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More EU laws needed

DEPUTY PM for EU Integration Pál Csáky said Slovakia must still approve 20 laws before EU entry in May 2004.

He therefore proposes that the laws be discussed in a shortened legislative procedure so that they could take effect as soon as possible.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that the legislation includes a law on anti-discrimination, an amendment to the law on retail chains, and a law on lobbying.

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