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Law No. LV. of 1996 on the protection, management and hunting of wildlife.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Hunting/capture Management/conservation Hunting authorization/permit Hunting gear/hunting methods Protection of habitats Access-to-information Institution Offences/penalties Ranching/captive breeding Hunting rights Liability/compensation Ecosystem preservation Data collection/reporting Community management
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
First entry into force on 1 March 1997. The last consolidated version of the Act entered into force on 5 May 2015.
Abstract

The Law is composed of 8 chapters: Preliminary provisions (1); Protection of game and its habitat (2); Game management (3); Hunting (4); Responsibilities for damages caused by game and for damages caused by hunters (5); Contributions and penalties (6); Duties and competencies of public administration (7); Final provisions (8).

Full text
Hungarian
Website
njt.hu

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3254/91 prohibiting the use of leghold traps in the Community and the introduction into the Community of pelts and manufactured goods of certain wild animal species originating in countries which catch them by means of leghold traps or trapping methods which do not meet international humane trapping standards

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Wildlife products, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Decree-law No. 36 of 1970 on viticulture, fruit production and the wine industry.

Legislation | Hungary | 1970 (1997) | Repealed

Keyword: Viticulture/oenological practices, Transport/storage, Inspection, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Fruits/edible nuts

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Law No. VII of 1961 on forest and wildlife management and its implementing Decree No. 73 of 1981 of the Cabinet on the management of forests and wildlife.

Legislation | Hungary | 1961 (1997) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Forest management/forest conservation, Concession, Institution, Afforestation/reforestation, Timber extraction/logging, Forest service/forest officers, Classification/declassification, Authorization/permit, Cooperative/producer organization, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Cadastre/land registration, Management/conservation, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Decree No. 43 of 2011 (V.26.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on food-hygiene requirements of treatment and marketing of killed wild game.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Food quality control/food safety, Game, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, Meat, Inspection, Registration, Transport/storage, Hunting/capture, Pests/diseases, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 30 of 1997 of the Ministry of Agriculture on the protection, management and hunting of wildlife.

Legislation | Hungary | 1997 (2000)

Keyword: Wild fauna, Seasons, Concession, Management/conservation, Policy/planning, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 79 of 2004 (V. 4.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development laying down implementing provisions of Act No. LV of 1996 on the protection and management of wildlife and on hunting.

Legislation | Hungary | 2004 (2013)

Keyword: Meat, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Ranching/captive breeding, Management/conservation, Game, Keeping of live animals, Marking/identification, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Registration, Seasons, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Governance, Contract/agreement, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 33 of 1997 (II. 20.) Korm. of the Government concerning the rules of imposition of the nature protection fine.

Legislation | Hungary | 1997 (2013)

Keyword: Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 45 of 2012 (V. 8.) VM of the Ministry of and Rural Development laying down health rules as regards animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Public health, Registration, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage, Waste management, HACCP, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health, Internal trade, International trade, Non-edible products, Inspection, Classification/declassification, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 67 of 2011 (VII. 13.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the rules of treatment of foodstuff with ionizing radiation.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Condiments/herbs/spices, Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Radiation, Registration, Standards, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. XLVI of 1997 on the Hungarian National Hunting Chamber.

Legislation | Hungary | 1997

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Non-governmental entity, Institution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 67 of 2011 (VII. 13.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the rules of treatment of foodstuff with ionizing radiation.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Condiments/herbs/spices, Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Radiation, Registration, Standards, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX