The Police Law
Law No. 171/1993 Coll.
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Slovakia
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1993 (171)
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Related Policy

Amended by the Laws 251/1994 Coll., 233/1995 Coll., 315/1996 Coll., 253/1997 Coll., 12/1998 Coll., 73/1998 Coll., 256/1998 Coll., 116/2000 Coll., 323/2000 Coll., 367/2000 Coll., 490/2001 Coll., 48/2002 Coll., 182/2002 Coll., 422/2002 Coll., 166/2003 Coll., 155/2003 Coll., 458/2003 Coll., 537/2004 Coll., 69/2005 Coll., 534/2005 Coll., 558/2005 Coll., 255/2006 Coll., 25/2007 Coll., 247/2007 Coll., 342/2007 Coll., 86/2008 Coll., 297/2008 Coll., 491/2008 Coll., 214/2009 Coll., 290/2009 Coll., 291/2009 Coll., 495/2009 Coll., 594/2009 Coll., 547/2010 Coll., 192/2011 Coll., 345/2012 Coll., 75/2013 Coll., 307/2014 Coll., 139/2015 Coll., 397/2015 Coll., 444/2015 Coll.

  • The Police represents an armed security corps performing tasks in the field of public order and security, the fight against crime including its organised forms and international forms and tasks for the police force resulting from the international commitments of the Slovak Republic.
  • Law No. 564/1991 Coll. on municipal police, as amended by the laws 250/1994 Coll., 319/1999 Coll., 333/2003 Coll., 445/2008 Coll., 8/2009 Coll., 214/2009 Coll., 105/2011 Coll., 273/2015 Coll. and 125/2016 Coll. The purpose of the law is to define the basic tasks of the municipal police, its organization and the rights and obligations.
  • Law No. 321/2002 Coll. on Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, as amended by the law 512/2002 Coll., 455/2004 Coll., 570/2005 Coll., 11/2006 Coll., 333/2007 Coll., 144/2008 Coll., 59/2009 Coll., 494/2009 Coll., 220/2011 Coll., 45/2012 Coll., 99/2014 Coll. and 378/2015 Coll. This law regulates the status of the basic components of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, their role and their use, management, command and control of the armed forces, mobilization of forces and preparation of the armed forces. Further it defines military weapons and weapon system and regulates their use, and the use of coercive measures, international cooperation of the armed forces and the deployment of armed forces outside the territory of the Slovak Republic.
  • Law No. 281/2015 Coll. on the service of professional soldiers, as amended by the laws 378/2015 Coll. and 125/2016 Coll.This law regulates the state service of professional soldiers and the legal relations connected with the establishment, alteration and termination of their service.

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Regulatory instruments