Article 1 §1 (1) Any form of racial discrimination – also to the extent not already in contradiction with Article 7 of the Federal Constitutional Act as amended 1929 and Article 14 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Liberties, Federal Law Gazette No. 210/1958 – is forbidden. Legislation and execution shall refrain from any discrimination for the sole reason of race, colour of skin, descent or national or ethnic origin. (2) Para 1 shall not prevent granting special rights to Austrian citizens or imposing
special obligations on them, unless contradicted by Article 14 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Liberties.