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The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404205_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Measures to Reactivate the Economy, Promote Development, and Reduce Bureaucracy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404202_text Aviation and airports; Budget; Economic development; Government lending and loan guarantees; Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404202_text Global Legal Monitor: Norway: Segway Ban Lifted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404142_text Transportation and public works; Transportation safety and security - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404142_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Promotion of Investment in Overseas Infrastructure Projects http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403964_text Foreign trade and international finance; Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403964_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Charges Brought Under New Provision on Driving While Using Cellphones http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403788_text Cell phones; Motor vehicles; Transportation safety and security - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403788_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Plan to Control Boat Traffic in Venice http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403683_text Workers safety and health; Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403683_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Commission Gives Green Light to Proposed Merger Between Two U.S. Air Carriers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403660_text Aviation and airports; Commerce; Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403660_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: New Rules for Air Passengers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403624_text Aviation and airports; Transportation safety and security; Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013)... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403624_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Standards for School Buses Adopted After Fatal Crashes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403125_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403125_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Attacks on Transportation to Be Criminalized http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402955_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402955_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Proposal for Tightening of Fines for Major Traffic Offenses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402864_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402864_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: State Law Cannot Overrule Federal Law on Transportation of Asbestos http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402839_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402839_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Amendments to Aviation Crimes Legislation Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402514_text Transportation safety and security - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 14 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402514_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Establishment of a State Information Center for Public Transportation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402445_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402445_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: New Traffic Safety Measures, "Secret" Parking Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402290_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 04 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402290_text Global Legal Monitor: Tonga: Royal Commission Report on Princess Ashika Ferry Disaster http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401934_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 19 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401934_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: New Rules on Air Safety Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401897_text Transportation safety and security - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401897_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Proposed Railway Act Amendments Would Expand Law's Scope, Incorporate Provisions on Compensation for Delays http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401605_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401605_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Cash for Clunkers Plan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401304_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401304_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Major Reform on Fund for Road Improvements http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401264_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 04 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401264_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Government Guarantees for Air Travelers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401231_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401231_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Regulations Requiring Inspections of International Bridges http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401222_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401222_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Stringent Traffic Provisions Enter into Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401153_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 20 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401153_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New and Varied Fees for Car Owners http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401088_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401088_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Public Consultation on Impact of Body Scanners on Human Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540826_text Transportation safety and security - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540826_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Vehicle Safety http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540782_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540782_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Proposal to Introduce Communication Among Cars http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540626_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540626_text Global Legal Monitor: Estonia: Restrictions on Transit Fine Imposition http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540591_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540591_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Supreme Court Upholds Gasoline and Diesel Tax http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540592_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice validated most of the fiscal reform package, known as the gasolinazo, ";gasoline boom,"; on May 12, 2008. The Court upheld the new federal tax that the public has had to pay... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540592_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Aviation Security http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540393_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice validated most of the fiscal reform package, known as the gasolinazo, ";gasoline boom,"; on May 12, 2008. The Court upheld the new federal tax that the public has had to pay On March 14, 2008, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) issued an announcement on measures to tighten passenger airline security. Under the new measures, passengers may no longer carry liquid products on board... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540393_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: No Biking in Pedestrian Crossings http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540327_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice validated most of the fiscal reform package, known as the gasolinazo, ";gasoline boom,"; on May 12, 2008. The Court upheld the new federal tax that the public has had to pay On March 14, 2008, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) issued an announcement on measures to tighten passenger airline security. Under the new measures, passengers may no longer carry liquid products on board Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) stated on March 2, 2008, that as of April 2008 bicycle riders will be subject to fines of NT$300-800 (about US$9.80-26.00) if caught cycling in pedestrian crossings. The cyclists... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540327_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Proposed Law Authorizes 16-Year Olds to Drive http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540257_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice validated most of the fiscal reform package, known as the gasolinazo, ";gasoline boom,"; on May 12, 2008. The Court upheld the new federal tax that the public has had to pay On March 14, 2008, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) issued an announcement on measures to tighten passenger airline security. Under the new measures, passengers may no longer carry liquid products on board Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) stated on March 2, 2008, that as of April 2008 bicycle riders will be subject to fines of NT$300-800 (about US$9.80-26.00) if caught cycling in pedestrian crossings. The cyclists The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies is currently examining a proposed law authorizing 16-year olds to drive motor vehicles. According to the author of the law, Deputy S;rgio Barradas, young people have been undertaking responsibility at a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540257_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Air Companies Charged for Flight Delays http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054048_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice validated most of the fiscal reform package, known as the gasolinazo, ";gasoline boom,"; on May 12, 2008. The Court upheld the new federal tax that the public has had to pay On March 14, 2008, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) issued an announcement on measures to tighten passenger airline security. Under the new measures, passengers may no longer carry liquid products on board Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) stated on March 2, 2008, that as of April 2008 bicycle riders will be subject to fines of NT$300-800 (about US$9.80-26.00) if caught cycling in pedestrian crossings. The cyclists The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies is currently examining a proposed law authorizing 16-year olds to drive motor vehicles. According to the author of the law, Deputy S;rgio Barradas, young people have been undertaking responsibility at a On December 5, 2007, the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Nelson Jobim, announced that airline companies will have to indemnify passengers for flight delays. According to Jobim, the idea is to create a system that rewards the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054048_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Safety on Roads and Highways http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540195_text Transportation and public works - Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is planning to ban motorcycles from some of the main thoroughfares beginning in February 2015, following a trial of the ban from December 17 of this year. The policy, designed to The Italian legislature recently passed legislation to strengthen the national economy and to reduce bureaucracy. (Decree-Law No. 133, of September 12, 2014 (D.L. 133), Urgent Measures for the Opening of Construction Sites, the Construction of On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjandoslash;retandoslash;y), commonly known as the Segway, became legal on the streets of Norway. The device has been prohibited in the country for Japan's Overseas Transport and City Development Support Service Stock Corporation Act was promulgated on April 18, 2014. (Act No. 24 of 2014. The text of the bill that became the act without On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it On August 27, 2013, the city of Venice announced a plan to better control boat traffic in the city's canals. Citing the need to increase safety following the August 17 death of a German tourist On August 5, 2013, the European Commission approved a proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, including AMR's main subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. The proposed merger could potentially infringe European Union competition rules if On June 7, 2013, the Law on Amendments to the Air Code of the Russian Federation was signed by the Russian President. (Law No. 124-FZ [in Russian], June 7, 2013, ROSSIISKAIA GAZETA (June 11, 2013) Since November 2011, the Chinese government has faced strong criticism due to media reports of a number of fatal school bus crashes that resulted from passenger overloads and the use of substandard vehicles and unqualified drivers. On October 19, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved, in the first reading, amendments to the Russian Criminal Code that will establish criminal punishment for actions threatening the security of a means of The Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer), the lower house of the States-General (Staten-Generaal, the Parliament), on September 5, 2011, on increasing fines for In a six to three decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled on September 28, 2011, that a law issued by the State of Sandatilde;o Paulo (Lei No. 12.684 de 26 de Julio de 2007) cannot On February 9, 2011, the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, Safer Skies for All Australians with Passage of New Laws (Feb. 9, On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance (New Version) (5721-1961). The amendment requires the Traffic Controller to establish a center for information on public transportation (hereinafter the Center). On October 1, 2010, new traffic safety legislation takes effect in Denmark that will enable the police to immediately revoke the licenses of motorists traveling at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour (kmh) (about The Tongan government stated on April 9, 2010, that it accepts the recommendations of the Royal Commission that was established to inquire into the August 2009 sinking of the Princess Ashika ferry in which 74 people On March 11, 2010, the European Commission unveiled new legislation on safety in civil aviation at a meeting of the European Union transport ministers in Brussels. The proposed regulation takes into account the experience gained in On October 1, 2009, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved amendments to the Railway Act that, among other changes, would expand the law's coverage from primarily state-run railways to privately run lines. That change in turn would China is launching a RMB5 billion (about US$714 million) plan to encourage automobile sales in the countryside, where the majority of the Chinese population lives. On March 16, 2009, seven central government departments jointly issued the The revision of the Special Law for Financing Road Improvement Works was promulgated on April 30, 2009 (Law No. 28 of 2009). Since 1954, the Law has limited the spending of revenue from gasoline tax and On April 13, 2009, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a regulation approving new rules for providing government subsidies to air carriers. After this regulation enters into force on May 1, 2009, the government will be Trade with the United States is vital to the Canadian economy, as it accounts for over 80 percent of Canada's exports and approximately 53 percent of the country's gross domestic product. (International Bridges and Tunnels Regulations, It was reported on March 16, 2009, that certain provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act of 1998 recently became effective. The implementation had been temporarily delayed by the Transportation Minister (according to andsect;1 of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and Regulation 300/2008, which was adopted on March 11, 2008, by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, establishes common standards in civil aviation security. It is designed to protect individuals and goods across Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article European Union statistics available for 2006 indicate that approximately 42,000 persons died and more than 1.6 million were involved in automobile accidents in that year. Moreover, Europeans spent 24% of driving time in traffic jams. This On May 12, 2008, the Supreme Court of Estonia decided that the company that runs public transportation in the capital city of Tallinn and inspects whether passengers have paid for their rides has no right to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice validated most of the fiscal reform package, known as the gasolinazo, ";gasoline boom,"; on May 12, 2008. The Court upheld the new federal tax that the public has had to pay On March 14, 2008, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) issued an announcement on measures to tighten passenger airline security. Under the new measures, passengers may no longer carry liquid products on board Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) stated on March 2, 2008, that as of April 2008 bicycle riders will be subject to fines of NT$300-800 (about US$9.80-26.00) if caught cycling in pedestrian crossings. The cyclists The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies is currently examining a proposed law authorizing 16-year olds to drive motor vehicles. According to the author of the law, Deputy S;rgio Barradas, young people have been undertaking responsibility at a On December 5, 2007, the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Nelson Jobim, announced that airline companies will have to indemnify passengers for flight delays. According to Jobim, the idea is to create a system that rewards the On October 2, 2007 the Italian Parliament approved Law no. 160 raising to the category of Law, with amendments, Decree-Law no. 117 of August 3, 2007, which included urgent provisions amending the transit code to increase... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540195_text