Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Lobbying laws heading to parliament

TWO draft laws dealing with lobbying have been submitted for the September parliamentary session; one was authored by the NOVA party and the other was submitted by the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on August 18.

TWO draft laws dealing with lobbying have been submitted for the September parliamentary session; one was authored by the NOVA party and the other was submitted by the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on August 18.

The KDH caucus submitted the same draft law that was not passed in September 2013, the SITA newswire reported. The party maintains that the law on lobbying fits well with the anti-corruption policy that aims to make contacts between constitutional officials and interest groups and lobbyist more transparent.

The law defines who can be a lobbyist and under what conditions lobbying activities can be pursued, as well as the rights and duties of lobbyists and public officials. The law also sets out sanctions for violating the law.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Michaela Terenzani 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

Institutions can be quickly destroyed, but they are hard to build

Head of the To Dá Rozum intiative, Renáta Hall, talks about the impacts of a dispute between the academy of sciences and the Education Ministry.

Renáta Hall

Spectacular Slovakia #3: Unexpected hiking (Enjoy Bratislava's greenery) Audio

In Slovakia, you can hike in the capital city. Listen to the latest episode of our travel podcast to find out more.

The Financial Administration’s head resigns from post

František Imrecze says his decision was spontaneous.

František Imrecze

People will gather to support imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker

The open letter in support of Sentsov has been signed by more than 2,800 people.

People hold posters to support Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who is currently on hunger strike in a Russian jail to demand the release of the other Ukrainian hostages taken by the Kremlin, in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Kiev on August 21, 2018.