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Controversial paedophile law also on agenda

Parliament to vote on budget, pandemic-related regulations in two-day session

Parliament will vote on over 20 proposals at its two-day meeting next week, including the 2022 budget and transitional regulations for the pandemic-related special legal order.

The meeting will start at 1 pm on Monday with speeches prior to the agenda, interpellations and immediate questions to the government.

On Tuesday, parliament will meet at 9 am to decide on over 20 proposals, including the final draft of the 2022 budget and temporary regulations during the coronavirus pandemic. It is also expected to vote on harsher punishments for paedophile crimes and a proposal to free certain local council-owned rental properties for sale. It will also vote on allocating funds for the foundation for the Hungarian campus of the Chinese Fudan University, a student district in Budapest and new legislation on national data assets.

Parliament may also vote on a new member of the Constitutional Court and on a 10 million forint fine imposed on opposition Jobbik head Peter Jakab, for violating house rules.

Next week’s will be the last meeting of parliament’s spring session.

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