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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law [MPECCoL]

Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic (Ústavný súd Slovenskej republiky)

Slovakia [sk]

Max Steuer

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 May 2024

Subject(s):
Constitutional courts/supreme courts — Comparative constitutional law

General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum
Managing Editor: Martina Mantovani

1 The Slovak Constitutional Court (‘SCC’) is a rule-adjudicating political institution (Rothstein 133–34) that has several exclusive competences reserved to centralized constitutional courts (Cappelletti 53–66), such as constitutional review of legislation and authoritative interpretation of the Constitution of the Slovak Republic (Constitution of the Slovak Republic: September 1, 1992 (as Amended to 2020) (Slovk)). Its constitutionally entrenched role is to be a guardian of constitutionality and hence of the democratic regime in the country which became...
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