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Short Update: New rules on entering court buildings in Hungary

FT Admin - April 1, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Court closures

The President of the National Judicial Office in Hungary issued a resolution on 1 April, that restricts access to court buildings to judges and other court employees when performing their duties; defendants, parties, etc. summoned to trial hearings, and persons performing tasks relevant for the courts (e.g. prosecutors, experts, etc.).  

In addition, in a resolution issued on 3 April, the President of the National Judicial Office prescribed that the presidents of the regional courts of appeals and of the county courts shall issue regulations aimed at minimizing the contact between persons present in court buildings. 

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