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Fundamental Law – Cardinal Law – Historical Constitution: The Case of Hungary since 2011
Fundamental Law – Cardinal Law – Historical Constitution: The Case of Hungary since 2011

Author(s): Gábor Schweitzer
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: STS Science Centre Ltd
Keywords: Historical constitution; fundamental law; cardinal law; Holy Crown of Saint Stephen; suspension of the historical constitution; historicizing elements of the constitution.

Summary/Abstract: The paper is focusing on the revitalization of the idea of historical constitution in Hungary after the adoption of the new constitution (Fundamental Law) of 2011. This notion has many faces and it is determinded by long legal history of Hungary. The author has also reflected the new terminology of the new Hungarian constitutional law. He focuses mainly on the notion of fundamental law, cardinal law and the Holy Crown of Saint Stephen in the Hungarian historical and modern constitution.

  • Issue Year: 4/2013
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 124-128
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English