Institute: Gazdaság- és Társadalomtudományi Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmező u. 15-17.) Credit: 3
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2018/19/2
Level: Mûszaki menedzser BSc angol nyelvû képzés;
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Kohlhoffer-Mizser Csilla Teacher(s): Dr. Kohlhoffer-Mizser Csilla;
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 2 Practice lectures: 0 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
Type of Exam: vizsga
Aim of the subject: Get acquainted with definition of law and state, get usable knowledge about the hungarian law-system, that qualifies the students for having
basic law knowledge as transactor citizens in everyday legal privities, in contractual relations and in economy and they can see through the system
of constiution, the transaction of law the Hungarian Republic’s, get acquainted with the Fundamental Law of Hungary and the specifically important
norms, they rule the basic legal relations.
Week of
Topics of lectures/practices
1. System of politics and jurisprudence, articulation of rule of law.
2. Enforcement of law. Legal relation, legal facts, law.
3. Emergence of law. Thesis of law, legal rule, publication.
4. Types of legal norms. Availabilty of legal norm, mandatory power. Legal norm (complete behavior rule).
5. Speciality of source of law. Formation of law. Constitution of law-source of law. Definition of law.
6. Structure of state, state-organization, specialities of state.
7. Relationship between state and social-econmical environment. System of the state organisations.
8. Function of state.Development of modern state. The fundamental law of Hungary. Constitution of law.
9. Civil law, law of economic companies, basics of business law.10. Family law, protection of children, mediation.
10. Family law, protection of children, mediation.
11. Basics of labour law. Basics of hungarian criminal law.
12. Administration procedure. Local municipalty system of Hungary.
13. Written examination paper I.
14. Supplementary written examination paper
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
written exam, 60 minutes
Compulsory literature: Obligatory: Edited by András Patyi-Ádám Rixer: Hungarian Public Adminisration and Administrative Law. Schenk Verlag. Dialog Campus, ISBN: 978-3-
944850-12-2, 2014
Optional: Phil Harris: An introduction to law (Law in context), Seventh Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2007
Since the publication of its first edition, this textbook has become the definitive student introduction to the subject. As with earlier
editions, the seventh edition gives a clear understanding of fundamental legal concepts and their importance within society. In addition, this book
addresses the ways in which rules and the structures of law respond to and impact upon changes in economic and political life. The title has been
extensively updated and explores recent high profile developments such as the Civil Partnership Act 2005 and the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill.
This introductory text covers a wide range of topics in a clear, sensible fashion giving full context to each. For this reason An Introduction to
Law is ideal for all students of law, be they undergraduate law students, those studying law as part of a mixed degree, or students on social
sciences courses which offer law options.

Konrad Zweigert-Hein Kötz: An introduction to comparative law, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam-New York-Oxford, 1977.
Is referenced to know the law learned in the lecture. The updated hungarian law material is the basic of refernced law, specifically:
- Fundamental Law
- Act CXXX. of 2010. on Constitution of law
- Act IV. of 1959. on Civil Law
- Act C. of 2012. on Criminal Law
- Act LXV. of 1990. on Local Municipalty
- Act CXXXIX. of 2011. on Local Municipalty of Hungary
- Act CXL. of 2004 on Administration Magisterial Procedure and Service
- Act I. of 2012. on Labour Code
- Act IV. of 2006. on Economic Companies
- Act V. of 2013. on Civil Law (comes into force on 1st April, 2014)
- Act LV. of 2002. on Intermediatory Activity