Ministry of Justice

Judit Varga

Minister of Justice

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We have managed to make agreement on multiannual financial framework more just

Ministry of Justice, July 28, 2020 9:13 AM

Evaluating the EU summit concluded at the beginning of the week, the Justice Minister said Hungary has won a battle, but the “fight” will continue in EU institutions.

It is important to showcase Central Europe’s specific view on law development

Ministry of Justice, July 22, 2020 8:37 AM

On Monday in Warsaw, Justice Minister Judit Varga had talks about the promotion of the wider European presentation of Central Europe’s specific law and state development process.

Parliament has given government a robust mandate

Ministry of Justice, July 16, 2020 1:21 PM

The position adopted by Parliament yesterday lays down clear fundamental principles for the Hungarian government regarding the talks about the EU budget to be held at the weekend, Justice Minister Judit Varga stated after today’s video conference of the General Affairs Council.

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.