European Court of Justice: ECJ fines Hungary for asylum coverage | EUROtoday

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has imposed monetary sanctions towards Hungary
due to its asylum coverage. Because the nation had not applied supreme courtroom choices on the asylum system, it needed to pay 200 million euros plus a every day penalty of 1 million euros for every day of delay, the judges in Luxembourg determined.

Following a criticism by the EU Commission, the ECJ dominated in December 2020 that Hungary's asylum guidelines violated EU regulation. The nation was returning refugees to Serbia with out ample authorized safety or imprisoning them in so-called transit zones.

In 2022, the EU Commission once more sued Hungary, arguing that the Hungarian authorities had not taken all of the measures required by the 2020 ruling. It demanded that the ECJ order Hungary to pay a penalty positive – which the judges have now accomplished.

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