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Judge sacked, first time ever

FOR the first time ever in Slovakia, the Supreme Court's disciplinary panel has punished a judge by using its highest possible sanction: dismissal as a judge. Banská Bystrica regional court judge Alexander Mojš has appealed the decision.

Mojš continued acting in a bankruptcy proceeding of the company Preglejka when the group of creditors filed an objection of prejudice against him.

Although in the past he has called for tougher penalties for erring judges, Justice Minister Daniel Lipšic disagreed with the punishment, saying that he believed that Mojš had not acted unjustly.

President of the Banská Bystrica regional court Ľudovít Bradáč assumes that the sacking of the judge will increase tensions within the judiciary and evoke negative reactions from the public.

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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