Hungarian Law on Volunteering

The Parliament recognizes volunteer activities based on solidarity among members of society that express volunteer action of citizens and are pursued by individuals and communities without remuneration and for the benefit of others. In order to ensure that these significant social resources are more effectively mobilized to help achieve public purposes as well, the Parliament, through the creation of the present Act, establishes the basic rules of public interest volunteerism and by way of preferences and guarantees it encourages citizens and their organizations to participate in the achievement of societal tasks and public purposes. To achieve these objectives and establish the legal framework of social participation in public interest volunteer activities, the Parliament creates the following Act:

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