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MAGUROVÁ, Z.: Public research institution as a new type of legal entity.

Právny obzor, 100, 2017, č. 4, s. 391 – 399.

Abstract. A purpose of this article is to offer a brief overview of basic institutional characteristics of third sector in Slovakia. Firstly the author focuses on the features of a legal entity. Secondly she deals with specific types of legal entities in the field of public research. Finally the author analyzes the draft of new Act on Public Research Institution, which is currently in the process of approval in National Council of Slovak republic. The draft of law regulates a new type of legal entity in Slovakia – Public Research Institution, which is a public entity, whose basic activity is research, including provision of a research infrastructure. Public Research Institution may be established by central body of the state administration or the Slovak Academy of Sciences and is registered in the public Register of public research institutions kept by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of Slovak republic. The Act on Public Research Institution will allow the transformation of the state budgetary and contributory research institutions and the Slovak Academy of Sciences institutes to public research institutions, and allow their funding to be adjusted. The Act primarily brings more freedom and greater responsibility as well as economic flexibility. Efficiency of the Act is proposed for 1st January 2018 and the date for Slovak Academy of Sciences institutes transformation for 1st July 2018.

Key words: third sector, legal entity, public research institution

ISSN 2729-9228

ISSN 0032-6984


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