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30 years since Slovakia’s ‘shopping list’ constitution

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The Slovak Constitution, adopted 30 years ago, is called a ‘shopping list’ in some legal circles.

Since that day on September 1, 1992, just four months before Czechoslovakia was split into two countries, various parliaments have passed 20 amendments and have tried unsuccessfully to change it another 120 times.

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Today, experts believe that the country’s supreme law should be respected more.

“The Constitution is not a shopping list that anyone can add just because they don’t like something, like, say, a Constitutional Court decision,” he said. Via Ulyssea non-profit organization that advocates for the protection of the rule of law.

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