HUN-1993-2-014

a) Hungary / b) Constitutional Court / c)  / d) 02-07-1993 / e) 48/1993 / f)  / g) Magyar Közlöny (Official Gazette), 87/1993 / h) .

Keywords of the Systematic Thesaurus:

01.03.02.01

Constitutional Justice - Jurisdiction - Type of review - Preliminary / ex post facto review.

05.03.21

Fundamental Rights - Civil and political rights - Freedom of expression.

05.03.23

Fundamental Rights - Civil and political rights - Rights in respect of the audiovisual media and other means of mass communication.

Keywords of the alphabetical index:

Media, access.

Summary:

A bill regulating the distribution of radio and television broadcasting frequencies was sent to the Constitutional Court by the President of the Republic for preliminary review. The Court upheld most of the bill's provisions. It declared, however, that the Government had not fulfilled its duty to regulate the rules for the distribution of licences for local radio and TV studios.

Supplementary information:

One of the justices dissented, joined by another justice.

Languages:

Hungarian.