Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Prosecutor’s office will publish dates of disciplinary proceedings

PEOPLE will now be able to learn about the dates of disciplinary commission meetings as they will be published on the website of the Office of the General Prosecutor. Deputy General Prosecutor René Vanek made the decision after the Sme daily reported in its October 7 issue that it is nearly impossible for ordinary people to exercise their right to attend the sessions because they are not published.

PEOPLE will now be able to learn about the dates of disciplinary commission meetings as they will be published on the website of the Office of the General Prosecutor. Deputy General Prosecutor René Vanek made the decision after the Sme daily reported in its October 7 issue that it is nearly impossible for ordinary people to exercise their right to attend the sessions because they are not published.

The Office of the General Prosecutor will change this practice even though it said last week that it cannot interfere in the activities of the disciplinary committees, as they are independent from the law. Yet, the same law stipulates that the sessions are public, Sme wrote.

The daily also pointed to this practice in connection with the disciplinary proceeding held against Dobroslav Trnka for the dubious transfer of the Glance House real estate development in Bernolákovo, a municipality near Bratislava.

The Office of the General Prosecutor will also publish the valid rulings of the committees. Though they used to be published in the past, they were automatically deleted after three months, the SITA newswire wrote.

“Based on the new decision the settings of the system will change and these rulings will be published until the moment of their erasure,” Predajňová told SITA.

The prosecutor’s office has meanwhile published the first three rulings. Yet, it is not possible to identify the prosecutors they relate to since they are anonymous. The day on which the proceeding against Trnka will take place has not been published yet, Sme wrote.

Source: Sme, SITA

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Long-neglected Renaissance house in Bratislava’s centre reveals its secrets Photo

The National Trust is bringing the historical Rómer’s house back to life.

Renaissance Rómer’s house in the Bratislava's Old Town

Slovak healthcare needs thousands of medical workers

Slovak doctors, nurses and midwives are not hesitating in finding better work conditions abroad.

Illustrative Stock Photo

RE-inventing modern theatre Photo

This year's international theatre festival REvolves around the prefix “re”, playing with its meanings and connotations, while also commemorating the years in (Czecho-)Slovak history ending with 8.

TR Warsaw: My Struggle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 21 and September 30, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Kapitulská