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Implementation of Geoblocking Regulation in Slovakia

This page gives state of play of the implementation of the Geoblocking in Slovakia, and the local points of contact.

Enforcement Body 

Slovenská obchodná inšpekcia (Slovak Trade Inspection)

Postal Address: Slovenská obchodná inšpekcia

P.O. Box 29
Bajkalská 21/A
827 99 Bratislava 27
Slovakia

Phone: +421 2 58 27 21 60

E-mail: info@soi.sk

Assistance to Consumer Bodies

Európske spotrebiteľské centrum v SR (European Consumer Centre in the Slovak Republic)

Postal Address: Európske spotrebiteľské centrum v SR

Ministerstvo hospodárstva SR

Mlynské nivy 44/a 

827 15 Bratislava 212

Slovakia

Phone: +421 905 528 477

E-mail: ECCNET-SK@ec.europa.eu

Measures applicable to infringements

  • Act on surveillance and assistance in cases of unjustified geographic discrimination of customers in the internal market and on the amendment of Act No. 128/2002 Coll. on state control of the internal market in consumer protection matters and on amending and supplementing certain acts
    •    § 2 (enforcement body)
    •    § 3 (penalties in case of infringement of the Regulation)

  • State Control of the Internal Market in Consumer Protection Matters Act
    • Competences and procedures of the enforcement body in B2C cases: § 6 and § 9 (penalties in cases of infringements)
  • Consumer Protection Act
    • Protection and infringements in B2C cases only: § 20a, § 21 and § 24 (sanctions and penalties in cases of infringements
  • Services in the Internal Market Act
    • § 10 (ban of geo-discrimination in B2C and B2B cases),
    • § 17 (enforcement body also for § 10)
    • § 18 (fines in case of infringement of § 10) 

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