Róbert Répássy has replaced Pál Völner at the Ministry of Justice, after the latter became embroiled in a corruption scandal this week and resigned from his position in the ministry on Tuesday.
Welcome back to the Ministry of Justice, Mr. Secretary of State!
-wrote Justice Minister Judit Varga to Répássy on her Facebook page, adding, “Welcome back on board!”
President János Áder presented Répássy’s appointment as State Secretary at the Sándor Palace on Friday.
Répássy has been a member of Fidesz since 1988, and led the party’s Miskolc branch from 1994 to 1996. From 1998 to 2018, Répássy was a Fidesz MP, and between 2010-2014 he served as State Secretary for Legal Affairs in the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice.
From 2014 to 2015, he was also State Secretary and Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Justice. In 2015, Pál Völner took over from Répássy in the Ministry of Justice.
[HVG][Photo: Judit Varga / Facebook]