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Constitutional Amendments Planned (September 10, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On August 28, 2013, Hungary's State Secretary of Justice, Robert Repassy, announced that the government would ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Constitutional Amendments Adopted (March 19, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 11, 2013, Hungary's Parliament approved a number of controversial amendments to the country's constitution, ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Telecom Tax Bill (June 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

A proposed Telecommunication Tax Bill was published in Hungary's official gazette on May 30, 2012. (Tamas ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Groundwork for Campaign Finance Law (April 11, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 4, 2012, the six parties represented in Hungary's National Assembly (Országgyulés) agreed on the ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Disputed Data Protection Law Amended (April 06, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 2, 2012, the Members of the Hungarian Parliament, by a large majority, amended the ...

Topic: Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Criticism of Laws on the Judiciary, Data Protection, and the National Bank (January 23, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On January 17, 2012, President Jose Manuel Barroso of the European Commission (EC) announced the initiation ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: European Union; Hungary

New Constitution Signed into Law (April 29, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 25, 2011, the President of Hungary, Pál Schmitt, signed into law the country's new ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Hamburger Tax Under Consideration (March 17, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Matolcsy added that the specifics of which products would be taxed and how the revenue so ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Hungary

European Parliament Resolution on Hungary's Media Law (March 16, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

Although the threat of the European Union taking legal action against Member State Hungary for its ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: European Union; Hungary

Controversial New Media Law Defended by Government (January 07, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

Hungary's Parliament passed a new media law on December 20, 2010, that has been harshly criticized ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Initiation of Criminal Investigation of Chemical Spill Disaster (October 12, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 6, 2010, police in Hungary launched a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Penal Code Amendment on Holocaust Denial Adopted (March 15, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The Hungarian National Assembly (the 386-member unicameral parliament) passed an amendment to the Penal Code on ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Same-Sex Partnership Law Struck Down (December 31, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 15, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Hungary ruled that a 2007 law, which would ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Hungary

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Last updated: September 10, 2013