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11.1 Review of relevant legal norms

A/ Essential legal frameworks applicable in the present territory of the Slovak Republic were and are:
Constitution Act No. 23/1991, by which there is Declaration of Basic Right and Privileges stated as Constitution Act of Federal Assembly of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic.
Constitution Act No. 460/1992 Coll. Constitution of the Slovak Republic amended by Constitution Act No. 210/2006 Coll.

B/ Treatment, of patients with drug dependence in the Slovak Republic, adjusted by general as well as special legal regulations; the essential regulation is:
Act No. 576/2004 Coll. NR SR on Health Care and services related to health care provision amended by Act No. 662/2007.
Further on, there are areas of health care:
Act No. 577/2004 Coll. on The Scope of Health Care Cleared based on public health insurance and on payments for services related to health care provision, amended by Act No. 661/200;
Act No. 578/2004 Coll. on Health Care Providers, medical workers, corporative/professional organizations in Health, amended by Act No. 661/2007;
Act No. 580 Coll. on Health Insurance amended by Act No. 594/2007;
Act No.581/2004 Coll. on Health Insurance Agencies, Health Care Supervision, amended by Act No. 594/2007 Coll., which changes and amends Act No. 580/2004 Coll. on Health Insurance;
Act No. 126/2006 Coll. on Public Health;
Act No. 139/1998 Coll. on Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances and Preparations amended by Act No. 455/2007 Coll.;
Act No. 140/1998 Coll. on Medicines and Medical Aids amended by Act No. 270/2007;
Act No. 219/1996 Coll. on Protection from The Abuse of Alcohol Beverages and on the Establishment and Operation the Sobering-up Stations amended by Act No. 214/2009 Coll...
These key Acts are in gestion of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health.

C/ Important related legal norms in other sectors, in which there are:
Act No. 305/2005 Coll. on Social Legal Child Protection and Social Guardianship and on change and amendments of some Acts, which is in gestion of the Slovak Republic Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family;

D/ In gestion of the Slovak Republic Ministry of Justice:
Act 300/2005 Coll. Criminal Code amended by Act No. 650/2005 Coll.;
Act No. 301/2005 Coll. Code of Criminal Procedure amended by Act No. 650/2005; on Performance of Property Seizure or Proofs in European Union and on changes and amendment of Act No. 300/2005 Coll. Criminal Code, Act No. 301/2005 Coll. Code of Criminal Procedure and Act No. 372/1990 Coll. on Offences;
Act No. 372/1990 Coll. on Offences amended by Act No. 650/2005; on Performance of Property Seizure or Proofs in European Union and on changes and amendment of Act No. 300/2005 Coll. Criminal Code, Act No. 301/2005 Coll. Code of Criminal Procedure and Act No. 372/1990 Coll. on Offences amended by Act No. 666/2007 Coll.;
Act No. 428/2002 Coll. on Protection of Personal Data amended by Act No. 90/2005 Coll.

E/ Specific legal norms – guidelines for treatment elaborated in gestion of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health:
Concept of the section Drug Dependences. Official Publication of ministry of health 1995, part 8 – 9; 
Professional direction on standards for diagnostics and treatment in the section Drug Dependences Official Publication of ministry of health 2003, part 12 – 15;
Methodical instruction on provision of methadone maintenance treatment for patients with dependence on opiates and with chronic course of the disease Official Publication of ministry of health 2004, part 21 – 27;
Concept of health care in the section Medicine of Drug Dependences Official Publication of ministry of health 2006

F/ Further related ordinances and regulations issued by the Slovak Republic Ministry of health:
Regulation of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health No.428/2006 Coll., that determines minimum requirements for personal provision of material-technical equipment of individual types of medical facilities;
Regulation of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health No. 540/2001 Coll. that constitutes binding standards for Health Statistics;
Decree of the Slovak Republic Government No. 322/2006 Coll. on the method of further education of medical workers, constitution of specialised departments and constitution of certified work activities;
Regulation of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health No. 366/2005 Coll. on criteria and evaluation method of continuous education of medical workers as amended by Regulation  No. 187/2006 Coll.;
Decree of the Slovak Republic Government No. 751/2004 Coll. on Public Minimum Network of Health Care Providers;
Decree of the Slovak Republic Government No. 776/2004 Coll., by which the medical performances catalogue is issued;
Decree of the Slovak Republic Government No.777/2004 Coll., by which the health insurance list is issued;
Official Publication of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health part 4 – 9 the year 2005: 9 Professional regulation Of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health on provision management of nursing care in institutional healthcare facility;
Official Publication of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health part 35 – 46 year 2005: 68. Professional regulation Of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health on administration of nursing care documentation;
Official Publication of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health part 48– 50 year 2005: 80. Methodical Instruction No. 22575 of 22nd August 2005 for quality indicators collection for evaluation of health care provision;
Regulation of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health No.306/2005 Coll., by which the list of subsidiary/similar diagnoses is constituted;
Regulation of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health No.363/2005 Coll., by which the scope of nursing care practice is determined, provided by a nurse individually and in cooperation with a doctor;
Edict Of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health of 10th August 2009, that changes and amends Edict of the Slovak Republic Ministry of health No. 09812/2008-OL z 10: September 2008 on minimum requirements on personal provision and material-technical equipment of individual types of healthcare facilities as amended by Edict No. 25118/2008-OL of 10th December 2008.
Charta of patients’ rights

Annexes:
Methodical instruction for provision of methadone maintenance treatment (MUP) for patients with dependence on opiates and with chronic course of disease
Professional regulation on standards for diagnostics in the section Drug Dependences
Act No. 214/2009 that changes and amends Act of the NR SR No. 219/1996 Coll. Coll. on Protection from the Abuse of Alcoholic Beverages and on the Establishment and Operation the Sobering-up Stations and on changes and amendments to some Acts
Concept of Health Care in the section Medicine of Drug Dependences
Concept of the section “Drug Dependences”