Designer drugs, research chemicals in Extradition Law (Hungary)

Designer drugs and legislation in Hungary and Europe In the past decades both legislation, law enforcement and also the press witnessed the phenomenon of the emerging of a grey market of designer drugs, or research chemicals. These chemicals are functional or structural analogues of controlled and illegal substances usually designed or prepared in clandestine laboratories.…

Extraditions in Hungary

This article is to provide basic information about extraditions in Hungary. For the sake of easy understanding the legal provisions are slightly simplified so it must be stressed that in order to get adequate and precise advise you should consult a professional or the original text of the relevant act. The Law of Extraditions covers both substantial and procedural rules.…

Hungarian Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

General information Hungary’s legal system has been heavily influenced by Romano-Germanic law (continental law) therefore an important characteristic of criminal law is the comprehensive codification and the dominance of statutes as the sources of law. It can be distinguished from common law systems’ judge-made decisional law that gives primacy to prior court decisions: a previous…