News & Events
July 2021 │ Amendment to the Trade Licensing Act

The Trade Licensing Act (Act No. 455/1991 Coll. on Trade Licensing) has been amended with effect from August 1, 2021. The aim is to reduce the bureaucratic burden and make it easier for businesses to carry out their business activities....

June 2021 | Shortening the time limit for lodging a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights

On August 1, 2021, Protocol No. 15 amending the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms will enter into force. The time limit for lodging a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights will be reduced...

May 2021 | Amendment to the Building Act

On May 1, 2021, an amendment to Act No. 50/1976 Coll. on Land Use Planning and Building Order (Building Act) came into force, which aims to streamline the regulation of advertising constructions and thus strengthen the fight against visual smog....

April 2021 │ European Electronic Communications Code – Implementing Legislation in Slovakia

On February 19, 2021, a draft bill of the new Slovak Electronic Communications Act was published and the formal interdepartmental consultation process commenced. The purpose of the new Act is to transpose Directive (EU) 2018/1972 of 11 December 2018 establishing...

March 2021 | A new Act on Protection of Competition

The Government of the Slovak Republic has approved a bill on protection of competition, which, once approved by the parliament, should enter into force on May 1, 2021. The bill on protection of competition transposes into Slovak law Directive (EU)...