The Municipal Rights of Disposal over the Territory and its Governmental Restrictions in Hungary

  • Kristóf Balázs Cseh ELTE University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
  • János Fazekas ELTE University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
Keywords: centralization, municipal rights, task-bound assets, Hungary


The centralization process in Hungary affects the local governments too. From 2010, they face weakening of their competencies and taking away of their task and with it, restrictions of their rights in some aspects. This paper aims to explore one aspect of the restriction, the changing of ownership of their task-bound assets with legislative means. To show the process, two cases of such restriction will be examined, both affecting the capital of Hungary, Budapest and both being symbolic project for the Government and the municipalities too.


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