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Expropriation, partial or complete deprivation of property on grounds of public interest against compensation (§ 365 Austrian General Civil Codes); since 1867, only allowed if certain legal provisions are met (Article 5 of the Constitutional Law). Many special laws have been enacted, the most significant being the Eisenbahn-Enteignung-Gesetz (Railway E. Law) of 1878.


R. Walter and H. Mayer, Grundriss des oesterreichischen Bundesverfassungsrechts, 71992.