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Non-profit sector calls for new bill to be shelved

On December 18, the Sme daily wrote that non-governmental organisations are lobbying against a draft bill on associations that will require them to submit annual reports verified by an auditor.

On December 18, the Sme daily wrote that non-governmental organisations are lobbying against a draft bill on associations that will require them to submit annual reports verified by an auditor.

The associations say the bill violates their constitutional rights, and could even spell their end.

According to lawyer Eva Kovačechová, an example would be an association of parents at a primary school who don’t raise enough money to pay for the audit.

Kovačechová wonders why political parties and companies are not even subject to such strict supervision. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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