Hungarian Penal Code (Act 4 of 1978), Article 195 (1)
if a person responsible for the upbringing, supervision and care of a minor endangers the physical, mental or moral development of the child by not fulfilling his or her obligation, he or she is punishable minimum 1 and maximum 5 year imprisonment
Applicability of the principle of extraterritoriality
Yes, if the offender is a Hungarian citizen. Non-citizens: exigency of double incrimination.
Types of FGM addressed
Hungarian criminal law does not name FGM; it could be punishable under general law ("serious bodily injury causing permanent disability"). No specific mention of FGM in criminal law, thus no distinction is made among the various forms of FGM.
Number of court cases
Availability of information collecting system or reports
Country statistics on cases in general: at the National Police Headquarters (but no category/no data for FGM).
István Szikulai (child protection expert); http://net.jogtar.hu/jr/gen/hjegy_doc.cgi?docid=97800004.TV#lbj795param
Date of entering into force
01/01/1996 (entered into force) '15/09/1997 (modified)