Amendments to the rules on mask-wearing

As of 23 October 2020, across the entire territory of the country, those attending a sports event (except for the athletes, the couches, the referees and their assistants) or an open-air gathering falling under the scope of the Act on Assembly (like a demonstration) (except for the speakers while holding their speeches) shall also wear

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The Parliament passed the bill on the extension of the loan repayment moratorium

On 20 October 2020, the Parliament has passed the bill on temporary measures aimed at the stabilization the situation of certain prioritized social groups and enterprises having financial difficulties, according to which the following measures are accepted to be taken: a)  in respect of the unemployed, the persons raising or expecting child, the pensioners and

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The rules of wearing a mask in Budapest to be more strict from 18 September 2020

On 15 September 2020, the Decree No. 46/2020 (IX.15.) of the General Assembly of the Budapest-Municipality Local Government on the amendment of the Local Government’s Decree No. 21/2020 (IV.23.) concerning the protective measures against the spread of the new coronavirus was published in the Official Gazette of Budapest. Due to the second wave of the

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The Corporate White Paper has been published

The new online publication of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology provides practical advice for companies to operate safely, with the aim of preventing the spread of the coronavirus epidemic and reducing the risks during the autumn-winter period. The online publication is available in Hungarian at the following link: https://www.kormany.hu/download/1/3f/d1000/20200901_Vallalati_feher_konyv.pdf#!DocumentBrowse

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Reduction of entry restrictions from 5 September 2020

On Saturday, 5 September 2020, certain regulations reducing the entry restrictions introduced by the Government on Friday night were put into effect. By the new provisions, the former restrictions are now reduced as follows: In respect of the employees of cultural institutes: The employees of Hungarian cultural institutes shall be treated equally with the Hungarian

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Further restrictions implied in relation to the coronavirus epidemics

On 30 August 2020,  the decree of the Government on rendering the regulations concerning the crossing of the country’s borders more strict (as announced by the Government already last Thursday) was published in the Hungarian Official Gazette. The decree is effective as of 1 September 2020. A short summary of the decree’s rules concerning the

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Amendments to the Companies Act and Bankruptcy Act during the emergency situation

Pursuant to the Government Decree, published in the Hungarian Official Gazette on 28 May 2020 (Government Decree No. 249/2020 (V.28.) on the Deviations in the Application of Act XLIX of 1991 on the Bankruptcy and Liquidation Proceeding (hereinafter referred to as the Bankruptcy Act) and Act V of 2006 on Public Company Information, Company Registration

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Further measures within the frameworks of the handling of the epidemic emergency

the Government has adopted the following measures to ease the outdoor access ban in general and specifically in respect to Budapest (earlier than expected). Furthermore, a decision has been made concerning the outdoor events and specific rules on the travel service contracts prevailing during the term of the emergency situation, as follows: I. The operation

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Back from home office – labour protection risk management

Due to the measures of the Government aimed at the easement of the outdoor access bans, introduced since 4 May 2020 first in respect of the territory out of Budapest and later in respect of Budapest as well (as described in details in our previous newsletters), the actors of the economy now consider the restoration

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Regulations regarding the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries

The Government has adopted the following provisions concerning the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries, and the organization of summer camps. Pursuant to the related Government Decree, in line with the previous easing of the restrictions applicable to Budapest and the territory of the country except for Budapest, the provisions concerning the reopening of the kindergartens

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