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Changes to Hungarian consumer protection regulations

The Hungarian Parliament recently passed new legislation transposing the provisions of Directive (EU) 2019/2161 (“Directive“) on the better enforcement and modernisation of Union consumer protection rules, introducing widespread changes to currently effective Hungarian consumer protection laws.

Both the Directive as well as the following Hungarian regulatory changes are a result of the efforts pursued by the European Commission and the Hungarian Parliament to further strengthen the consumer protection laws to better suit and to more efficiently protect consumer rights in the rapidly expanding e-commerce sector.

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