Ministry of Justice

László Trócsányi

Minister of Justice

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Based on recent Strasbourg rulings, the European Convention on Human Rights needs reforming

Ministry of Justice, March 29, 2017 8:34 AM

According to Minister of State Pál Völner form the Ministry of Justice, the European Convention human Rights needs reforming, but no drastic steps need to be taken because Hungary and several other member states have issues with the decision of the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Speaking to reporters on 28 March in Budapest, Mr. Völner stressed: We have the right to protect our borders and screen organisations that are involved in the “migrant business”.

European Union growing through crises

Ministry of Justice, March 23, 2017 3:50 PM

The European Union (EU) is growing through crises. The six-decade history of the EU demonstrates, however, that we have always managed to overcome difficulties, the Justice Minister stated in Szeged on Thursday.

Hungary is complying with its international obligations

Ministry of Justice, March 4, 2017 4:52 PM

“Hungary is complying fully with its international obligations”, the Minister of Justice said in Röszke on Friday.

The Government’s migration policy is slowly being adopted and applied throughout Europe

Ministry of Justice, February 28, 2017 8:58 AM

“The majority of comments at Monday’s hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) were critical of the measures Hungary has introduced, but the Government’s migration policy is nevertheless slowly being adopted and applied throughout Europe”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said following the meeting, one of the topics of which was the state of the rule of law in Hungary.

The Government welcomes the participation of non-governmental organisations in finding solutions to challenges

Ministry of Justice, February 27, 2017 10:00 PM

“Hungary welcomes the participation of civil society in helping to solve the challenges facing Europe, but the various roles must be differentiated, because it is undeniable that it is governments who have the greatest legitimacy”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said at Monday’s hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).

Mihály Varga and László Trócsányi hold talks with Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

Ministry for National Economy, February 10, 2017 5:16 PM

The Ministry for National Economy has informed Hungarian news agency MTI that Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga and Minister of Justice László Trócsányi held talks with Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Giovanni Kessler on his organisation’s findings on the Budapest Metro Line 4 corruption case and related irregularities.

The EU’s external borders must be reinforced

Ministry of Justice, January 30, 2017 3:27 PM

“If the external borders of the European Union are not reinforced, the mass flow of immigrants could lead to the building of walls between Member States”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said in an interview for Maltese daily The Times of Malta.

Dialogue needed on ECHR sphere of competence

Ministry of Justice, January 19, 2017 1:25 PM

Minister of Justice and professor of law László Trócsányi has called for dialogue on the sphere of competence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in an article published in Thursday’s edition of Hungarian political weekly Figyelő.

Brussels should protect the results achieved so far

Ministry of Justice, December 19, 2016 2:13 PM

“Brussels should stop intensifying European integration and protect the results achieved so far instead of continuously creating newer and newer institutions to try and solve the problems”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said on Karc FM radio station’s Álláspont (“Standpoint”) show.