Author: Zoltán SZENTE
Topic category: Legislation
The protection of legitimate expectations as a general principle of the legal system is not known in Hungary. However, some other constitutional propositions play a similar role like the protection of “acquired rights” and “legal certainty”. Although during the 1990s, the Constitutional Court developed a sophisticated concept of the rules of law, after 2010, when a conservative government coalition gained a two-thirds majority, the whole constitutional system was transformed.