Collective redressOpt-in/Opt-outLegislation
YesOpt-outSection 92 of Hungarian Competition Act (1996. évi LVII. törvény a tisztességtelen piaci magatartás és a versenykorlátozás tilalmáról); Sections 38-38/A of Hungarian Consumer Protection Act (Act CLV of 1997) (1997. évi CLV. törvény a fogyasztóvédelemről); Sections 580-591 of the new Hungarian Code of Civil Procedure effective as from 1 January 2018 (Act CXXX of 2016 on the Code of Civil Procedure, in Hungarian: 2016. évi CXXX. törvény a polgári perrendtartásról).

Hungarian collective redress framework 

Hungary introduced class actions with the opt-out model in the Competition Act and then in the Consumer Protection Act. The Hungarian Code of Civil Procedure, introduced an opt-in scheme applicable certain matters.


The Hungarian Competition Act – GVH

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