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Electorally-relevant laws adopted since 1990 can be viewed in their entirety by clicking on their title in the list.
We provide a list of 12 area topics we considered of interest. The legislation can be searched by selecting an election year and one or several topics, followed by clicking on the 'query database' button.
By clicking on the printer sign you can view a printer friendly version of your search results. It is unfortunately impossible to ensure that every user's printout reproduces the on-screen version exactly.

Election
1990 Parliamentary Elections
1994 Parliamentary Elections
1998 Parliamentary Elections
Law
1989 Act No XXXIV of 1989 on the Election of the Members of Parliament  
1989 Act No XXXIV of 1989 on the Election of the Members of Parliament - with 1994 amendments  
1989 Act No XXXIV of 1989 on the Election of the Members of Parliament - with 1998 amendmends  
1989 Constitution of Hungary - with 1997 Amendments  
 
  Political Parties Act: Law no. XXXIII. of 1989 on the Operation and Financial Functioning of Political Parties and Law no. LXII of 1990 - Modification of Law No. XXXIII. of 1989 on the Operation and Financial Functioning of Political Parties  
  Act No. 1 of 1996 on RADIO AND TELEVISION SERVICES  

Topic
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Organization and Convocation of the Body Elected
Organization of the Franchise & Voter Registration
Election Management Infrastructure
Constituency Structure and Delimitation
Candidate Eligibility and Nomination Procedure
Regulation of the Campaign
Ballot Structure (format, mode of voting)
Polling Procedures
Counting Procedure & Determination of Results
Seat Allocation Procedure
Minority Representation
Violations, Complaints, and Appeals


Electorally relevant legislation

Provisions of Act C of the Year 1997 on the Electoral Procedure pdf file (project translation)

Decree of the Minister of the Interior No. 9/1998. (II.20.) BM on the execution of Act C of 1997 on the Election Procedure during the Election of Members of Parliament (in a uniform structure with the amendments) pdf file

Ministry of the Interior Regulation 48/2001 (Dec. 29) determining the time limits and deadlines for the procedures of the parliamentary elections to be held on April 7 and April 21, 2002 pdf file
University of Essex
Project on Political Transformation and the Electoral Process in Post-Communist Europe
Created by Marina Popescu and Martin Hannavy
Last updated December 12, 2002
Please send your comments and suggestions to mpope@essex.ac.uk