The article aims at contributing to the current expert discussion that considers different ways how to derogate the amnesties proclaimed by the President of the Slovak Republic. Different stances exist with regard the issue under consideration: coherence with the international law, violation of international obligations by the Slovak republic, the non-retroactivity issue. The international law acknowledges exemptions from the non-retroactivity principle with regard to treaties. Was it possible to explore per analogiam the international law experience with respect to amnesties derogation? Priority of the international obligations is in force with respect to the Slovak republic to the domestic law regulations.