“The 1956 Hungarian Revolution showed the whole world that the Hungarian nation wanted to return to Europe, to live in freedom and not in intimidation locked up behind the iron curtain”, declared Minister of Justice László Trócsányi in Brussels at the commemoration and concert on the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and War of on 26 October 2016.
On behalf of the Government, the Justice Minister speaking at the general debate of the amendment of the Constitution held on 17 October 2016 took the view: the position that community law overrides national law in every instance is wrong.
“Non-Hungarians cannot be relocated to Hungary’s territory” Minister of State for Government Communications Bence Tuzson highlighted from among the contents of the constitutional amendment submitted to Parliament, at a press conference held jointly with Minister of Justice László Trócsányi.
“At its session on Wednesday, the Cabinet discussed the constitutional amendment that will protect the country’s national and constitutional identity, the final version of which will be put before the National Assembly on Monday”, the Minister of Justice said at his press conference on 5 October 2016.
The Ministry of Justice has professional concerns about the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) relating to life imprisonment.
“Hungary has submitted its observations to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the quota case”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said at his press conference in Budapest on Friday afternoon.
Following a meeting of the Committee on Justice Affairs, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Justice Pál Völner announced that the first hearing in Luxembourg on the legal challenge to the mandatory relocation quota is expected to be held at the end of this year.
At its session on Tuesday, the Government Human Rights Working Group’s Thematic Working Group for Other Civil and Political Rights declared that refugees are victims of war and people smugglers.
László Trócsányi believes that making decisions concerning citizens should not fall under EU competence but must remain a national competence.
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