Analysis of the Hungarian Legal Practice in Connection with Criminal Offence Descriptions Fulfilled by Administrative Regulations
The study analyses the interpretation of criminal offence descriptions fulfilled by administrative regulations. The background of the study was a criminal case, in which the Hungarian Supreme Court found the defendant not guilty of the criminal offence of damaging scheduled monuments. The author analysed the related decision of the Hungarian Supreme Court, and tried to determine its relation to formerly published court decisions dealing with criminal offence descriptions fulfilled by administrative regulations. The aim of the study was to draw up conclusions that might be utilized by legal practitioners, legislators and legal scholars. The most important result of the research was the systematization of legislative techniques of criminal statutes providing or denying the possibility for administrative regulations to impact the adjudication of criminal cases.