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Short Update: Hungarian Government has adopted over 70 emergency decrees - tracker

FairTrialsAdmin - May 27, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Extended police powers, New criminal offences, Rule of Law

The Hungarian government has adopted over 70 emergency decrees since the ‘state of danger’ was declared on 11 March 2020, as recorded by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee. 

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee is tracking all emergency decrees, including analysis of what changes are made by each degree: Hungarian Covid-19 Emergency Decree Tracker

The Hungarian government has previously already given itself infinite power to rule by decree, as well as criminalising criticism, and changed its criminal procedures by decree

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