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Slovakia/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.8 Other areas of culture specific legislation

In accordance with Act No. 41/1958 Coll. on Folk Art, Artistic Production and Arts and Crafts, an expert organisation on folk art and artistic production, the so-called ULUV (Ústredie ľudovej umeleckej výroby, Centre of Folk Art and Artistic Production), was established, based in Bratislava. Presently, ULUV is an organisation managed by the Ministry of Culture and provides protection to and promotes folk art and artistic production as an integral part of cultural heritage.

Act No. 394/2000 Coll. on Religious Liberty and the Position of Churches and Religious Associations defines churches and religious associations as legal entities, which may associate, form communities, religious orders, companies and similar associations. The Ministry of Culture keeps records on churches and religious associations.

Chapter published: 15-01-2008

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