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Hunting Act No. 274/2009.

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act, which is composed of 84 articles and three Annexes, establishes: (a) conditions of conservation of biodiversity and healthy populations of wildlife and its natural habitats; (b) recognition, changes and usage of hunting zones; (c) hunting management, planning and documentation; (d) protection of hunting and animals, care for animals, improvement of living conditions of animals and competence of hunting guard; (e) creation, registration and termination of hunting organizations; (f) organization, competence and status of Slovak hunting chamber; (g) conditions of hunting and game utilization; (h) compensation of damage caused by hunting or game; (i) competence of state administration in the hunting area and state supervision in hunting; (j) liability for breach of the obligations established by this Act. This Act does not apply to those individuals of equine animals which are kept in farmed and considered as livestock.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 September 2009.
Serial Imprint
Collection of Laws No. 274 of 2009.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Zakon o polovnictve.
Amended by