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Constitution of the Slovak Republic

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Slovakia

Article 28 (1) The right to peaceful assembly is guaranteed. (2) Conditions for exercising this right shall be laid down by law in the event of assemblies in public places , if such measures is necessary in a democratic society to protect the rights and freedoms of others, public order, health and morals, property or the security of the State. An assembly may not be made conditional on the issuance of an authorization by a state authority. Article 29( 1) The right of free association is guaranteed. Everyone has the right to associate freely with others in clubs, societies or other associations. (2) Citizens have the right to establish political parties and political movements and to associate in them. (3) The exercise of rights pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 may be restricted only in cases laid down by law if it is necessary in a democratic society for reasons of State security, to protect public order, to prevent criminal acts, or to protect the rights and freedoms of others. (4) Political parties and political movements, as well as clubs, societies or other associations separated from the State. Article 37(1) Everyone has the right to freely associate with others to protect their economic and social interests. (2) Trade unions are established independently of the State. It is inadmissible to limit the number of trade unions organizations, as well as to give some of them preferential status in an enterprise or a branch of the economy.(3) The activity of trade unions and the founding and operation of other associations protecting economic and social interests may be restricted by law, if such measure is necessary in a democratic society to protect the security of the State, public order, or the rights and freedoms of others. (4) The right to strike is guaranteed. The conditions shall be laid down by law. Judges, prosecutors, members of the armed forces and armed corps, and members and employees of Fire and Rescue Brigades do not have this right.