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National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) has signed cooperation agreement with nine universities of Hungary. The judiciary and the universities taking part in legal education will tighten their relationships in the fields of legal education, legal dissemination and research.

The National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) - by possessing the knowlegde accumulated in the field of digitalisation of courts - could play a major role in Hungary’s information technology export. 

The number of lawsuits pending for more than two years has been reduced to half at national level – it is a point when we need to come to a halt and acknowledge the results of the judiciary. Therefore, the reporting season is an outstanding event, when it becomes clear what  tasks the courts are dealing with – said the President of the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) at the press conference prior to the general meeting of judges at the Tatabánya Regional Court.

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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.

Judit dr. Polgárné dr. Vida, special advisor to the president in judicial administration of the National Office for the Judiciary talked about the first customer service center opened at the Eger Regional Court in the Inforadio’s program called ‘Paragrafus’ on  5 April 2018.

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Nearly a hundred institutions and organisations participated in the children’s drawing contest „Images of Justice – Colours of Law and Court”, set out by 11 regional courts in cooperation with Zoom Association and the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ).

Nearly half of the regional courts - along with presidents of district courts operating next to them - have rejected the radical move announced last week by the National Judicial Council (NJC). 

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The administrative model founded in 2012 was unique in its own kind, since in Hungary the central administration of the courts is not operated by the Ministry of Justice, but a self-governing body, the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ)- said dr. Tünde Handó, the president of the NOJ at the celebratory opening of the Winter Academy. 

The Hungarian Academy of Justice, as a project partner of the Academy of European Law (Europäische Rechtsakademie, ERA), seeks to help judges in all possible forms to acquire knowledge and be fully prepared in the courtroom – told Dr. András Osztovits, Director of the Hungarian Academy of Justice on the occasion of the opening of the ERA’s training course on “Basic European Union competition law” on 19 February 2019.

22 February is the international day in support of victims of crimes. On this occasion, the National Office for the Judiciary organised a scientific conference on 18 February 2019. The event is closely linked to the National Office for the Judiciary’s “National Witness Care and Victim Protection Programme” which focuses on ensuring the broadest possible support for witnesses summoned to court hearings and victims of crimes.

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"... The patents obtained and the temporary measures associated with them, and most of the lawsuit cases are related to different medicines, information technology and green technology."

22 February is the European Day for Victims of Crime. For this occasion we interviewed Erika Porkoláb, leader of the National Program for Witness Care and Victim Protection.