Outpatient flat-rate contributions for services applicable throughout Switzerland are to be approved by the Federal Council. This was decided by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court and thus confirms a decision by Thurgau Cantonal Council, which did not address a corresponding application concerning ophthalmic surgery.
SFAO deemed to have violated the right to a fair hearing
The Swiss Federal Audit Office failed to include two affected people in an administrative investigation into the sureties for the Swiss Maritime Fleet and to grant them the right to a fair hearing. The Swiss Federal Administrative Court (FAC) has instructed the Swiss Department for Economic Affairs to remove all sections from the final report that refer to the two complainants.
A taxi agency from Zurich which, as well as booking and arranging taxis, also transports passengers itself, is obliged to insure all of its employees with Suva. This is the decision reached by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court.
The Supervisory Authority of the Federal Government for the Office of the Attorney General is not permitted to delegate the disciplinary investigation of the Lauber case to a third party. Decisions by third parties are invalid. This is the decision reached by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court.
The cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and Zurich are not entitled to a double payment of basic contributions for their universities. This is the decision reached by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court.
The Swiss Federal Administrative Court has decided to safeguard the number of train paths required for the S3 to operate a half-hourly serviceduring rush hour in the interests of passenger traffic, ruling that these prevailed over the interests of freight transport.