Legal aid

Slovakia

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Slovakia

National rule: Legal Aid Act

Act No 327/2005 PDF (328 Kb) sk on the provision of legal aid, by which the Slovak Republic transposed the Legal Aid Directive, has been in force since 1 January 2006.


Article 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities

Applications shall be handed in or sent to the Legal Aid Centre’s office serving the place where the applicant normally or temporarily resides.

Article 14(2), second indent - Receiving and transmitting authorities' geographical areas of jurisdiction

Geographical territory where the Legal Aid Centre has jurisdiction: Slovak Republic.

Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications

Means of communication:

  • submission of applications in person at one of the Centre’s offices
  • sending of applications via a postal operator to one of the Centre’s office addresses

Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application

Languages in which applications may be submitted: Slovak.

Last update: 07/11/2018

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