Law of Hungary

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The law of Hungary is civil law.[1] It was first codified during the socialist period.[2]

Constitution[edit]

The constitution of 2011 replaced that of 1949.

Legislation[edit]

The legislature is the Magyar Országgyűlés (English: National Assembly).[3] There was formerly a Diet of Hungary.

List of legislation[edit]

Courts and judiciary[edit]

There is a Supreme Court, a Constitional Court[3] and a Central District Court of Pest.[18] There was a Chief Justice of Hungary.

Legal practitioners[edit]

There is a Hungarian Bar Association[19] (Hungarian: Magyar Ügyvédi Kamara).[20]

Criminal law[edit]

Legislation on this subject has included Act IV of 1978 on criminal code and Act I of 1973 on criminal procedure.

History[edit]

The royal prerogatives of the King of Hungary included prefection.[21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  • Marcel Szabo, Petra Lea Lancos and Reka Varga. Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. Eleven International Publishing. 2015. Google Books. See also the other volumes of this series.
  • Csongor István Nagy. Private International Law in Hungary. Kluwer Law International. 2012. Google Books
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  • Viktória Harsági. Evidence in Civil Law - Hungary. Institute for Local Self-Government and Public Procurement Maribor. 2015. ISBN 978961684251. [8]
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  1. ^ Zsuzsanna Antal. "Introduction". Introduction to Hungarian Law Research. July 2005. Hauser Global Law School Program. NYU Law. New York University.
  2. ^ John Henry Merryman and Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo. The Civil Law Tradition: An Introduction to the Legal Systems of Europe and Latin America. Third Edition. Stanford University Press. 2007. Page 27.
  3. ^ a b Hungary. Guide to Law Online. Law Library of Congress.
  4. ^ Ignác Romsics. Hungary in the Twentieth Century. Corvina Books. 1999. p 187. Google Books
  5. ^ Ágnes Ságvári. Studies on the History of Hungarian Holocaust. Napvilág Kiadó. 2002. p 48. Google Books
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  8. ^ Civil Code of the Hungarian People's Republic. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1982. Google Books
  9. ^ Government Decree of 1971 on Legal Advisers. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1978. Google Books
  10. ^ Act IV of 1972 concerning the Courts. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1975. Google Books
  11. ^ Act VII of 1972 on the Planning of the National Economy. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1976. Google Books
  12. ^ Act I of 1973 on Criminal Procedure. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1976. Google Books
  13. ^ Act I of 1974 on Marriage, Family, and Guardianship. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1978. Google Books
  14. ^ Act II of 1976 on the Protection of Human Environment. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1978. Google Books
  15. ^ Act I of 1977 on Notifications and Proposals of Public Interest, and on Complaints. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1979. Google Books
  16. ^ Act IV of 1978 on Criminal Code. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1983. Google Books
  17. ^ The Code of Civil Procedure. (The Statutes of the Hungarian People's Republic). Ministry of Justice of the Hungarian People's Republic. 1977. Google Books
  18. ^ The Baker & McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2007. p 64
  19. ^ The Legal Profession in Hungary. OSCE.
  20. ^ How to Practise in Hungary. Law Society.
  21. ^ Rady. Customary Law in Hungary. p 92.