Chairman of the Competition Council of the GVH

The  Chairman of  the  Competition Council  as  one of  the  two  Vice  Presidents of  the  Gazdasági Versenyhivatal (GVH, Hungarian Competition Authority) is nominated by the President of the GVH to the Prime Minister who, in agreement with the nomination, submits it to the President of the Republic. The Chairman of the Competition Council is appointed for six years by the President of the Republic. The Chairman of the Competition Council ­ like the President ­ must be nominated within the three­month period preceding the  date  of expiry of  the  term of  appointment of  his/her predecessor, and  the procedure required for the appointment must be concluded as early as one month before the date of expiry of the preceding appointment.

The Chairman of the Competition Council:

  • Organises the work of the Competition Council;

  • Supervises compliance with procedural deadlines;

  • Prepares and submits for approval to the President the organisational and operational rules of the Competition Council;

Ensures the publication of the resolutions of the Competition Council.

The Chairman of the Competition Council may act as a member of the competition council proceeding in individual cases.

The Chairman of the Competition Council takes care of the compilation and updating of the position statements of the GVH, which are published on the website of the Authority.

The Chairman of the Competition Council, together with the President of the Authority, may issue notices explaining the foundations of the law­enforcement practice of the GVH.

[He/she is called throughout the texts on this website "the Chairman of the Competition Council"; for the responsibilities of the other Vice President who is generally called "the Vice President", see the title "The Vice President of the GVH".]