Hungary signed on 15 January 1999 and ratified on 30 November 2001, becoming the 47th State Party.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities
Hungary signed the APIC on 10 September 2002 and ratified on 22 March 2006.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement
BIA under consideration.
The Ministry of Justice has put forward a bill, which would modify amongst others Art. 32 of the Constitution by adding an additional paragraph 4 saying that “the immunity of the President of the Republic does not exclude his responsibility for crimes under the jurisdiction of, and before a permanent international court established by an international treaty.” According to a news report, this bill passed the Parliament’s Defense Committee for a first reading on the 8th of September 2003.
Hungary is a member of Like-Minded Country, OSCE, Council of Europe and of the EU.