Sunday shop closures


Will Sunday shop closures be reintroduced in Hungary?

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Christian Democrats call for reintroducing Sunday shopping ban

Budapest, August 19 (MTI) – Zsolt Semjén, deputy prime minister and head of the co-ruling Christian Democrats, has called for reintroducing and extending Hungary’s shopping ban […]

Ruling Fidesz denies plans to reintroduce Sunday shopping restriction

Budapest, August 10 (MTI) – Ruling Fidesz will submit a proposal on Sunday shopping regulations in the autumn but contrary to opposition Socialist claims it will […]

Retail turnover rebounds after Sunday shopping restrictions lifted

Budapest, August 3 (MTI) – Large retailers have recovered from the drop in revenue caused by Sunday shopping restrictions, the daily Magyar Nemzet said on Wednesday. […]

Socialists abandon signature drive for Sunday shopping referendum

Budapest, May 19 (MTI) – The Socialist Party has stopped collecting supporting signatures for a referendum on scrapping the already-repealed law on Sunday shopping restrictions, lawmaker […]

Socialists want parliament to guarantee no change in Sunday shopping rules

Budapest, April 18 (MTI) – Hungary’s parliament should provide guarantees that it would not make substantive changes to rules governing retail activitives on Sunday for three […]

Socialists propose measures to “protect” Sunday workers’ supplementary pay

Budapest, April 17 (MTI) – The opposition Socialist Party will on Monday submit a proposal to parliament aimed at ensuring that people who work on Sundays […]

Fidesz requests scrutiny of Socialist referendum initiative

Budapest (MTI) – Ruling Fidesz has asked the National Data Protection Authority (NAIH) to launch an investigation into the Socialist Party’s collecting signatures for a referendum […]

Government weekly briefing about farmland, Sunday shopping and migrant quota

Budapest (MTI) – The government will organise the third round of auctions for the sale of state-owned farmland from May, Lázár said on Thursday, adding that […]

Retailers organisation calls demonstration for Sunday on shop openings

Budapest, April 13 (MTI) – The Union of Retail Employees (KASZ) has organised a demonstration for Sunday in protest of the government’s fast procedure in removing […]

Socialists to move ahead with signature drive for Sunday shopping referendum despite law’s repeal

Budapest, April 12 (MTI) – The Socialist Party on Tuesday said it would move ahead with collecting supporting signatures for a referendum on scrapping the law […]

Parliament rolls back Sunday shopping restrictions

Budapest, April 12 (MTI) – Hungarian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to repeal a law prohibiting retailers over 200sqm from opening on Sundays. The law, which had […]

Legislative committee approves government’s motion to revoke law on Sunday work restrictions

Budapest, April 11 (MTI) – Parliament’s legislative committee on Monday approved the government’s proposal to revoke the law regulating Sunday working restrictions, but lawmakers engaged in […]

Scrapping Sunday shopping restrictions could lift GDP

Budapest, April 12 (MTI) – The rollback of restrictions on Sunday shopping could add two-tenths of a percentage point to Hungary’s GDP this year, ING Bank’s […]

Government proposes revoking law on Sunday work restrictions – UPDATE

Budapest, April 11 (MTI) – The government has proposed that parliament should revoke the law regulating Sunday working restrictions, cabinet chief Antal Rogán said on Monday, […]

Socialists to combine signature drives for three referendum questions

Budapest (MTI) – The Socialist Party on Friday announced its intention to combine signature collections for referendum questions on the Sunday shop restrictions, the sale of […]

Radio interview with Prime Minister Orbán

Budapest, April 8 (MTI) – The European Commission’s latest migrant quota plan is an open attack on national sovereignty which must be blocked, Prime Minister Viktor […]

Government weekly briefing about sunday shopping, migrant qouta and civil servants

Budapest, April 7 (MTI) – In light of the European Commission’s recent package of proposals on reforming the EU’s refugee laws, the national referendum initiated in […]

Top court approves Socialists’ referendum question on scrapping Sunday shopping restrictions – UPDATE

Budapest, April 6 (MTI) – The Kúria, Hungary’s supreme court, on Wednesday approved a referendum question submitted by the Socialist Party on scrapping the law on […]

Government weekly press briefing about Sunday shopping and teachers’ movement

Budapest, March 31 (MTI) – The government considers the debate around Sunday shopping restrictions closed, and it is now up to the voters to decide if they […]