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House Annuls Meciar Amnesties and Kovac’s Presidential Pardon

Bratislava, April 5 (TASR) - Parliament via a resolution that garnered 129 votes from the 144 MPs present on Wednesday revoked the amnesties issued by Vladimir Meciar as acting president dated March 3 and July 7, 1998, as well as the pardon granted by former president Michal Kovac [1993-98] to his own son on December 12, 1997.

Kiska Inks Bill Aimed at Undoing Meciar’s Amnesties

President Andrej Kiska has signed into law a constitutional bill that empowers Parliament to revoke presidential amnesties and pardons that are at odds with the principles of the democratic rule of law, TASR learnt on Monday.

Parliament Amends Constitution in Order to Scrap Meciar Amnesties

Bratislava, March 30 (TASR) - Parliament will receive powers to revoke presidential pardons and amnesties if they are in discrepancy with the principles of the democratic rule of law, as the House on Thursday approved a coalition-sponsored amendment aimed at scrapping the amnesties of Vladimir Meciar with 124 votes.

Coalition’s Bill Undoing Meciar’s Pardons on Track for House Approval

The coalition's bill on abrogating Vladimir Meciar's amnesties is likely to be passed in Parliament, as - in addition to the governing coalition - it's garnered the support of 'We Are Family' legislators, some Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) MPs and quite possibly also OLaNO-NOVA lawmakers, TASR learnt on Thursday afternoon.

Amnesty Talks Suspended by Week; Opposition Has Five Conditions

Bratislava, March 21 (TASR) - Talks concerning the coalition-sponsored proposal for revoking the so-called Vladimir Meciar amnesties will be suspended by one week, and...

Cabinet Okays Constitutional Bill to Scrap Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) - An amendment to the Slovak Constitution and a constitutional proposal to revoke the so-called Vladimir Meciar's amnesties garnered the support of the Government on Wednesday, which also passed proposals for them to be deliberated by Parliament via a fast-tracked procedure.

Coalition Unveils Solution for Revoking Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) - A legislative proposal to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties in a constitutional fashion has seen the light of day, the chairmen of the three coalition parties - Smer-SD, Slovak National Party (SNS) and Most-Hid - said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Coalition to Unveil its Solution for Scrapping Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 13 (TASR) - The coalition will submit its own constitutional solution to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties at the Government session slated for Wednesday (March 15), Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) said after the Coalition Council session on Monday.

Poll: 63 percent of Slovaks Favour Scrapping Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Almost two thirds (63 percent) of Slovaks are in favour of scrapping the amnesties issued in 1998 by prime...

Bednar: Ex-president Kovac’s Amnesties Did Influence Slovak State

Bratislava, February 3 (TASR) - The amnesties that late former president Michal Kovac (in office 1993-98) granted to his son in relation to the...

Prominent Lawyers Urge Parliament to Scrap Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, January 30 (TASR) – It would be legitimate to scrap the amnesties issued by former premier Vladimir Meciar as acting president in 1998...

Danko: Meciar’s Amnesties Should Be Dealt with by Constitutional Court

Bratislava, December 7 (TASR) - The issue of abrogating Vladimir Meciar's 1998 amnesties should be resolved by the Constitutional Court, thinks Parliamentary Chair and Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Andrej Danko.

House Passes Declaration on Meciar’s Amnesties to Second Reading

Bratislava, December 6 (TASR) – Parliament on Tuesday passed to its second reading a declaration condemning the 1995 kidnapping of then president Michal Kovac's...

Fico: Condemning Meciar’s Amnesties in Parliament Appropriate

Bratislava, November 30 (TASR) - It's appropriate to react to the controversial amnesties issued by erstwhile prime minister Vladimir Meciar as acting president in 1998 by condemning them via a parliamentary declaration, said Prime Minister Robert Fico on Wednesday.