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Civil Procedure in Hungary, Second Edition

Civil Procedure in Hungary, Second Edition

By Imre Szabó, Adel Köblös, Sándor Udvary
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Overview

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient volume provides comprehensive analysis of the legislation and rules that determine civil procedure and practice in Hungary. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the book’s clear explanation of distinct terminology and application of rules.

The structure follows the classical chapters of a handbook on civil procedure: beginning with the judicial organization of the courts, jurisdiction issues, a discussion of the various actions and claims, and then moving to a review of the proceedings as such. These general chapters are followed by a discussion of the incidents during proceedings, the legal aid and legal costs, and the regulation of evidence. There are chapters on seizure for security and enforcement of judgments, and a final section on alternative dispute resolution. Facts are presented in such a way that readers who are unfamiliar with specific terms and concepts in varying contexts will fully grasp their meaning and significance.

Succinct, scholarly, and practical, this book will prove a valuable time-saving tool for business and legal professionals alike. Lawyers representing parties with interests in Hungary will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its comparative value as a contribution to the study of civil procedure in the international context.

Publish Date 02/05/2016
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041167491
SKU 10057372-0001
Table of Contents

The Authors

List of Abbreviations

General Introduction

Chapter 1. General Background

Chapter 2. Delimitation of the Subject-Matter and Distinction with Other Types of Procedure

Chapter 3. Sources of Civil Procedure Law

Chapter 4. General Features of the Administration of Justice in Civil Matters

Part I. Judicial Organization

Chapter 1. The Courts and Their Members

Chapter 2. The Bar

Chapter 3. Civil Law Notaries

Chapter 4. Court Bailiffs

Part II. Jurisdiction

Chapter 1. Domestic Jurisdiction

Chapter 2. International Jurisdiction

Part III. Actions and Claims

Chapter 1. Actions

Chapter 2. Claims and Defences

Chapter 3. Sanctions on Procedural Irregularities

Part IV. Proceedings

Chapter 1. Pre-trial Proceedings

Chapter 2. Proceedings in First Instance

Chapter 3. Review Proceedings

Part V. Incidents

Chapter 1. Exclusion of Judges and Courts

Chapter 2. Exculpation of Omission

Chapter 3. Separation and Consolidation

Chapter 4. Interruption, Suspension, Intermission

Chapter 5. Discontinuance of a Lawsuit

Part VI. Legal Costs and Legal Aid

Chapter 1. Legal Costs

Chapter 2. Legal Aid

Part VII. Evidence

Chapter 1. Burden of Proof

Chapter 2. Admissibility of Evidence and Evaluation

Chapter 3. Administration of Evidence

Part VIII. Particular Proceedings

Chapter 1. Contentious Proceedings

Chapter 2. Non-contentious Proceedings

Part IX. Seizure for Security and Enforcement of Judgments

Chapter 1. Enforcement of Judgments

Part X. Arbitration

Chapter 1. Arbitrability

Chapter 2. Arbitration Agreement and Party Autonomy

Chapter 3. Composition of Arbitral Tribunal

Chapter 4. Interim Measures and Preliminary Awards

Chapter 5. Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings

Chapter 6. Arbitral award

Chapter 7. Recourse against Arbitral Awards

Chapter 8. Recognition and Enforcement of Awards

Part XI. Mediation

Chapter 1. Legislation/Definitions

Chapter 2. Rights That Can Be Subject to Mediation

Chapter 3. Mediation Agreement

Chapter 4. Persons/Institutions That Can Act as Mediator

Chapter 5. Mediation Procedure

Chapter 6. Settlement Agreement

Chapter 7. Setting Aside a Settlement Agreement

Chapter 8. International Mediation

Selected Bibliography

Index

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