The right to an oral hearing in Austrian asylum appeal procedures in the light of Article 47(2) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Friday, January 16, 2015


In Austria, an oral hearing needs to be formally requested both in asylum appeal procedures and administrative procedures in general. Notwithstanding that a request may be lodged, the competent Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht) may dispense with an oral hearing under Section 21 Para. 7 Federal Office Procedure Act (BFA-...