July 2006
Background Notes on Countries of the World: The Slovak Republic;Jul2006, p3
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The article discusses the government and political conditions of Slovakia. The unicameral National Council of the Slovak Republic is the highest legislative body. A constitutional amendment allowing for direct election of the president was passed by the Parliament, and Rudolf Schuster was elected president in 1999. The Supreme Court is Slovakia's highest appellate forum. A Judicial Council was created by a legislation in 2002. The principal government officials are listed.


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