The voltage between Bassecourt and Mühleberg may be increased

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The voltage between Bassecourt and Mühleberg may be increased

The increase in capacity of the high-voltage transmission line between Bassecourt and Mühleberg envisaged by Swissgrid does not violate federal legislation on environmental protection and line construction. The Federal Administrative Court has concluded that the legally established limits are being observed.

Naturalisation of an oligarch rejected


Naturalisation rejected

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court confirms the decision by the State Secretariat for Migration to reject the ordinary naturalisation application of the son of an ex-minister of Kazakhstan. The reason for this is the existence of ongoing legal proceedings pending against him.

Chlorothalonil: Precautionary measures approved

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Chlorothalonil: Precautionary measures approved

In an interim order, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court instructs the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office to temporarily remove certain information from its website regarding chlorothalonil.

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Sanction against Lauber reduced

The Supervisory Authority for the Office of the Attorney General sanctioned Attorney General Michael Lauber with a salary reduction of 8% for the duration of one year due to various breaches of official duty. The Federal Administrative Court upholds part of the accusations raised and reduces the sanction by three per cent.

Administrative assistance to France: UBS’s status as a party revoked

The Swiss Federal Tax Administration has rightly revoked UBS’s status as a party to the ongoing proceedings regarding a request for administrative assistance from France. This is the conclusion that the Federal Administrative Court has come to and it rejects the appeal of UBS.


Fair process in family asylum procedures

In a landmark judgment, the Federal Administrative Court acknowledged the existence of a new specific circumstance that goes against the granting of family asylum. In addition, it considered that ...


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Public main hearing

AIn a recourse action, a public main hearing will be held on 30 September 2020


Finding judgments

This will take you to the court judgments database of the FAC.

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Official court decision collection of the FAC

Decisions of the Federal Administrative Court Bulletin