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…

Lawyers in Hungary

Regulation on Attorneys at Law In Hungary lawyers providing legal representation for their clients are called attorneys. The basic legal source about the activity of attorneys and the attorney-client relationships is the Act XI of 1998 on Attorneys at Law. Activities of Attorneys at Law in Hungary There are some services which may be provided…

Pre-trial detention in Hungary

Critical points in the rules and practice of the pre-trial detention In the Hungarian judicial system pre-trial detention is an often criticized issue. First of all: accused persons often have the feeling that this coercive measure is used by the investigating authorities as inquisition in order to obtain a plea agreement. Secondly: it is a…