Communication concerning the Plenary Session of the Curia held on the 30th of January 2017

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16 February 2017

Dr. Péter DARÁK, President of the Curia of Hungary convoked the Plenary Session of Curia judges on the 30th of January 2017 to the Curia’s future premises at Kossuth Square, which is currently occupied by the Museum of Ethnography.

In his welcome address, the chief justice of the country’s supreme judicial forum emphasised that the Curia – which had entered its sixth year of operation – would face additional changes this year. He underlined that 2017 would be a year primarily for preparing for the application of the new procedural codes.

Subsequently, the heads of the jurisprudence-analysing working groups reported on the topics to be analysed by them in 2017 and on the methods of their examination.

The guest speaker of the meeting, Mr. Tamás SÁRKÖZY, Chairman of the Hungarian Lawyers’ Association delivered a lecture on the new logic of the functioning of the economy.

At the Plenary Session, the President of the Curia bestowed an “Amicus Curiae” medallion on Mr. Tamás LÁBADY, titular university professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University, the “Judge of the Curia in 2016” medallion on Ms. Katalin CSERE, Head of Panel at the Criminal Department of the Curia and the “Official of the Curia in 2016” medallion on Ms. Gyuláné HALÁSZ JENŐ, administrative assistant at the Administrative and Labour Department of the Curia.

Budapest, the 31st of January 2017

Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary