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Hungary: Fifth Amendment of Controversial Constitution Planned

Published: June 10, 2013; 09:19 · (Vindobona)

The controversial Hungarian constitution is supposed to be changed for the fifth time since the EU Commission threatened the country with infringement proceedings.

The Hungarian government is ready to abadon two paragraphs in the constitution objected by the European Union, Exterior Minister Janos Martonyi annouced on Friday, according to reports by Hungarian news agency MTI. The passage where the state can collect new taxes for the coverage of payment liabilities, arising from decision by the Hungarian Constitutional Court, the European…

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