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No participation in fees for Radio Central

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No participation in fees for Radio Central

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court is rejecting Radio Central’s complaint against the Swiss Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. The private radio station demanded a licence for the participation in fees.

Decision to reject asylum application of man with links to PKK ruled fair

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Decision to reject asylum application of man with links to PKK ruled fair

The Federal Administrative Court has upheld the decision by the State Secretariat for Migration to refuse the asylum application of a Turkish national of Kurdish ethnicity on the grounds that he was unworthy of asylum. As a suspected member of “Komalên Ciwan”, a clandestine sub-organisation of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), the man in question has been deemed to endanger Switzerland’s internal or external security.

Residence permit of Chechen national rejected

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Residence permit of Chechen national rejected

The Federal Administrative Court rejected the request for a residence permit by a Chechen student due to his improper conduct when trying to extend his stay in Switzerland.


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“Sympto” app considered to be a medical device

An app designed to measure the fertility of the woman using it by analysing personal data is considered to be a medical device, and must be evaluated in order to make sure that it conforms to the necessary standards before being sold in Switzerland, the Federal Administrative Court (FAC) has ruled.

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Minimum case numbers for surgeons ruled lawful

The Federal Administrative Court has upheld the decision by the Government Council of the Canton of Zurich to stipulate minimum case numbers for certain surgical procedures. These numbers are intended to serve quality assurance purposes and may be introduced with effect from 1 January 2019.

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TV broadcasters without right of appeal for catch-up TV

TV broadcasters have no right to appeal the tariff of compensation for time-shift television negotiated by the collective rights management organisations and associations of users...


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