Hungry is going to introduce temporary detention of refugees from third countries


Procedure of arrest is planned to be introduced in Hungary. Since the beginning of June of the present year in the neighbouring to Transcarpathian region Hungary persons arrived from the third countries wishing to get refugees status can be arrested.

“Considering the high level of abuse of rights by the refugees as well as unauthorised leaving of places of stay by the persons seeking refugee status in the country, procedure can be introduced on arrest of this category of persons from July 1, 2013 in Hungary” – it is said in the statement at the website of the agency.

It is also mentioned that Minister of Interior of Hungary Shandor Pinter passed corresponding bill for consideration of the Parliament the aim of which is to introduce appropriate European standards and norms” in Hungarian legislation as well as the implementation of the obligations following from the directives of EU.

The conditions of arrest of persons seeking to get asylum in Hungary are planned to be created separately from Centers of Temporary Stay of the Foreigners.

At the same time it planned to introduce alternative to temporary detention, namely the opportunity of persons’ staying at a definite place, obligatory regular reporting or bail.