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Austria - Constitutional Law on the Neutrality of Austria Index Page Document Table of Contents

    { Adopted on: 26 Oct 1955 }
    { ICL Document Status: 26 Oct 1955 }

 
Article I  [Permanent Independence]
(1) For the purpose of the permanent maintenance of her external independence and for the purpose of the inviolability of her territory, Austria, of her own free will, declares herewith her permanent neutrality which she is resolved to maintain and defend with all the means at her disposal.
(2) In order to secure these purposes, Austria will never in the future accede to any military alliances nor permit the establishment of military bases of foreign States on her territory.
 
Article II  [Responsibility]
The Federal Government is authorized to enact appropriate legislation.

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