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2011. December 20.
Decision 166/2011 on constitutionality of the amendments of the Criminal Procedure Code
Decision number: Decision 166/2011. (XII. 20.)
Subject of the case:
Constitutionality of the amendments of the Criminal Procedure Code
Amendments made to the Criminal Procedure Code introduced a rule that certain cases are heard at the Court where the prosecutor presses charges and the manner in which witness data is handled limits the freedom of information and the introduction of a 120-hour detention rule, resulting in the defendant having no access to an attorney for the first 48 hours have raised concern on whether they respected the Constitution and international treaty obligations.