Summary: – 1. Introduction. – 2. Legislative Development of Criminal Proceedings and Evidence in the Slovak Republic. – 3. The Slovak Republic After the Recodification of Criminal Law (From 1 January 2006). – 4. Information and Technical Means. – 5. Concluding Remarks.
Background: In this article, the author focuses on the legislative development of criminal proceedings and evidence after the establishment of the Slovak Republic. This article pays special attention to the issue of evidence and means of proof. It also deals separately with the legal regulation of using information and technical means. It briefly suggests possible directions of development in the field of evidence, reflecting the current state of development of science and technology, as well as changes in the security situation.
Methods: The scientific methods of historical analysis and legal comparison were used to process the research data.
Results and Conclusions: Developments in this area are constantly advancing, and the area of evidence in criminal proceedings in the Slovak Republic will inevitably be subject to updating.