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Jul 21, 2020

ECJ rules that Hungary’s law on utility fees does not violate EU regulations

The innovation and technology ministry welcomed the ruling “in favor of Hungary in its dispute against the European Commission”.

 

The innovation and technology ministry has confirmed that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Hungary’s law on utility fees does not violate European Union regulations in prohibiting energy companies to transfer special taxes and transaction fees to private consumers.

Meanwhile, the ruling said Hungary has to ensure legal remedy against its energy market regulations. The ministry welcomed the ruling “in favor of Hungary in its dispute against the European Commission”.

The statement added that Hungary is ready to amend legislation to ensure legal remedy in accordance with the ECJ ruling.