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Act IV of 1869 on the Wield of Judicial Power

The Act IV of 1869 on the wield of judicial power was promulgated 150 years ago, on 15 July 1869 that is a significant stage of the Hungarian judicature, the first pivot to build the modern court organization.

Diverse Europe – a diverse conference: The judiciary is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Hungary’s accession to the EU

The judiciary is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Hungary’s accession to the EU

EJTN AIAKOS Exchange Program – foreign trainee judges, secretary judges and junior judges in Hungary

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).

International Conference on the Aspects of Sovereignty in the Unifying European Area of Justice - Experiences, Challenges, Inspirations

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. 

Winter Academy at the Hungarian Academy of Justice 

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. 

Judges should be fully prepared – an ERA training course in the field of competition law for Hungarian judges

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.

A scientific conference on victim protection at the Hungarian Academy of Justice

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.

Taking the lead also in organising trainings – the first, full week-long training of the judiciary’s new generation has taken place at the Hungarian Academy of Justice

“The Hungarian judicial training system exhibits values that prove to be unique in comparison with other countries” – states Judge Dr. Natasa Fülöp, one of the officers responsible for the professional preparation of the New Generation Trainings. In the first week of February 2019, the Hungarian Academy of Justice organised the first remodelled, full week-long training of judges and court secretaries specialised in civil, economic and labour law.

NOJ Court History Exhibition opened in Győr

On February 7, 2019, the program series entitled “ Court History Exhibition and Conference Tour 2018-2019”, organized by the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ), has arrived in a new venue. The Court History Exhibition opened at the Synagogue in Győr, where participants  could get an insight into the history of the Hungarian court system. The exhibition can be visited till the end of February.

A record number of Hungarian judges participated in national and international judicial training

An outstanding number of Hungarian judges took part in domestic and cross-border training according to the European Commission's 2018 Report on Judicial Training. In Hungary, the entire judiciary has received EU law training and is leading the way in Europe.