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2016 | 8(1) | 101-110

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Protection of creditors and the imposition of sanctions against assets and property in the Slovak Republic

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This contribution deals with the low number of punishments imposed confiscating the property of those convicted. One of the hypotheses for this given below may relate to the alleged legal risks of the interference with the rights of third parties, mainly creditors. The contribution shows that the Slovak legal system provides both sufficient legal certainty and the tools to avoid such a conflict. In the paper the authors present the issue of creditor protection and the imposition of sanctions on the assets and liabilities owned by debtors in the context of legal regulations in force in the Slovak Republic. Moreover, it will acquaint the reader with dispositions of the fundamental legal act regulating Slovak criminal proceedings – the Code of Criminal Procedure. The article was prepared within the context of an interdepartmental research project (No APVV-15-0740) funded by the Slovak Research and Development Agency. The outcomes achieved as a result of the research have been the subject of many discussions in the international legal community and several research papers (published not only in Slovak Republic) have been dedicated to them. This article, written by employees of Academy of the Police Force in Bratislava, is a continuation of the analytical assessment of the result of the research connected with the problem of creditor protection of and support of debt collection proceedings by the Slovak judicial system. The entire article is based on interpretations of juridical proceeding, parts of which focus on the issue of investigation of due compensation to creditors.





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