Tag: law

Hungary tells European Commission it won’t withdraw ‘Stop Soros’ laws

"#Hungary finds it objectionable that the #EC continues to #represent an openly #pro-migration #position"

Helsinki Committee turns to top court, Strasbourg over drastic Hungarian law

"The #new #provisions in the #criminal #code are vague, giving the #authorities wide scope to apply them arbitrarily"

Fidesz submits resolution proposal condemning ‘defamatory’ Sargentini report

"We will maintain the #fence and will not allow the right to #guard #border to be taken away from us"

Hungarian government to challenge Sargentini vote in EU court

"The #report was only approved because #abstentions were not counted and this #breaches the #Lisbon #Treaty"

Government to raise plastic bag product fee from 2019, plans ban from 2021

#Hungarians use more than 80 #plastic #bags a year, on average, many of which end up in #landfills

Hungarian government bans skyscrapers in Budapest

The #ban will not affect the #construction of a 120-metre #headquarters in the south of the capital for #oil and #gas company #MOL

Central bank fines Altus Portfolio for unauthorised lending

#Altus Portfolio is owned by Ferenc #Gyurcsány, the former prime minister of #Hungary

Orbán’s cabinet: Sweden’s leaders ‘on the side of migrants’

The #government insists that "the forces of #immigration" were determined to #intervene in Hungary's domestic #affairs

New Hungarian radical party in favour of death penalty

"Science had proven the deterrent effect of the #death #penalty - Mi Hazánk/Our Homeland #hungary #hungarian #politics

Opposition DK calls for stricter airline consumer protection rules

"These kinds of #practices are #unacceptable in the long run" #BudapestAirport

Hungarian parliament passes new assembly law

"Public meetings shall be announced to the police at least 48 hours prior to the actual event." #hungary #hungarian #parliament #law

EU to start infringement procedure over Hungary’s ‘Stop Soros’ laws

The #Venice #Commission is worried that the #law would seriously hinder the #operation of legitimate #civil #groups

Supreme Court head says establishment of new high court will not affect his position

"The system will enable organisational #solutions better suited for the #progress of #cases" #Hungary #court #law

Lawmakers approve legal provisions for 2019 budget

The #package that amends 42 #laws passed with 134 in favour and 58 against

Opposition LMP blasts bill on highlighted Budapest developments

#LMP says this is the #government's way of "punishing" #Budapest residents for the #general #election

Opposition Socialists: Electoral law amendment serves Fidesz interests

"The #amendments allow #Fidesz an unfair #advantage"

Lawmakers raise 2019 budget revenue, expenditure targets

The #government submitted a bill on highlighted #developments in #Budapest

Parliament to debate 2019 draft budget, bill on association, privacy

The #parliament will finalise the #budget #bill and amend #tax #laws on Friday

Hungarian parliament committee approves changes to laws on tax, privacy, assembly

Parliament‘s legislative committee on Thursday approved amendments to laws governing tax, the right to privacy, public assembly, and election rules. The tax amendment would raise excise duty on cigarettes and tobacco in two phases, in September and then in January, so as to fall in line with the relevant European Union minimum tax rate. Another change affects the special migration-related tax covering financial support of the operation of organisations based in Hungary that facilitate migration. It expands the definition of support to include organisers of educational activities that promote migration as well as its direct or indirect promotion. Also, if ... Read more

Trial of former Jobbik politician accused of spying starts

According to the charges, the aim was to undermine the #EU from within and promote #Russian interests #Hungary #Jobbik #espionage