Ministry of Justice

László Trócsányi

Minister of Justice

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Hungary will not open its doors

Ministry of Justice, June 27, 2017 10:58 AM

“The European Court of Justice is under huge pressure in the quota case; those with the intention of influencing the Court would like the body to dismiss the arguments put forward by Hungary and Slovakia”, Deputy Justice Minister Pál Völner said in an interview for Hungarian daily Magyar Idők published on Tuesday, in which he declared: “Hungary will not open its doors to illegal immigrants”.

Migrant families should be reunited in their homelands

Ministry of Justice, June 20, 2017 1:36 PM

Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Justice Pál Völner has responded to a statement on Monday by Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights. Mr. Muižnieks said that European countries should remove barriers to the reunification of migrant families. In response, Mr. Völner has told Hungarian daily Magyar Hírlap that Hungary also supports the reunification of migrant families – but in their homelands, not in Europe.

Press release of the Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice, June 19, 2017 12:41 PM

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi represented the Government of Hungary at the meeting of the advisory board of the Council of Europe, the Venice Commission, held on 16 June 2017. One of the items on the agenda of the meeting was the adoption of the opinion of the Venice Commission on the Act on the transparency of organisations receiving support from abroad.

The ruling in the case of the Bangladeshi migrants is an attack on the Schengen Agreement

Ministry of Justice, June 16, 2017 8:27 AM

According to the Ministry of Justice’s Parliamentary State Secretary, the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Bangladeshi immigrants Ilias and Ahmed is an attack on the Schengen Agreement.

Decision of Strasbourg court may induce business migration

Ministry of Justice, June 14, 2017 5:05 PM

Hungary has appealed against the March decision of the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights adopted in connection with two Bangladeshi asylum-seekers because the Government takes the view that this kind of interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights may induce „business migration”, the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Justice Ministry said at his press conference held on 14 June 2017 in Budapest.

Infringement procedure is exertion of pressure by European Commission

Ministry of Justice, June 14, 2017 5:04 PM

The infringement procedure related to the refugee quotas is major exertion of pressure on the part of the European Commission, but this is a consequence of the fact that the distribution mechanism is not working, and most of the Member States failed to implement it, Justice Minister László Trócsányi said in answer to a journalist’s question at his press conference held in Budapest on 14 June 2017.

Hungary to appeal Strasbourg ruling on Bangladeshi asylum-seekers

Ministry of Justice, June 12, 2017 11:25 AM

“Hungary is appealing the March ruling of the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights concerning two asylum seekers from Bangladesh”, the Ministry of Justice’s Parliamentary State Secretary informed Hungarian news agency MTI.

Justice Minister László Trócsányi attended Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting

Ministry of Justice, June 9, 2017 10:56 AM

Important progress was made at the meeting of the Justice Ministers of EU Member States held on 8 June 2017 in Luxembourg.

Meeting with representatives of the Venice Commission

Ministry of Justice, May 15, 2017 9:58 AM

During a meeting with representatives of the Venice Commission on 12 May 2017, the Government delegation led by Minister of Justice László Trócsányi explained the contents of the proposed legislation on the transparency of non-governmental organisations point-by-point and according to a strictly legal interpretation.