Declarations
Reservations

Articles: 2,4,8,15,16,17,18,23

(Declarations)
"To Article 2
In the Republic of Hungary the Ministry of Justice is designated as the Central Authority in accordance with Article 2 of the Convention.

To Article 8
Members of the judicial personnel of the requesting authority may be present at the execution of a Letter of Request executed by the requested court, subject to prior permission by the Hungarian Central Authority.

To Article 15
In accordance with Article 15 of the Convention the diplomatic officer or consular agent of a Contracting State may in the territory of the Republic of Hungary take the evidence in aid of proceedings commenced in the courts of a state which he represents without prior permission of the Hungarian authorities provided that the person affected is exclusively national of the sending state of the diplomatic officer or consular agent. Taking of evidence shall not involve applying or holding out of the prospect of compulsion or disadvantageous legal consequences.

To Article 17
In the Republic of Hungary the Central Authority is entitled to give the permission set out in Paragraph 2 of Article 17 of the Convention.

To Article 23
The Hungarian authorities will not execute Letters of Request issued for the purpose of obtaining pre-trial discovery of documents."

(Reservations)
"To Paragraph 2 of Article 4
The Republic of Hungary excludes the application of Paragraph 2 of Article 4 of the Convention.

To Article 16
The Republic of Hungary excludes the application of Article 16 of the Convention.

To Article 18
The Hungarian authorities do not give assistance to the taking of evidence of the diplomatic offer or consular agent in accordance with Article 15 of the Convention or the commissioner in accordance with Article 17 of the Convention by applying measures of compulsion."