11 March 2020 – Government declares national emergency, including ability to force the supply of companies

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government, Prime Minister.

Overview: The Government declared a state of emergency in the whole territory of Slovakia. The aim of declaring a state of emergency is to create conditions for adopting essential measures necessary to prevent and mitigate the consequences of the extraordinary situation [caused by coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease] in Slovakia.
Full details here: https://www.vlada.gov.sk//vlada-vyhlasila-od-stvrtka-na-celom-uzemi-sr-mimoriadnu-situaciu/

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat to the country, Considered a necessary escalation of current measures
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases