Regional Courts

There are 20 regional courts in Hungary in the 19 country of Hungary and in Budapest (Budapest-Capital Regional Court).

The regional court shall proceed as the first instance court – in cases defined by law (Code of civil procedure and Code of criminal procedure) – and review appeals lodged against the decisions of district courts and administrative and labour courts in the second instance.

Regional courts are led by the President, and they are legal entities. Chambers, groups as well as criminal, civil, economic and administrative and labour judicial colleges shall operate at regional court. Colleges may operate jointly.