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EUROPEAN UNION AND THE FIGHT AGAINST EXTREMISM (Europska unia a boj proti extremizmu)

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The author refers to the activities of the European Union aiming the fight against racism and xenophobia. It puts stress on the framework decision on the fight against certain forms and manifestations of racism and xenophobia through the criminal law that was adopted by the Council on 28 November 2008. In the analysis of the framework decision he defines criminal acts related to the racism and xenophobia and refers to other obligations related to a transposition of this framework decision. In the following section he deals with the implementation of obligations resulting from the framework decision in the conditions of the Slovak Republic. The author refers to the most important changes that were reflected in the criminal law and argues these changes. He points out to incomprehensibility, ambiguity, terminological inconsistency of the law and the violation of the principle of legal certainty, as well as to technical errors made in the legislative process.
  • Doc. JUDr. Jozef Zahora, PhD., Fakulta prava Bratislavskej vysokej skoly prava, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
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