Slovak Parliament Passes Anti-Discrimination Law
Thursday, July 29, 2004 1:50 PM

Slovak Parliament passed on June 29, 2004, a single legal norm concerning the prohibition of discrimination. The law prescribes that in certain circumstances unequal treatment may be allowed, enabling in this way positive discrimination on ethnical and racial basis. The law furthermore [grants] the Slovak National Center for Human Rights (SNSLP) with a right to defend a person in administrative proceedings linked with a violation of the principle of equal treatment.

The text of the law is available here in Slovak.

Cited from:

Message on Balkan Human Rights list-serve, posted by MIRIS (Minority Rights Information System)/EURAC, 28 July 2004.

For more information, see the article in the Slovak Spectator.