Types of procedures

Hungary

Country Report: Types of procedures Last updated: 25/04/22

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Border procedures exist in law but are not applicable at the moment due to the aforementioned state of crisis due to mass migration.

Section 35(7) of the Asylum Act provides that in the case of an unaccompanied child, the asylum procedure shall be conducted as a matter of priority, but in practice this is not always the case.[1] In 2021, the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing (NDGAP) processed the applications with priority in case of three unaccompanied children and two asylum seekers held in asylum detention.[2]

Procedures applied in Hungary:

[1] For example, the HHC is aware of one unaccompanied child who was held in the transit zone for one year, after multiple negative decisions had been issued in his procedure.

[2] Information received from the NDGAP, 7 February 2022.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation