Slovakia: Overview

The principal piece of legislation regulating competition law in the Slovak Republic is Act No. 136/2001 on the Protection of Competition, as amended (Competition Act). From its entry into force on 1 May 2001, it has been amended six times; the latest amendment, adopted by the Slovak parliament on 14 May 2014 and published in the Collection of Laws under No. 151/2014, is a reaction to the experience and problems raised in decision-making practice, and entered into force on 1 July 2014.