Hungary respects Commission’s infringement procedures

Tuesday February 21st, 2012

The European Commission has received replies from the Hungarian Government in relation to infringement procedures started on 17 January 2012.  

The Commission will now carry out a full legal analysis to assess whether Hungary has taken appropriate and concrete steps to ensure the compatibility of Hungarian law with the European Treaties on the following issues: 

  • The independence of the national central bank
  • The retirement age of judges and prosecutors
  • The independence of the data protection supervisory authority

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