Venice Commission: Law on Administrative Courts ‘Lacking Checks and Balances’

Under Hungary’s new law on administrative courts “very extensive powers are concentrated in the hands of a few stakeholders” while the legislation lacks “effective checks and balances to counteract those powers”, the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission said in an opinion published on Friday. Members of the European Union have the sovereign right to set … Continue reading Venice Commission: Law on Administrative Courts ‘Lacking Checks and Balances’