FTC Support Group Association vs. Hungarian Football Federation 1:0

The FTC SGA initiated proceedings because the HFF rejected its request to access the list of members serving on the Licensor’s Committe. In 2006, the Committee decided on the exclusion of the FTC from the first division. Read on for the details.

Today, the Capitol Court handed down its first instance decision in the lawsuit initiated by the FTC SGA. The Group initiated prceedings to find out the names of members of the Licensor's Committee responsible for excluding the FTC from the first division.

In its decision –deemed groundbreaking by the HCLU – the Capitol Court ordered the HFF to make public the requested data, since the list of Committee members is considered public interest data.
The FTC SGA was represented by the HCLU legal-aid service.

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