Austria: Peter Sander blogs on www.umweltrechtsblog.at on the Viennese Nature Conservation Act

Since July 7, 2011 a draft of an amendment to the Viennese Nature Conservation Act has been published for review and comment of the public. The amendment foresees some minor modifications and besides this weakens the remedies against ordered remedial actions. In addition an obligation to disclose information on real estate transactions should be introduced.