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Second Home Initiative: Ordinance on Second Homes adopted by Federal Council

October 2012
Berger Meyer, C.

On 22 August 2012, the Federal Council adopted the ordinance on Second Homes. As implementing legislation, the ordinance should clarify various questions in connection with the initiative on second homes accepted by the Swiss voters (see Newsflash May 2012). This updated Newsflash sets out the main features for the key regulations of the ordinance as well as persisting legal uncertainties in this respect.

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