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Austria: Opposition Puts Forward Constitutional Challenge

Published: March 9, 2013; 15:31 · (Vindobona)

Fiscal Pact undermines sovereignty of parliament and forces the country to severe austerity measures.

Austria: Opposition Puts Forward Constitutional Challenge / Picture: © www.hcstrache.at / Press Photo

On Friday, Austrian’s Freedom Party, Greens and BZÖ brought in a charge against the EU fiscal pact. According to them, the pact stands against the budgetary sovereignty of the parliament and would have needed a national referendum. Now the opposition used the opportunity to put forward a costititutional challenge against the fiscal pact with the help of one third of the members of…

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