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PACE – Request for opinion - HUNGARY

01/10/2021

By letter dated 15 September 2021, the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe decided to request an opinion of the Venice Commission on the compatibility with international human rights standards of Act LXXIX of 2021 enacted by the Hungarian Parliament on 15 June 2021, in particular where it amends the following Acts: Act XXXI of 1997, Act XLVIII of 2008, Act CLXXXV of 2010, Act CCXI of 2011 and Act CXC of 2011, and notably as concerns its impact on the freedom to receive and impart information on subjects dealing with sexual orientation and gender identity and on other rights and freedoms of LGBTI people.

The draft opinion will be submitted for adoption during the 129th plenary session (10-11 December 2021).
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