Act no. XXVIII of 2019 on climate politics (1/2019)



Osservatorio sulle fonti / Observatory on Sources of Law


Section: Sources of Law in the EU member States


By Viktor Zoltán Kazai, Central European University, Budapest

Name of the Act/s

Act no. XXVIII of 2019 on the amendment to certain acts related to climate politics / 2019. évi XXVIII. törvény az egyes klímapolitikai tárgyú törvények módosításáról

Date of entry into force of original text

18 April 2019

Date of Text (Adopted)

2 April 2019

Type of text

(name in English / name in the official language)

parliamentary act / törvény

If federal State

If Regional State

Enacted by

Hungarian National Assembly

Reference to the Constitution (art)


Subject area

environmental protection

If the act implements a source of EU Law: cite the relevant EU legal source

Directive (EU) 2018/410 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2018 amending Directive 2003/87/EC to enhance cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments


The act serves the aim of complying with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol and to implement the 2018/410 EU Directive.

Secondary sources/ doctrinal works (if any)

The Environmental Implementation Review 2019, country report Hungary,

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