In order to execute the Hungarian Economy Protection Action Plan, some provisions of the Hungarian Bankruptcy Act and the Company Registry Act must be applied differently based on a government decree adopted in the end of May 2020 (Government Decree).
The Hungarian Government promulgated a decree (229/2020) entered into force on 1 June 2020, amending the decrees on certain procedural measures in force during an emergency (74/2020.) and on certain penitentiary rules in connection with the declaration of a state of emergency (90/2020.).
The use of video conferencing technology in the court rooms is increasing in Hungary; in the past year 3163 remote court hearings were held. Up until now, 72 courtrooms are equipped with electronic devices ensuring the remote appearance before the court.