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In the last months of 2019, two judgments were made by Hungarian courts that clarify certain aspects of environmental liability.
The new law, which follows a dangerous trend of undermining the independence of judges also seen in Poland, has been postponed “for an indefinite time”.
Two judgments handed down by the Hungarian Supreme Court (Kúria) in February will affect environmental cases going forward.
After much protest from the opposition parties in the Parliament, the Government’s overwhelming majority voted in favor of a new law that will set up separate courts for adjudicating in administrative matters.
Hungarian court rules that no one can be deprived of their right to a legal remedy if they had no reasonable way to know about an administrative act.
The process leading up to the signing of the Aarhus Convention is already history. This historical moment was recently reenacted when people who are also part of history met in Rome, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
The push for universal justice is just as important online, especially as so much of our legal work occurs digitally. We’re currently witnessing the pros and cons of this digital revolution firsthand.