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Institutions, organisations and useful links related to Slovak law

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

Minister: Lucia Žitňanská


Slovak Bar Association

- an independent, self-governing professional organisation with about 4,100 attorneys and 1,220 trainees as members.


Chamber of Notaries

- a self-governing professional organisation representing notaries in Slovakia. Its mission is to protect the interests of members, supervise their activities, and perform additional functions as required by law.


Public Defender – Ombudsman

Pavel Kandráč was elected Public Defender of Rights by the Slovak Parliament on March 19, 2002, becoming the country’s first ombudsman; he was re-elected to another five-year term on January 30, 2007.


Elektronická zbierka zákonov

- The electronic collection of the text of Slovak laws (only in Slovak).


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