazi persecution.

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Amendment of the General Settlement Fund Law: Deadline Extension for Applications for In Rem Restitution

The deadline for applications for in rem restitution has been extended to 31 December 2007! The according amendment (Federal Law Gazette No. 20/2007) came into effect on 25 April 2007. Until the end of 2007, real estate as well as movable property of Jewish communal organizations, which have been …

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End of Deadline and Open Deadlines

The deadline concerning applications for restitution with the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution ended on 31 December 2006! Real estate as well as movable property of Jewish communal organizations, which have been seized between 1938 and 1945 and were publicly owned on 17 January 2001, could …

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10th Anniversary of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria – Building Bridges

Commemorative ceremony at the parliament / Review of ten years of work in service of the Austrian victims of National Socialism

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