Criminal Code (excerpts)

Criminal Code of Hungary (excerpts)

Incitement to hatred / Dissemination of racist ideas
 

§269: incitement against a community: A person who incites to hatred before the general public against (a) the Hungarian nation; (b) any national, ethnic, racial group or certain groups of the population, shall be punishable for a felony offence with imprisonment up to three years.  Proposed amendment to §269 to ensure punishment of racial expression – adopted by Hungarian Parliament, but judged unconstitutional by Constitutional Court in May 2004 - unamended article still valid.