Foreign companies and authorized representative

The Act is relevant for both, Slovak and foreign subjects to the same extent. The institute of so called authorized representative is relevant for the foreign companies. If the producer does not have a registered office in the territory of SR, he shall appoint an authorized representative – a legal or physical person, entrepreneur with a registered office in the SR territory, and the obligations of the producer will be performed by such authorized representative.

An organization unit or operational unit of a foreign company without registered office which does not have a legal subjectivity can not act as an authorized representative of this foreign company.

The authorized representative is responsible for fulfillment of all obligations of the producer and it acts under its own name. The authorization is issued for minimum of 1 year. The authorized representative shall be mentioned in the application for registration to the Register of Producers.