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The Fundamental Law of Hungary

Year of Version:2011
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 2012
Date of Text (Adopted):April 18, 2011
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:The current Constitution of Hungary, known as the Fundamental Law of Hungary was adopted on April 18, 2011, signed in to law by the President on April 25, 2011, and entered into force on January 2, 2012. It repealed the Constitution of 1949 and establishes a constitutional order based on democracy, the rule of law and the protection of fundamental rights.
Available Texts: 

The Fundamental Law of Hungary The Fundamental Law of Hungary, Complete document (pdf) [654 KB]

Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:HU086



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