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Name: Act No. 365/2004 of 20 May 2004 on equal treatment in certain areas and protection against discrimination, amending and supplementing certain other laws (Anti-Discrimination Act).
Country: Slovakia
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-05-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Zbierka Zakonov, 2005, Ciastka 153, pp. 3579-3592
Unofficial English translation, 23 p.
ISN: SVK-2004-L-68611
Bibliography: Zbierka Zakonov, 2005, Ciastka 153, pp. 3579-3592
Unofficial English translation, 23 p.
Act in English Act in English International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific PDF PDF (consulted on 2006-12-12)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation against discrimination.

Defines direct and indirect discrimination (section 2). Prohibits discrimination in education, social protection, healthcare, employment, etc. In particular, section 5 provides for equal treatment with regard to social security and sections 6 and 7 deal with equal treatment in employment.

Also amends Act No. 308/1993 to provide for changes in the status of the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights which ensures the legal protection to victims of discrimination.

Amends numerous other acts.
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