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Amendment of Act No XXXIV of 1991 on gambling operations and Act No XVI of 1991 on concessions

Notification Number: 2015/285/HU (Hungary)
Date received: 05/06/2015
End of Standstill: 07/09/2015 ( 06/10/2015)

Issue of comments by: Commission
Issue of detailed opinion by: Commission
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Message 002

Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2015) 01668
Directive 98/34/EC
Translation of the message 001
Notification: 2015/0285/HU

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Nao inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

(MSG: 201501668.EN)

1. Structured Information Line
MSG 002 IND 2015 0285 HU EN 05-06-2015 HU NOTIF



2. Member State
HU


3. Department Responsible
Igazságügyi Minisztérium
EU Jogi Megfelelésvizsgálati Főosztály
Műszaki Notifikációs Központ

Budapest
Kossuth tér 2-4.
H-1055
Tel: (36-1) 795-5733, E-mail: technicalnotification@im.gov.hu


3. Originating Department
Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium
Adózásért és Számvitelért felelős Helyettes Államtitkárság

Budapest
V. József nádor tér 2-4.
H-1052
Tel: (36 1) 795-6482
Fax: (36-1) 795-0078
E-mail cím: zoltan.pankucsi@ngm.gov.hu
Levélcím: H-1052 Budapest, József nádor tér 2-4.


4. Notification Number
2015/0285/HU - SERV60


5. Title
Amendment of Act No XXXIV of 1991 on gambling operations and Act No XVI of 1991 on concessions


6. Products Concerned
Organisation of remote gambling such as sports betting, card games and casino games by way of telecommunications devices and systems; for the operation of traditional gaming casinos, organisation of casino games by way of telecommunications devices and systems


7. Notification Under Another Act
-


8. Main Content
Based on the draft, online sports betting – within the domain of non-liberalised remote gambling – may exclusively be organised by the wholly state-owned gaming service provider 'Szerencsejáték Zrt.' whereas online casino and card games may be organised exclusively by holders of concession rights to operate traditional gaming casinos. With regard to this amendment, the draft also includes legal and tax provisions related to concessions. For the organisation of remote gambling, servers shall be kept in Hungary by the wholly state-owned gaming service provider "Szerencsejáték Zrt." only; this obligation shall not be imposed on other organisers. According to a provision of the draft relating to the operation of traditional gaming casinos, such gaming casinos may be operated by way of telecommunications devices and systems and, in the course of the operation of gaming casinos, casino games may also be conducted by way of telecommunications devices and systems.


9. Brief Statement of Grounds
The amendment concerns the content (indicated in point 8) of Act No XXXIV of 1991 on gambling operations and Act No XVI of 1991 on concessions.


10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
Reference(s) to basic text(s): notifications related to the modification of the basic text:
2011/515/HU, 2012/36/HU, 2013/25/HU, 2013/26/HU, 2013/85/HU, 2013/86/HU, 2014/353/HU
The basic texts were forwarded with an earlier notification: 2011/493/HU


11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure
No


12. Grounds for the Emergency
-


13. Confidentiality
No


14. Fiscal measures
No


15. Impact assessment
-


16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT aspect

No - the draft is neither a technical provision nor a conformity assessment procedure.

SPS aspect

No - the draft is neither a sanitary nor phytosanitary measure.




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