Month: August 2016

Mandatory nutrition labeling of pre-packaged food from mid-December 2016

The provisions of Regulation No. 1169/2011/EU on the provision of food information , implying mandatory nutrition labeling of pre-packaged food, will enter into force on 13 December 2016.

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Misleading timeshare vacation offers

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) has issued a resolution in which it is stated that SWF HOLDER Kft. has been misleading customers with its timeshare vacation offers since May 2014.

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More employers need to elect an occupational safety representative

A recent amendment to Act No. XCIII of 1993 on Occupational Safety (Mvt.), effective as of 8 July 2016, imposes the mandatory election of occupational safety representatives (OSR) on a larger group of employers.

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New modifications in the EKAER system from 1 August

Amendments are made to some of the provisions of Act No. XCII of 2003 on the Procedural rules of taxation (Art.) governing the Electronic Public Road Trade Control System (EKAER) as of 1 August 2016.

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Amendments to the Labour Code

A new set of laws issued in June 2016 governing the 2017 Central Budget made amendments to Act No. I of 2012 on the Labour Code (Mt.).

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