Ministry of Justice

László Trócsányi

Minister of Justice

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The first hearing in the legal challenge to the mandatory relocation quota is to be held at the end of this year

Ministry of Justice, September 13, 2016 11:20 AM

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.

Refugees are the victims of war and people smugglers

Ministry of Justice, September 8, 2016 2:50 PM

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.

Making decisions concerning citizens must remain a national competence

Ministry of Justice, September 5, 2016 4:16 PM

László Trócsányi believes that making decisions concerning citizens should not fall under EU competence but must remain a national competence.

The left is trying to invalidate the referendum

Ministry of Justice, August 30, 2016 9:17 AM

The parliamentary state secretary of the Ministry of Justice believes that the news referring to the corridors of Brussels is another sign that the left is trying to invalidate the referendum initiated by the Hungarian government and spreading “unfounded and false news in order to achieve this".

Increasing radicalism must be curbed

Ministry of Justice, August 24, 2016 9:48 PM

A joint declaration adopted by the ministers of justice of the EU in Bratislava on 23 August 2016 includes the following statement: “The Member States of the European Union are ready to do everything possible in the future to suppress growing radicalism and extremism”.

Stalinism and the Gulag system was one of the most tragic periods of history

Ministry of Justice, August 23, 2016 4:38 PM

Stalinism and the Gulag-system was not only one of the worst periods of the twentieth century, but also of mankind’s history, a disgrace, a scar on the face of Europe and the world. We have to respond to it saying never, ever again!, the Minister of Justice declared at the eve of the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism in Budapest at the commemoration held at the Monument to the Victims of the Gulag.

The Hungary of Saint Stephen is the Hungary of small communities

Ministry of Justice, August 22, 2016 6:14 PM

At the opening ceremony of Petőfiszállás local council’s 17th Days at Szállás event in Bács-Kiskun County on Saturday, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said that the Hungary of Saint Stephen is the Hungary of small communities. He added that “We would like the European Union to bring about not only the Europe of institutions, but also the Europe of communities.”

We need a constructive debate on the long term management of migration

Ministry of Justice, August 23, 2016 8:36 AM

“Hungary deems it important to establish a constructive debate on the long term management of migration”, the Hungarian Minister of Justice said on Friday in Lendva, Slovenia, after a meeting with his Slovenian counterpart.

Hungary may be protected from EU relocation quotas by law

Ministry of Justice, August 9, 2016 9:12 AM

Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Justice Pál Völner said in an interview appearing in the latest edition of Hungarian daily Magyar Idők on Monday 8 August 2016 that if the referendum on relocation quotas is valid, and “no” votes win, the law will prevent the European Union from forcing Hungary to admit persons that the country does not want to accept. “The act will be effective for at least three years”, he explained.