CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROCEDURE IN THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC (2016–2020) FROM THE PERSPECTIVES OF MAJOR PROBLEMATIC AREAS

Simona Farkašová

Abstract


The paper concerns the issue of large constitutional activities of The National Council of the Slovak Republic during the 7th parliamentary term from 2016 until 2020. While discussing the quantity of constitutional activities of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, first of all, the author points to the theoretical matters concerning the Slovak polylegal constitutional system and legal regulation of the constitutional amendment procedure. This document summarizes results of constitutional amendment procedure – all constitutional initiatives, including adopted constitutional Acts in a form of the basic statistical data from the 1st to the 7th election term (1994–2020) and extended statistical data in the 7th election term (2016–2020) of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. The imminent part of this document is the analysis of abovementioned data, the synthesis of the major practical and legislative problems that causes the numerous proposals of the Constitution Acts, mainly by deputies of the parliament and subsequently the description of the proposal de constitutione ferenda, or de lege lata to improve the stability and quality of the Constitution of the Slovak Republic.


Keywords


constitutional amendments, the process of amending the constitution, the 7th electoral terms of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, stability of the constitution, the parliamentary opposition

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