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Corporate Criminal Liability in Hungary

  • Ferenc SanthaEmail author
  • Szilvia Dobrocsi
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Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 9)

Abstract

The aim of this article is to examine the present criminal liability of legal persons in Hungary. Firstly, the historical background and the codification process of the Act CIV of 2001 on the Criminal Measures Applicable to Legal Persons is shortly outlined. Second, a possible theoretical model of Hungarian corporate liability principles and its substantive features are introduced and discussed. Third, the questions of sanctioning and finally the issues of procedure will be analyzed with regard to the problems that have arisen in applying this special form of liability in practice.

Keywords

Criminal Code Legal Person Criminal Proceeding Natural Person Legal Entity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawInstitute of Criminal Sciences, University of MiskolcMiskolcHungary
  2. 2.Department of Criminal Procedure Law and Law EnforcementKároli Gáspár Reformed UniversityBudapestHungary

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