MPs of the Reform Party, Pirate Party, and Social Democratic Alliance have put forth a bill proposing substantial amendments to Iceland’s naming laws, including dissolving the Icelandic Naming Committee.
More and more Icelandic lawyers no longer offer their services to asylum seekers, because of the latter’s inability to pay their bills.
The Reykjavík District Court ruled Friday that the Icelandic State must pay damages to a company that was prevented from importing fresh beef tenderloins to Iceland.
Foreign companies can choose whether to pay income tax in Iceland, states tax expert and adjunct lecturer at the University of Iceland.
The environmental associations Fjöregg and Landvernd (The Icelandic Environment Association) have reported a proposed legislation regarding power lines to the Bakki industrial area, near Húsavík, North Iceland, to the EFTA Surveillance Authority, ESA.
An expert in international and European environmental law believes there are legal problems with the bill recently presented by the Icelandic government that aims to have a power line project in North Iceland resume, which had previously been halted due to environmental concerns.
A lawsuit could be filed to demand that the British supermarket chain Iceland relinquish its use of the brand name Iceland within the European Union.
At a meeting this morning, the Icelandic government approved a resolution, allowing work to resume on a power line project from the Þeistareikir geothermal power plant to the industrial area Bakki.
Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, unanimously approved a parliamentary resolution last night to ratify The UN’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Reykjavík Police Chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir has been found to have violated the Administrative Procedure Act by temporarily relieving a policeman in the narcotics division of his duties in January.
Members of parliament appear to be reaching a historic agreement regarding environmental laws, which will take effect Sunday.