Infiltration of new technologies into the Hungarian evidence law relating to civil cases

Published: Jan 15, 2023
Hungary; civil procedure; evidence; information technology; artificial intelligence.
Viktória Harsági

The article covers the topic of what challenges the Hungarian evidentiary system has faced in recent years in civil cases, primarily from the direction of information technology. The paper provides a comprehensive overview of the responses received from the legislator and where this did not resolve some issues, what kind of challenge this posed for judicial practice. It also provides a brief description of some legal cases where Hungarian courts responded to IT challenges. It confronts the reader with the problems that are still unsolved or are expected to appear in the near future. In the latter area, it is primarily about the questions raised by artificial intelligence.

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