On March 29, 2022, the term of office of the Public Defender of Rights Prof. JUDr. However, the National Council of the Slovak Republic has not yet elected her successor, so this position is currently vacant and the institution cannot carry out its mission under the Constitution of the Slovak Republic and Act no. 564/2001 Coll. on the Public Defender of Rights. Until the election of a new Public Defender of Rights, the Office of the Public Defender of Rights will analyze the complaints and obtain the necessary documents and opinions for its evaluation by the Public Defender of Rights himself/herself.

During the handling of complaints, applicants may contact the handling lawyer directly, by telephone, e-mail or post, or via an electronic mailbox (in case they have set up an electronic mailbox on the slovensko.sk portal, they will inform us of the mailbox number in as part of further communication). Please state the number of your complaint every time you contact us. If the examination of the complaint will require a personal meeting with a lawyer, always make an appointment in advance (in writing or by telephone).

We will inform the applicants about the result of the examination of the complaints in a written notification to the newly elected Public Defender of Rights after his/her taking office.