Hungary Legislation

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Constitutional Law

The Constitution of the Republic of Hungary

The Constitution of the Republic of Hungary

The Constitution of the Republic of Hungary

The Constitution of the Republic of Hungary

Litigation And Court Procedure

Act 1989 - XXXII on the Constitutional Court

Electoral Law

Act 1989 - XVII on Referendum and Popular Initiative

Act 1989 - XXXIV on Election of Members of Parliament (1989, incl. 1998 amendments)

Act 1990 - LXIV on Election of Local Municipal Government Representatives and Mayors (1990)

Act 1997 - C on Electoral Procedure

Act 1997 - C on Electoral Procedure

Administrative / Public Law

Act 1990 - LVI on the legal status of Members of Parliament

Act 1990 - LXV on On Local Governments

Act 1991 - XXXIV on Gambling Operations

Act 1992 - LXIII on the Protection of Personal Data and the Publicity of Data of Public Interest

Act 1992 - XXIII on Legal Status of Public Officials

Act 1992 - XXXVIII on Public Finances

Act 1993 - LIX On The Parliamentary Commssioner For Civil Rights (Ombudsman)

Act 1993 - LIX On The Parliamentary Commssioner For Civil Rights (Ombudsman)

Act 1993 - LV Citizenship Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1993 - LV Citizenship Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1993 - LV Citizenship Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1993 - LXXIX on Public Education

Act 1993 - LXXVII on the Rights of National and Ethnic Minorities

Act 1993 - LXXVII on the Rights of National and Ethnic Minorities

Act 1993 - LXXVII on the Rights of National and Ethnic Minorities

Act 1993 - LXXX on Higher Education

Act 1993 - LXXX on Higher Education

Act 1993 - XLVI on Statistics

Act 1995 - XXVIII on National Standardization.

Act 1997 - CXXXIX on asylum as amended in 2004

Act 1997 - CXXXIX on asylum as amended in 2004

Act 1997 - XXXII on Protecting the Borders and the Border Guard

Act 2001 - LXII on Hungarians Living In Neighbouring Countries

Act 2001 - LXII on Hungarians Living In Neighbouring Countries

Act 2001 - LXII on Hungarians Living In Neighbouring Countries

Act 2001 - LXIV on the protection of cultural heritage

Act 2001 - XXXIX on the Entry and Stay of Foreign Nationals

Act 2001 - XXXIX on the Entry and Stay of Foreign Nationals

Act 2001 - XXXIX on the Entry and Stay of Foreign Nationals

Act 2003 - III on the Disclosure of the Secret Service Activities of the Communist Regime

Act 2005 - CXXXIX on Higher Education

Act 2005 - CXXXIX on Higher Education

Act 2005 - CXXXV on Crime Victim Support and State Compensation

Act 2007 - I on the Admission and Residence of Persons with the Right of Free Movement and Residence

Act 2007 - I on the Admission and Residence of Persons with the Right of Free Movement and Residence

Act 2007 - II on the Admission and Right of Residence of Third-Country Nationals

Act 2007 - II on the Admission and Right of Residence of Third-Country Nationals

Act 2007 - LXXX on Asylum

Act 2008 - XCIX on the support and special employment rules of performing arts organisations<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 2009 - CXXV on Hungarian Sign Language and the use of Hungarian Sign Language

Gesetz 1995 - CXXV. über die Nationalen Sicherheitsdienste

Government Decree 113/2007 (V. 24.) on the Implementation of Act I of 2007 on the Admission and Residence of Persons with the Right of Free Movement and Residence

Government Decree No. 125/1993 (IX.22.) on the Execution of Act LV of 1993 on Hungarian Citizenship

Government Decree No. 137/2008 (V. 16.) on the certified examination of foreign language attainment and on the nationalisation in the Republic of Hungary of language certificates of foreign language attainment issued abroad

Government Decree No. 170/2001 (IX.26.) on the Implementation of Act XXXIX of 2001 on the Entry and Stay of Foreigners

Government Decree No. 25/1998 (II.18.)Korm. on the Care/Maintenance and Benefits of Foreigners Coming Under the Effect of Act CXXXIX of 1997 on Asylum

Criminal Law

Act 1972 - V on the Prosecution Service of the Republic of Hungary

Act 1978 IV Criminal Code

Act 1978 IV Criminal Code (hungarian)

Act 1994 - XXXIV on the Police

Act 1996 - XXXVIII on International Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters

Act 1998 - XIX Criminal Procedure Code

Act 2007 - CXXXVI on the Prevention and Combating of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Act 2007 - CXXXVI on the Prevention and Combating of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Civil Law

Act 1952 - III on Civil Procedure (Hungarian)

Act 1959 - IV on the Civil Code of the Republic of Hungary

Act 1987 - I Act of Land

Act 2005 - LXXXVIII on voluntary activities in the public interest

Act 2009 - CXX on the Civil Code (Hungarian)

Act 2009 - CXX on the Civil Code (Hungarian)

Commercial Law

Act 1998 - XXIV on the investments in Hungary of foreign nationals.

Act 2005 - CLXIV on Trade

Act 2009 - CLXII on Consumer Credit

Company Law

Act 1989 - II on the Right of Association<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1996 - LVII Competition Act 1996

Act 1997 - CLVI on Public Benefit Organisations (1997)

Act 1997 - CLVI on Public Benefit Organisations (1997)

Act 1997 - LVIII on Business Advertising Activity

Labor Law

Act 1992 - XXII on Labor Code

Act 1993 - LXXIX on Public Education

Act 1993 - LXXVI on vocational training

Act 2003 - CXXV on Equal Treatment and Promotion of Equal Opportunities

Act 2008 - XCIX on the support and special employment rules of performing arts organisations

Government Decree 362/2004 on the Equal Treatment Authority and the Detailed Rules of its Procedure

Health Law

Act 1997 - CLIV on health. (hungarian)

Decree No. 16/ 2006. (III. 27.) concerning medical devices

Mining Law

Act 1993 - XLVIII on Mining

Act 1993 - XLVIII on Mining

Tax Law

Act 1990 - XCIII on Duties (Hungarian)

Act 1991 - XXXIV on Gambling Operations (Hungarian)

Act 1992 - LXXIV on Value Added Tax<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1992 - LXXIV on Value Added Tax<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1995 - CXVII on Personal Income Tax

Act 1995 - CXVII on Personal Income Tax

Act 1995 - CXVII on Personal Income Tax (Hungarian)

Act 1996 - LXXXI on Corporate Tax and Dividend Tax (1996)

Act 1996 - LXXXI on Corporate Tax and Dividend Tax (1996)

Act 1996 - LXXXI on Corporate Tax and Dividend Tax (Hungarian)

Act 2002 - XLIII on Simplified Entrepreneurial Tax (Hungarian)

Act 2003 - LXXXVII on Consumer Price Subsidies (Hungarian)

Act 2003 - XCII on the Rules of Taxation (Hungarian)

Act 2005 - CXX on Simplified Contribution to Public Revenues (Hungarian)

Act 2006 - LIX on the Introduction of the Special Tax and Bankers' Contribution Intended to Improve the Balance of Public Finances (Hungarian)

Act 2007 - CXXVII on Value Added Tax (Hungarian)

Government Decree 273/2006. (XII. 23.) on the Tax and Financial Control Organisation

Banking Law

Act 1997 - XXX on Mortgage Banks and Mortgage Bonds

Act 1998 - XXIV on the investments of Foreigners in Hungary

Act 2000 - C on Accounting

Act 2001 - CXX on the Capital Market

Act 2001 - LVIII Central Bank Act

Act 2008 - CIV on promoting the stability of the financial intermediary system

Decree No. 5/2007. (III. 28.) on including derivative transactions in the ordinary cover and on the registration of derivative transactions included in the ordinary cover

Governmental decree 200/2000 on the implementation of the credit system and on the central registration of institutional credit systems<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

MNB Decree No 2/2009 (I. 23.) on the processing and distribution of banknotes, and on technical tasks relating to the protection of banknotes against counterfeiting

MNB Decree No. 1/2006. (II. 15.) on the Reproduction of the Hungarian Legal Tender and the Euro

MNB Decree No. 10/2005. (VI. 11.) on the Calculation, the Method of Allocation and Placement of the Minimum Reserves

MNB Decree No. 10/2009 (II.27.) on the requirements for the General Terms and Conditions and operating rules of the central securities depository

MNB Decree No. 11/2006 (VIII. 1.) on the Requirements for the General Terms and Conditions and Internal Regulations of Clearing Houses for Credit Institutions

MNB Decree No. 11/2009. (II.27.) on the requirements for the General Terms and Conditions and operating rules of organisations providing central counterparty activities under the Act on Capital Markets

MNB Decree No. 13/2005 (VI. 27.) on Technical Tasks and Other Duties Relating to the Protection of Hungarian and Foreign Legal Tenders Against Counterfeiting

MNB Decree No. 14/2005. (VI. 27.) on Cash Processing and on the Conditions of Cash Distribution

MNB Decree No. 16/2005 (VII. 27.) on the Requirement of Providing Transaction Codes for the Central Bank’s Information System

MNB Decree No. 19/2010 (XII. 10.) of the Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank on the scope of information to be supplied for the central bank information system, on the scope of data suppliers and on the method and deadline of data supply

MNB Decree No. 2/2006. (II.15.) on the Requirements in Respect of the General Terms and Conditions and Operating Rules of Organizations Providing Clearing House Activities under the Act on Capital Markets

MNB Decree No. 2/2010. (I. 28.) on the reproductions of forint and euro banknotes

MNB Decree No. 23/2005 (XI. 23.) on the Material, Technical, Security and Business Continuity Requirements Related to Carrying Out Clearing Transactions

MNB Decree No. 24/2005. (XII. 12.) on the Scope of Information to be Supplied for the Central Bank Information System and on the Method and Deadline of Data Supply

MNB Decree No. 25/2005. (XII. 12.) amending MNB Decree No. 10/2005. (VI. 11.) on the Calculation, the Method of Allocation and Placement of Minimum Reserves

MNB Decree No. 3/2010 (I. 28.) on the reproductions of forint and euro coins

MNB Decree No. 32/2009 (XII.1.) of the Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank on the scope of information to be supplied for the central bank information system, on the scope of data suppliers and on the method and deadline of data supply

MNB Decree No. 7/2004. (XII. 7.) on the Scope of Information to be Supplied for the Central Bank’s Information System and on the Method and Deadline of Data Supply

MNB Decree No. 8/2004. (XII. 19.) on the Scope of Information to be Supplied for the Central Bank’s Information System and on the Method and Deadline of Data Supply

Communications And Media Law

Act 1992 - LXIII on Protection of Personal Data and Disclosure of Data of Public Interest

Act 1992 - LXIII on Protection of Personal Data and Disclosure of Data of Public Interest

Act 1995 - LXVI on Public Records, Public Archives, and the Protection of Private Archives

Act 1996 - I on Radio And Television Broadcasting

Act 2001 - CVIII on certain issues of electronic commerce services and information society services

Act 2003 - C on Electronic Communications

Act 2003 - CI on the Post

Act 2004 - CXXXIV on Research and Development and Technological Innovation

Act 2004 - II on Motion Picture

Act 2004 - II on Motion Picture

Act 2005 - XC on the Freedom of Information by Electronic Means

Act 2007 - CLIV on the amendment of Act 74 of 2007 on the Rules of broadcasting and digital switchover and Act 1 of 1996 on Radio and television broadcasting

Act 2007 - CLXXIV on the amendment of Act C of 2003 on Electronic Communications

Act 2007 - LXXIV on the rules of broadcasting and digital switchover

Act 2007 - LXXIV on the rules of broadcasting and digital switchover

Act 2008 - XLVIII on the Basic Requirements and Certain Restrictions of Commercial Advertising Activities

Act 2009 - CLV Protection of Classified Information (Hungarian)

Act 2010 - CIV Media Law (Hungarian)

Act 2010 - CIV Media Law (Hungarian)

Act 2010 - CLXXXV Media Law<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Government Decree 229/2008 on the requirements related to the quality of electronic communications services in relation to the protection of consumers

Government Decree No. 236/2004 (VIII. 13.) on the detailed rules of providing telegram service

Government Decree No. 68/2004 (IV. 15.) Korm. on the conditions of entry to the market of postal service providers

Government Decree No. 79/2004 (IV. 19.) on the provision of postal services and their quality requirements

Transport And Maritime Law

Act 2000 - XLII on navigation. (Hungarian)

Decree No. 5/2000. (III.10.) on the uniform rules of allocation of slots at co-ordinated airports

Environmental Law

Act 1976 - II on the protection of the human environment. (Hungarian)

Act 1995 - LIII on the General Rules of Environmental Protection

Act 1995 - LIII on the General Rules of Environmental Protection.

Act 1995 - LVII on water management.

Act 1996 - LIII on Nature Conservation (hungarian)

Act 1996 - LIV on forests and their protection. (Hungarian)

Act 1998 - XXVII on biotechnology activities

Act 2000 - XLIII on waste management

Act 2000 - XXV on chemical safety (Hungarian)

Act 2007 - LX on the implementation framework of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol thereof

Act 2009 - XXXVII on Forest Conservation and Forest Management (Hungarian)

Intellectual Property Law

Act 1991 - XXXIX on the Protection of the Topography of Microelectronic Semiconductor Products

Act 1991 - XXXIX on the Protection of the Topography of Microelectronic Semiconductor Products

Act 1991 - XXXIX on the Protection of the Topography of Microelectronic Semiconductor Products (hungarian)

Act 1991 - XXXIX on the legal protection of topographies of microelectronic semiconductor products

Act 1991 - XXXVIII on Utility Model Protection

Act 1991 - XXXVIII on Utility Model Protection

Act 1991 - XXXVIII on Utility Model Protection (hungarian)

Act 1994 - LIII. on judicial litigation (Section 184/A.)

Act 1995 - XXXIII on the Protection of Inventions by Patents

Act 1995 - XXXIII on the Protection of Inventions by Patents

Act 1995 - XXXIII on the Protection of Inventions by Patents

Act 1995 - XXXIII on the Protection of Inventions by Patents 1995

Act 1995 - XXXIII on the protection of inventions by patents

Act 1997 - XI on Trademarks (hungarian)

Act 1997 - XI on the Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications

Act 1997 - XI on the protection of trademarks and geographical indications

Act 1999 - LXXVI on Copyright<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1999 - LXXVI on Copyright<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Act 1999 - LXXVI on Copyright (hungarian)

Act 2001 - LXXVII amending Act LXXVI of 1999 on Copyright

Act 2001 - XLVIII on the Legal Protection of Designs

Act 2001 - XLVIII on the Legal Protection of Designs (hungarian)

Act 2001 - XLVIII on the Legal Protection of Designs (hungarian)

Act 2001 - XLVIII on the protection of utility models

Decree No. 19/2005. (IV. 12.) GKM on the Fees for Administrative Services in Industrial Property Procedures before the Hungarian Patent Office

Decree No. 20/1995. (XII. 26.) IM of the Minister of Justice on the Detailed Formalities of Patent Applications

Decree No. 78/1995 (XII. 29.) IKM of the Minister of Industry and Trade on Industrial Property Qualification

Loi 1997 - XI sur la protection des marques et des indications géographiques

Energy Law

Act 1991 - XVI on Concessions

Act 1996 - CXVI on Atomic Energy

Act 2001 CX on Electricity 2001

Act 2001 CX on Electricity 2001

Act 2003 - XLII on Gas 2003

Act 2003 - XLII on Gas 2003

Government Decree 89/2005. (V. 5.) Korm. on the Nuclear Safety Requirements of Nuclear Facilities and the Related Regulatory Activities

Construction Law

Act 1996 - XXI on Regional development and Regional Planning.

Agriculture Law

Act 1997 - CXXI on viticulture and the wine industry. (Hungarian)

Act 1997 - XLI on fishing. (Hungarian)

Act 1999 - XLVI on general agricultural census. (Hungarian)

Act 2000 - XXXV on plant protection.

Act 2004 - XVIII on viticulture and the wine industry. (Hungarian)

Decree 5/2007. (I. 22.) on the amendment of Decree 89/2004 (V.15.) FVM on the authorisation of placing on the market and use, as well as on the packaging, labelling, storage and transport of plant protection products

Decree 89/2004 (V.15.) on the authorization of placing on the market and use, as well as on the packaging, labelling, storage and transport of plant protection products

E-Commerce

Act 2001 - CVIII on certain issues of electronic commerce services and information society

Act 2001 - XXXV on electronic signature

Act 2008 - XLVIII on the Basic Requirements and Certain Restrictions of Commercial Advertising Activities

Decree No. 3/2005. (III. 18.) IHM on the detailed requirements for services related to electronic signature and their providers

Decree No. 4/2006. (IV. 19.) IHM on the fees payable for the National Communications Authority’s activity connected with the register of electronic signatures

Decree No. 7/2002. (IV. 26.) MeHVM on the registration of electronic signature service experts

Law Sources

Atomic Energy Authority

Central Bank - Magyar Nemzeti Bank

Communication laws National Communications Authority

Hungarian Customs and Finance Guard

Hungarian Helsinki Comittee

Hungarian Statutes

Legislationonline

Magyar Hivatalos Közlönykiadó

Ministry for National Development and Economy

Ministry of Agriculture and Regional Development

Ministry of Education and Culture

Ministry of Environment and Water

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour

Ministry of Transport, telecommunications and Energy

Minority related national legislation

State Tax Authority