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EU accuses Austria of hurdles in buying property

Published: June 24, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

The European Commission refers Austria to the European Court of Justice. Reasons are fundamental barriers to the acquisition of agricultural land in Vorarlberg.

EU accuses Austria of hurdles in buying property / Picture: © Flickr

In Vorarlberg a non-farmer must not buy agricultural land, if a farmer has expressed his interest. The EU Commission sees this as an infringement of EU law.

The European Commission refers Austria to the European Court of Justice. Reasons are fundamental barriers to the acquisition of agricultural land in Vorarlberg. The law provides that a non-farmer can no longer buy an…

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