17.11.2014 – Constitutional Law Specialists are called to the Swiss Parliament

The Law project on secondary homes is currently being discussed by the Swiss Parliament. The government's version already contained many exeptions. The States Council (Swiss Senate) went too far, and was therefore widely criticized.

The buck has now been passed to the Town and Country Planning Commission of the National Council (Lower House). It heard today specialists in Constitutional Law regarding the constitutionality of the Law project. Their conclusions? The project violates the Federal Constitution in four different ways at least...

The newspaper NZZ examines the arguments the Law Professors set forth today (in German): http://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/der-staenderat-hat-uebermarcht-1.18426170