Legal regulations applicable in the Slovak Republic for Electronic Toll Collection

The basic legislation regulation for Electronic Toll Collection is Act No. 474/2013 Coll. on the toll collection for the use of specified road sections and on amendments and supplements to certain laws as amended (hereinafter referred to as the “Act on toll collection”) regulating:

  1. The conditions of the Electronic Toll Collection and substitute toll collection for the use of specified sections of highways, expressways, 1st class roads, 2nd class roads and 3rd class roads (hereinafter referred to as the “Specified Road Sections”).
  2. Rights and obligations of the Vehicle Operator, Vehicle Driver, Toll Collection Administrator, a person authorised by the Toll Collection Administrator, provider of the European Electronic Toll Service and notified person.
  3. Conditions of providing the European Electronic Toll Service.
  4. Reconciliations proceedings for the European Electronic Toll Service.
  5. Procedures at authorisations and notifications.
  6. Control of the compliance with the Act on toll collection.
  7. Powers of the bodies of state administration.
  8. Liability for the violation of obligations stipulated by the Act on toll collection and by a special regulation [Commission Decision of 6 October 2009 on the definition of the European Electronic Toll Service and its technical elements (2009/750/EC) (Official Journal of the EU L 268, 13 October 2009)].

 

Related legal regulations and executive legislation for Electronic Toll Collection are represented mainly by:

  1. Decree of the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic No. 475/2013 Coll. stipulating the sections of highways, expressways, 1st class roads, 2nd class roads and 3rd class roads with the electronic toll collection as amended.
  2. Regulation of the Slovak Government No. 497/2013 Coll. stipulating the method of toll calculation, toll rates and system of discounts from the toll rates for the use of Specified Road Sections as amended.
  3. Decree of the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic No. 476/2013 Coll. executing certain provisions of the Act on toll collection for the use of specified road sections and on amendments and supplements to certain laws as amended.

The above stated legal regulations for electronic toll collection are available on the web portals www.zbierka.sk and www.slov-lex.sk/vyhladavanie-pravnych-predpisov.

 

Decisions of the Commission/ Directives of the European Parliament and of the Council for Electronic Toll Collection

  • Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 1999/62/EC of 17 June 1999 on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures published in the special issue of the Official Journal of the European Union, Chapter 7, Volume 4 (Official Journal of the EC L 187, 20 July 1999) as amended by the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2006/38/EC of 17 May 2006 (Official Journal of the EU L 157, 9 June 2006), Directive of the Council 2006/103/EC of 20 November 2006 (Official Journal of the EU L 363, 20 December 2006), Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2011/76/EU of 27 September 2011 (Official Journal of the EU L 269, 14 October 2011) and the Directive of the Council 2013/22/EU of 13 May 2013 (Official Journal of the EU L 158, 10 June 2013);
  • Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2004/52/EC of 29 April 2004 on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems in the Community published in the special issue of the Official Journal of the European Union, Chapter 13, Volume 34 (Official Journal of the EU L 200, 7 June 2004) as amended by the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EC) No. 219/2009 of 11 March 2009 (Official Journal of the EU L 87, 31 March 2009);
  • Commission Decision 2009/750/EC of 6 October 2009 on the definition of the European Electronic Toll Service and its technical elements (Official Journal of the EU L 268, 13 October 2009).