állam elleni bűncselekmény



offence against the state


Comparative law notes

According to the Hungarian Criminal Code, 10 criminal offenses belong to this category. This is an umbrella term.

Definitions of offence against the state

an illegal attack on the lawful government of a country eg treason. The term is sometimes used in a looser sense to refer to some, most, or all crimes (ie breaking the law).

The charge of inducing a person to commit an offence against the state was widely used to crush dissent under the former military regime.