The Fundamental Law of Hungary (2011, amended 2013) (excerpts)


(25 April 2011)



Article XV

(1) Everyone shall be equal before the law. Every human being shall have legal capacity.

(2) Hungary shall guarantee the fundamental rights to everyone without discrimination and in particular without discrimination on grounds of race, colour, sex, disability, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or any other status.

(3) Women and men shall have equal rights.

(4) By means of separate measures, Hungary shall promote the achievement of equality of opportunity and social inclusion. 

(5) By means of separate measures, Hungary shall protect families, children, women, the elderly and persons living with disabilities.