May 19, 2013.
According to the amendment to the Act on Reporting Citizens Residencies approved by Slovak Parliament on May 16, all Slovak citizens and foreign citizens resident in Slovakia will be obliged to declare to the state authorities prior to their departure any absence longer than 90 days. Anyone who fails to notify the authorities will be guilty of an offense and may face a penalty. The amendment will enter into force on July 1, 2013.
January 5, 2010.
During the live security tests, Slovak authorities planted eight plastic explosives, in the luggage of unsuspecting passengers. Seven items were detected by airport security, but the eighth one was lost and unwittingly transported to Dublin.
January 1, 2010.
The Slovak Republic changes the system of charging the road infrastructure from highway stickers to the electronic toll collection system. The new electronic tolling system put into operation at midnight on 1st January 2010.