Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

Asylum Act (LXXX of 2007)

Legal and administrative framework


The Asylum Act (LXXX of 2007) contains a specific provision for resettlement:

“Section 7 § (5) The minister may grant refugee status to an alien who was granted recognition as a refugee by the competent authorities of another country or the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and to whom the Geneva Convention applies as declared by the refugee authority.”

Moreover, the Governmental Decree 301/2007 is closely related to the Asylum Act. You will find it below, in English, presented in a merged version with the Asylum Act.

Files attached to this content:

Asylum Act (LXXX of 2007) in Hungarian

Asylum Act (LXXX of 2007) in English

Governmental Decree 301/2007 in English