The team of Hungarian trainee judges won the D semi-finals of the EJTN-organised THEMIS professional competition, thus making it the all-time most successful Hungarian team in the history of the event.
At its meeting on 5 June 2019, the Committee of Ministers of the CE, which oversees the implementation of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) of Strasbourg, discussed the Hungarian steps taken to implement the Gazsó-judgment related to the length of procedures.
Hungarian courts are at the top of Europe – this was confirmed by the 2019 justice scoreboard of the European Commission where Hungary got high ranking, just like in recent years. We are at the top, even before France and Germany, regarding the digitalisation of court proceedings, electronic communication and the electronically accessible data related to pending proceedings.
May 15 was declared The International Day of Families by the United Nations (UN) in 1994. The judiciary also set a high priority on the family law and the realization of children's rights. The Government of Hungary announced the year 2012 the “Year of Child-centered Justice”, in connection with it, the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) set up a working group and a national program.
For the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) it is a priority strategic goal to simplify access to the court. It is an important task of the courts to help clients finding their way in the world of law and jurisdiction.
According to the Act XLIII of 2017 on the Register of General Power of Attorney for litigious and non-litigious civil proceedings (hereinafter: Register) and the subsequent enforcement regulation, data can be requested from the Register.
About the courts
Development and preservation of a balanced judicial workload is a common task and shared interest in the judicial system, thus it is considered a high priority goal of the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ).
The application deadline was 23 August for those who have chosen the classical career path to become a judge, and intend to work as trainee judges.
Last year 72 courtrooms have been equipped by the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) in cooperation with the National Infocommunications Service Company Ltd. (NISZ) for the performance of remote hearings. Nevertheless, developments have not stopped, by the end of this year, the innovative technology will be applicable in 184 courtrooms.
The judiciary is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Hungary’s accession to the EU
As in previous years, the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) welcomes trainee judges, secretary judges and junior judges in the framework of the AIAKOS Exchange Program, organised by the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN).
The National Office for the Judiciary organizes an International Conference on the Aspects of Sovereignty in the Unifying European Area of Justice - Experiences, Challenges, Inspirations, on April 8 to 9 2019. The present conference is meant to be an annual meeting point and a professional workshop.
Members of the Miskolc Regional Court staff gathered 274 unnecessary telephones, as the Regional Court joined the environmental campaign “It only costs one phone” of the Miskolc Zoo.
The world’s best stenographers, typists and court reporters matched their knowledge at the 52nd Intersteno Congress and World Championship that took place in Cagliari, Sardinia between 13-19 July. Several Hungarian court professionals attended the event, e.g. Krisztina Kollárikné Terjéki, clerk of the XVIII-XIX. District Court of Budapest, who finished second in the category of Note Taking and Reporting.
In the THEMIS competition organized by the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN), the Hungarian team has never achieved such a big success before. The trio made up of dr. Franciska Zsófia Gyuranecz, dr. Dorottya Papp and dr. Bernadett Krausz trainee judges won semi-final D in Sofia, Bulgaria, and received a special prize for the best visual performance. The team tutored by judge dr. Bálint Kovács wrote their paper on judicial ethics and professional conduct dealing with the relation between