Public Defender of Rights

Do you deem your fundamental rights and freedoms to be violated in conflict with legal order or principles of a democratic and legal state in acting, decision-making, or inactivity of a public administration body?

If YES, file a motion to the Public Defender of Rights in written form or in person. You can find our Contact info in the left menu.

Direct e-mail to file a motion: podnet@vop.gov.sk


Useful info on how to file a motion:

  • the motion shall clearly indicate a matter, to which it relates, a public administration body, against which it is filed, and an action, execution of which the claimant requires,
  • an anonymous motion need not be handled by the Public Defender of Rights,
  • you may use your mother tongue in contacts with the Public Defender of Rights,
  • in order to accelerate the investigation of your complaint, kindly submit any and all documents in copies, proving your statements,
  • in order to handle your complaint in relation to the Public Defender of Rights, you may authorise another person. 

We will do our best to handle your complaint as soon as possible according to the sequence, in which it has been delivered to us.

Below you can find the guidelines answering several questions regarding the competence of the Public Defender of Rights.


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I. Information about the Submitter of the Inducement

A. Natural person

Name
Surname
Address
Telephone/fax
Email

 

B. Legal person (Name and surname of a statutory representative, attorney)

Company name
Residence  
Address (seat)
Telephone/fax
Email
Representative

 

NOTE: personal data are not obligatory part of contents of complaint, but complaint, in which the claimant fails to mention his name, surname and address (business name and registered office in the case of legal entity), is an anonymous complaint and the public defender of rights is not obliged to deal with it.

II. In Which Matter and Towards Whom the Inducement is Directed

The inducement is directed towards:
Ministry
Other central state administration body
Municipality (municipal office)
Higher regional unit
District Office
Regional Office
Social Insurance Company
Health Insurance Company
Office of Labour and Social Affairs
Properties Register
Bodies of management and administration of courts
Other public administration body
which is in conflict with laws or principles of a democratic and legal state.

Matter


III. Brief Content of the Inducement:



IV. Annexes:

(please state names of documents attached to the inducement; in case of a bigger number, please state at least the number thereof – attach photocopies of documents).




VI. Consent with the Processing of Personal Data:

By the signing hereof, I grant my express consent to the Office of the Public Defender of Rights, pursuant to Act No. 428/2002 Coll., on Protection of Personal Data, with the processing of my personal data, including personal data of a special category, to the extent of any and all personal data stated in the inducement and Annexes attached.

This consent with the processing of my personal data will be valid for the period of the review of the inducement and subsequent archiving pursuant to the registry rules of the Office of the Public Defender of Rights.

with the disclosure, if any, of my case in media:

I agree
I disagree