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Bridge renovator does not have to publish its contracts

Margit híd Consortium does not complete a public task and therefore cannot be obligated to publish its HUF 24 million contracts of the bridge renovation works, online news portal Index reported on Tuesday the decision of Budapest Court of Appeals.

At the same time, the verdict said that the Budapest Municipality is required to make the contract public if asked to do so. The trial kicked off in October 2010 and was initiated by the journalists of Index after that the consortium refused to publish its contracts.