The President of the National Council of the Slovak Republic announced the elections to the National Council of the Slovak Republic by his decree No. 508/2002 (Digest) of 26 August 2002. He stipulated the day of elections for Friday, 6 December and Saturday, 7 December 2002. The elections will be carried out in line with the Law No. 346/1990 (Digest) on elections to the municipal self-government bodies with subsequent amendments (in Slovak language).