Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Hungarian government has declared a state of emergency as of 11 March 2020 by Government Decree 40/2020 (III.11.). As a result of the state of emergency, several economic measures have been introduced which are to be applied until the lifting of the state of emergency. The Hungarian government introduced specific procedural rules by adopting Government Decree 74/2020 (III.31.) which impact civil court procedures ("Government Decree"). The Government Decree is effective as of 31 March 2020 and the specific provisions must also be applied in pending procedures. The Hungarian government introduced new provisions in enforcement procedures by adopting Government Decree 57/2020 (III.23.), effective as of 24 March 2020. In order to learn more, please download the file below.