The scope of the extraordinary measures were extended.

On Monday, 22 Febr 2021, the Act I of 2021 on Prevention of the Coronavirus Pandemic (hereinafter: Prevention Act) was adopted by the Hungarian Parliament. According to the Prevention Act the extraordinary measure in relation to the State of Emergency were extended for 90 days, until 23 May 2021. Another article discuss more information about the aforementioned measures, which is available by clicking on that link.

By the adoption of the Prevention Act, the former Government Decrees related to the State of Emergency were taken enter into force again. At the same time, the Prevention Act authorized the Government to enforce all provisions of the Government Decrees mentioned before.

The key measures are the following:

  • the mandatory mask use
  • the particular protection measures to economic
  • wage subsidies
  • some tax exemption and mitigation
  • the curfew maintenance between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The extension of the pandemic measures were necessary because of the quick spreading of the pandemic and also the aim of the effective handling of the pandemic.

The Prevention Act was published in the Hungarian Gazette Vol. 27, 2021.

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