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EU Member States cannot be coerced on an ideological basis

Ministry of Justice, July 15, 2020 10:55 AM

EU Member States cannot be forced to adopt the budget and the recovery package on a political or ideological basis, the Justice Minister said on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Wednesday.

Government’s goal is to put an end to overcrowding in prisons

Ministry of Justice, July 13, 2020 4:27 PM

The government’s goal is to put an end to overcrowding in prisons by 30 September, and by creating almost three thousand new places, to eliminate the ‘prison business,’ the Justice Minister said on Monday in Veszprém at the joint inauguration of the new annexes of ten prisons.

Signature collection of Szekler National Council can continue

Ministry of Justice, July 10, 2020 2:58 PM

The signature collection of the Szekler National Council can continue, the Justice Minister informed members of the public on her Facebook account on Thursday evening.

Some provisions of Mobility Package are contrary to European Green Deal

Ministry of Justice, July 9, 2020 3:02 PM

The European Parliament has given protectionism the go-ahead after adopting Mobility Package I determining long-term rules for the European transport sector, some of the provisions of which are contrary not only to basic freedoms relating to the single market, but also to the European Green Deal laying down the objective of climate neutrality, Justice Minister Judit Varga posted on Facebook on Thursday.

Instead of futile debates about rule of law, we must concentrate on future of European justice cooperation

Ministry of Justice, July 7, 2020 12:29 PM

Instead of the futile debates conducted to date about the rule of law, we must concentrate on the future of European justice cooperation, Minister of State for EU and International Justice Cooperation at the Ministry of Justice János Bóka stressed at the Monday video conference of EU justice ministers.

Those concerned about rule of law had no business to be in Hungary during epidemic

Ministry of Justice, July 2, 2020 9:04 AM

At her annual hearing before Parliament’s European Affairs Committee held on Wednesday in Budapest, the Justice Minister described the criticisms levelled at Hungary with respect to the state of the rule of law due to the management of the coronavirus epidemic as wholly unfounded.

Special legal order introduced during state of danger contributed to successful fight against epidemic

Ministry of Justice, July 1, 2020 8:31 AM

On Tuesday in Budapest, in addition to a number of other issues, the Justice Minister spoke about the reasons for the highly successful fight against the coronavirus epidemic in Hungary.

Judgment on annulment of Sargentini Report could be adopted at the end of this year or beginning of next year

Ministry of Justice, June 30, 2020 10:53 AM

On Monday, the Court of Justice of the European Union heard Hungary’s petition for annulment submitted against the Sargentini Report which was adopted with an unlawful vote count procedure. A judgment could be reached in the case that could serve as a precedent at the end of this year or at the beginning of next year, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Tuesday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’.

Government to set up more victim support centres

Ministry of Justice, June 30, 2020 8:34 AM

With the development of a network of victim support centres, the government wishes to make these services readily available in every county within five years, the Justice Minister stated on Monday in Pécs.

Mendacious Sargentini Report was pushed through by EP’s pro-immigration majority

Ministry of Justice, June 29, 2020 3:52 PM

The mendacious Sargentini Report was pushed through by the EP’s pro-immigration majority in order to put pressure on Hungary’s immigration policy, the Justice Minister stated on her social media account on Sunday.