HUN-1993-1-001
a)  Hungary / b)  Constitutional Court / c) / d)  22-01-1993 / e)  2/1993 / f)  Popular Referendum Case / g)  Magyar Közlöny (Official Gazette), 6/1993 / h) CODICES (Hungarian).
 
Keywords of the systematic thesaurus:
 
 
Sources - Categories - Written rules - National rules - Constitution.
General Principles - Sovereignty.
Institutions - Legislative bodies - Powers.
Institutions - Elections and instruments of direct democracy - Referenda and other instruments of direct democracy.
 
 
Headnotes:
 
The Court declared that representation is the primary form of the exercise of sovereignty. The Parliament cannot be dissolved by popular referendum (there had been a popular initiative to hold a referendum on the possible dissolution of the existing Parliament). The Constitution defines the circumstances in which Parliament can be dissolved and a popular referendum is not mentioned among them. The result of a popular referendum cannot result in an implied amendment of the Constitution.
 
Languages:
 
Hungarian.