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Governing coalition plans to limit parliamentary immunity

THE GOVERNING coalition announced plans to limit parliamentary immunity in cases when MPs are caught driving under the influence of alcohol, following a meeting of the Coalition Council on November 15, the TASR news wire reported.

Members of the Parliamentary Mandate and Immunity Committee will have the task of preparing such a proposal.

Member of the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), MP Ján Cuper, caused a car accident in Modra (Bratislava region) while driving under the influence of alcohol. However, he will escape criminal prosecution due to his parliamentary immunity.

Compiled by Beata Balogová from press reports
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