Slovakia Amends the Constitution to Cap the Retirement Age

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On March 28, 2019, the Slovak Parliament amended the Constitution to cap the retirement age at 64. The imposition of retirement age is quite an unusual design feature in comparative constitutional law. In this post, I introduce the amendment and provide context for the change.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date16 May 2019
PublisherBlog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2019

Bibliographical note

Šimon Drugda, Slovakia Amends the Constitution to Cap the Retirement Age, Int’l J. Const. L. Blog, May 16, 2019, at:

    Research areas

  • Faculty of Law - Elder law, Constitutional law, Retirement cap, Constitutional amendment

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