Fidesz Aims To Consolidate Power

June 2011
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p1
Country Report
The article focuses on the impact of new constitution to be passed by Fidesz party which aims for power consolidation in Hungary on April 18, 2011. It says that the new constitution has provoke protests from opposition parties for it will lead to restriction on the government's checks and balances. It states various amendments in the new constitution including the ability of the president to dissolve the parliament, reduction of powers in top court, and ruling against same-sex marriages.


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