Practice Relating to Rule 40. Respect for Cultural Property
Hungary’s Law on the Protection of Cultural Property (2006) states:
Breach of the international protection of cultural property
(1) Any person who, at the time of war:
c) makes cultural property under international protection the object of theft or pillage;
d) makes cultural property under international protection the object of destruction or vandalism,
is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment between five to ten years.
(3) The punishment shall be imprisonment between five to fifteen years if the crime referred to in Subsection (1) is committed in connection with cultural property placed under special or enhanced protection by international convention.