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Hungary

Constitution as adopted on 20 August 1949, updated to 1996.

Article 68

    (2) The Republic of Hungary shall provide for the protection of national and ethnic minorities and ensure their collective participation in public affairs, the fostering of their cultures, the use of their native languages, education in their native languages and the use of names in their native languages.

Article 70A

    (1) The Republic of Hungary shall respect the human rights and civil rights of all persons in the country without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origins, financial situation, birth or on any other grounds whatsoever.

Note: The complete text of the Constitution and further information on the constitutional background of Hungary are provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Bern.


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