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The district court situated at the seat of the regional court; in Budapest, Buda Central District Court. Appeals are handled by the regional courts or, in Budapest, by Budapest-Capital Regional Court.
Request for review by the Supreme Court (Curia), to be submitted to the court which issued the decision at first instance.
The review procedure under Article 19 must be initiated at the district court acting at first instance, in accordance with the rules of retrial (Act III of 1952 on the Code of Civil Procedure, Chapter XIII, Sections 260-269).
Ministry of Justice of Hungary
Kossuth tér 2-4,
Tel.: (36) 1 795 4846,
Fax: (36) 1 795 0463,
In proceedings pursuant to Article 21(2), the district court situated at the seat of the regional court or, in Budapest, Buda Central District Court. In proceedings pursuant to Article 21(3), the district court in whose jurisdiction the court bailiff acting in the enforcement procedure is established.
(a) Forms for submitting an application: Hungarian
(b) Forms for submitting a request: Hungarian, English or German
(c) For other communication, the Central Authority upon request accepts English and German in addition to Hungarian.
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