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1. Youth Policy Governance

1.2 National youth law

Last update: 1 April 2024

Existence of a National Youth Law

Currently there is no specific youth law but its necessity arose in every government cycle during of the last 10-15 years. Overall, there have been serious professional and political debates, arguments and counter-arguments about whether Hungary needs a law that summarises and regulates the roles and responsibilities of state and local actors in the youth field. (Youth Policy Review manuscript, 2016) The current government has no plans to introduce a youth law.

Scope and contents

Currently, there is no national law on youth.


Currently, there is no national law on youth.