Dr. Zoltán Márki

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Head of the Criminal Department of the Curia of Hungary

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Education

1988: lawyer, Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
1990: professional legal examination
2000: specialist in traffic law, Eötvös Lóránd University, Postgraduate Institute

Positions and posts held

1988−1990: court clerk, Central District Court of Pest
1990: trainee judge, Central District Court of Pest
1 December 1990 − 14 March 1996: Pest Central District Court, Group BIII, judge at the Criminal Department (offences against sexual morality, violent crimes against property, traffic offences, crimes against public officials, crimes against the administration of justice, crimes against the purity of public life, crimes against public order)
15 March 1996 − 9 July 2002: judge assigned to the Ministry of Justice of Hungary
15 March 1996 − 6 October 1996: head of division, Criminal Law Codification Department, Ministry of Justice
7 October 1996 − 16 September 1998: Deputy Head of the Criminal Law Codification Department, Ministry of Justice (appointed to head the Department from 1 April 1998)
1 September 1998 − 5 September 2000: Head of the Criminal Law Codification Department, Ministry of Justice
6 September 2000 − 9 July 2002: unit chief at the Ministry of Justice performing the functions of Deputy State Secretary No II, responsible for the preparation of criminal legislation, pardons, legal representation, and supervision of the professional and economic activities of the penitentiary service
15 February 2002 − 9 July 2002: senior government officer
10 July 2002 −    : judge assigned to the Supreme Court of Hungary for an indefinite period, responsible for the preparation of uniformity decisions
1 September 2005 −    : judge at the Supreme Court of Hungary
1 May 2012 −    : head of judicial panel, Curia of Hungary
10 September 2015 − 18 April 2017: Acting Head of the Criminal Department of the Budapest Court of Appeal
12 January 2021 − 14 March 2021: head of judicial panel, responsible for administrative tasks relating to the operation of the Criminal Department of the Curia of Hungary
15 March 2021 −    : Head of the Criminal Department of the Curia of Hungary

Memberships

1999 −    : member of the Professional Legal Examination Board
2013: member of the committee preparing the concept of the new Code of Criminal Procedure

Awards and prizes

15 March 2000: Deák Ferenc Prize, Ministry of Justice