Pre-trial detention of EU national in Hungary- constitutional limitations of Criminal Law

Recently F.’s case raised questions regarding the constitutional guarantees of a fair criminal procedure. F was national of another EU country and he was accused by Hungarian police of the misdemeanor of theft by way of pickpocketing. According to the indictment, F. Q. reached into the coat of a customer in a café to find values, but upon…

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.…

Why is it impossible in Hungary to apply light forms of coercive measures in extraditions?

Present regulation of arrest for extradition One may be surprised that current Hungarian laws arrest for extradition is the only possibility for a person sought by extradition. It means that there are no alternatives of being arrested in prison while awaiting judgment in his extradition case. Nevertheless, Hungary applies a wide range of so called ‘alternative coercive measures’ such as house arrest, home curfew and…

Immigration lawyer in Hungary

Immigration is complex territory of Hungarian law as immigratin itself is also a multi-faceted phenomenon. The personal scope of immigration covers investors, family unificators, temporal workers, employees of global firms and also refugees. Immigration law regulates the long process from visas to naturalasitation through residence permits and settlement permits. Immigration law is expressing the strategy…