Regional Economic Policy

Policy measures taken in the State of lower Austria in 1919-1920 in the crisis years 1919 and 1920 laid essential foundations in economic policy for the State of lower Austria. During this period, the capital Vienna was still no private state, but as the authority only a city. In the commercial, trade and industry, in the agriculture and forestry sector, and in tax and levy were first Central vertex for the future legal and therefore political development formulated and decided. A number of basic rules of regional economic policy was created in 1919 and 1920 during the crisis years. Here adopted foundations right historically, also almost hundred years later have a certain significance. This development will now be published in the series of LawLeaks.

Lower Austria including the capital Vienna the regional elections took place on May 4, 1919 1919 in the lower Austria and were first Landtag elections in this state after the end of the first world war Dar. The capital Vienna was still an integral part of the province of lower Austria. The Social Democratic Workers Party (SDAP), with 46.7% emerged victorious from this general election. She won 62 of the 120 seats in the Landtag of lower Austria. “The Christian social Partei(CSP) scored 36.8% and 47 seats, the greater German party of 3.Lagers around 9% and 8 mandates and the then still separate candidates party of the social democratic and democratic Czechs” 4.6% and 3 seats. Thus, the basis for a multi-party system was created, that determines the political landscape of the province of lower Austria, as well as the federal capital Vienna essentially even at the beginning of the 21.Jahrhundertes. Grand Coalition in the province of lower Austria on the basis of the strength conditions the Social Democratic Workers Party (SDAP) and the formed Christian social Partei(CSP) a grand coalition under the Social Democrat Albert Sever with a total of 11 members, which divided into the 6-to-5 ratio on the SDAP and CSP.