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Act No 254/1991
on SLOVAK TELEVISION

Amended by:
Act No 482/1992 of the Slovak National Council
Act No 82/1995 of the National Council of the Slovak Republic
Act No 320/1996 of the National Council of the Slovak Republic
Act No 21/1996 of the National Council of the Slovak Republic

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1 1. This Act establishes Slovak Television with its registered office in Bratislava.

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3 1. The role of Slovak Television is to serve the public by producing and broadcasting rogrammes based on the principles of democracy, humanism, ethics, truthfulness, ndependence, professionalism and the rule of law.

2. The news and current affairs programmes of Slovak Television serve to provide topical and unbiased information to the public, artistic, educational and entertainment programmes serve to promote and disseminate national culture, to enhance the educational, spiritual and moral standards of society.

3. Slovak Television also caters for the interests of the national minorities and ethnic groups living in the Slovak Republic through television broadcasts in their respective mother tongues.

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6 The Slovak Television fulfils, in particular, the following tasks:

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j. it contributes, by means of television broadcasting, to promoting national culture and the cultures of the minorities living in the Slovak Republic, and to mediating the cultural values of other nations.

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Source: Legislation on culture and media, website of the Slovak Ministry of Culture
http://www.culture.gov.sk/


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