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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2005-01-19 13:48 UTC (ferencik.igor@enviro.gov.sk)
Date of last update
2015-03-06 09:26 UTC (natalia.mogelska@enviro.gov.sk)
Date of publication
2015-03-06 09:26 UTC (natalia.mogelska@enviro.gov.sk)

General information
  • Slovakia
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Environment, Department of environmental risks and biosafety
Ministry of Environment, Department of environmental risks and biosafety
Namestie L. Stura 1
Slovakia, 812 35
Phone:+421 2 5956 2400,+421 905 669 515
Fax:+421 2 5956 2508
Url:Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Contained use
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Unintentional transboundary movements and emergency measures
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
Competent National Authority in the Slovak Republic, on use of genetically technologies as well as genetically modified organisms upon the Act. 151/2002 Coll. and its executive Regulation 399/2005 Coll.
Administrative Body for editing approvals on utilization of genetically technologies and living modified organisms in contained use, to the release of living modified organisms in the environment for experimental purposes {field trials} as well as to the release the living modified organisms on the market [not for food and feed].
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Animals
    • Vertebrates
    • Invertebrates
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
Additional contact information
Contact person
Ing. Henrieta Čajková
Department of environmental risks and biosafety
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Namestie L. Stura 1
812 35 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Phone:+421 905 669 515

Records referencing this document (8)
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Country's Decision or any other Communication2 records
Law, Regulation or Guideline4 records
Risk Assessment2 records