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Ministry of Justice (Czech Republic)

The Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic (Czech: Ministerstvo spravedlnosti České republiky) is a government ministry of the Czech Republic.

Ministry of Justice
of the Czech Republic
Ministerstvo spravedlnosti České republiky
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Agency overview
HeadquartersVyšehradská 16, 128 10 Prague 2 (Nové Město)
Agency executive
Websitehttp://justice.cz

The powers of the Ministry of Justice as defined by Section 11 of Act No. 2/1696 Coll. on Creation of Ministries and Other Central Authorities[1][2] are:

It is a central authority of the state administration for courts of law and the Public Prosecutor’s Office.

It gives legal opinion on credit and guarantee agreements, whose party is the Czech Republic.

It acts as a central authority of the state administration for prisons; the Prison Service of the Czech Republic is its subsidiary.

It acts as a central authority of the state administration for probation and mediation.

It represents the Czech Republic claims for breaching the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and its Protocols and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and coordinates the execution of the decisions of the relevant international bodies.

List of ministersEdit

Ministers of Justice for Czechoslovakia (1918-1968)Edit

  • František Soukup: November 14, 1918 - July 8, 1919
  • František Veselý: July 8, 1919 - May 25, 1920
  • Alfred Meissner: May 25, 1920 - September 15, 1920
  • Augustin Popelka: September 15, 1920 - September 26, 1921
  • Josef Dolanský: September 26, 1921 - December 9, 1925
  • Karel Viškovský: 9 December 1925 - 18 March 1926
  • Jiří Haussmann: March 18, 1926 - October 12, 1926
  • Robert Mayr-Harting: October 12, 1926 - December 7, 1929
  • Alfred Meissner: December 7, 1929 - February 14, 1934
  • Ivan Dérer: February 14, 1934 - September 22, 1938
  • Vladimir Fajnor: 22 September 1938 - 4 October 1938 and 4 October 1938 - 14 October 1938
  • Ladislav Karel Feierabend: October 14, 1938 - December 1, 1938
  • Jaroslav Krejci: 1 December 1938 - 15 March 1939 [p 1]
  • Jaroslav Stránský: April 5, 1945 - November 6, 1945 [p 2]
  • Prokop Drtin: November 6, 1945 - February 25, 1948
  • Alexej Čepička: 25 February 1948 - 25 April 1950
  • Štefan Rais: April 25, 1950 - September 14, 1953
  • Václav Škoda: September 14, 1953 - December 12, 1954
  • Jan Bartuška: December 12, 1954 - June 16, 1956
  • Václav Škoda: June 16, 1956 - July 11, 1960
  • Alois Neuman: July 11, 1960 - April 8, 1968
  • Bohuslav Kučera: April 8, 1968 - December 31, 1968

Ministers of Justice for the Czech Republic (1969-present)Edit

Order Minister Subject Start and end office Government
1. Václav Hrabal ČSS January 8, 1969 September 29, 1969 Rázl
2. Jan Němec KSČ September 29, 1969 June 18, 1981 Rázl
Kempny and Korcak
Korčák II.
Korčák III.
3. Antonin Kaspar KSČ June 18, 1981 December 5, 1989 Korčák IV.
Korčák, Adamec, Pitra and Pithart
4. Dagmar Burešová OF December 5, 1989 June 29, 1990 Korčák, Adamec, Pitra and Pithart
5. Leon Richter OF June 29, 1990 January 8, 1992 Pithart
6. Jiří Novák ODS January 24, 1992 31 December 1992 Pithart
Klaus I.

As part of the independent Republic

Order Minister Subject Start and end office Government
1. Jiří Novák ODS 1 January 1993 July 4, 1996 Klaus I.
2. Jan Kalvoda ODE July 4, 1996 7 January 1997 Klaus II.
3. Vlasta Parkanová [1st female] ODE 7 January 1997 July 22, 1998 Klaus II.
Tošovský
4. Otakar Motejl nestr. for the CSSD July 22, 1998 October 16, 2000 Laird
5. Pavel Rychetský ČSSD 17 October 2000 February 2, 2001 Laird
6. Jaroslav Bureš nestr. for the CSSD February 2, 2001 July 15, 2002 Laird
7. Pavel Rychetský ČSSD July 15, 2002 August 5, 2003 Spidla
- Vladimír Špidla

(in charge of management)

ČSSD August 6, 2003 September 16, 2003 Spidla
8. Karel Čermák nestr. for the CSSD September 16, 2003 June 15, 2004 Spidla
- Vladimír Špidla

(in charge of management)

ČSSD June 15, 2004 4 August 2004 Spidla
9. Pavel Němec US-DEU 4 August 2004 September 4, 2006 Gross
Paroubek
10. Jiří Pospíšil ODS September 4, 2006 May 8, 2009 Topolanek I.
Topolanek II.
11. Daniela Kovářová non-member [p. 1] May 8, 2009 July 13, 2010 Fischer
12. Jiří Pospíšil ODS July 13, 2010 June 27, 2012 Nečas
13. Pavel Blažek ODS July 3, 2012 July 10, 2013 Nečas
14. Marie Benešová non-member [p. 2] July 10, 2013 January 29, 2014 Rusnok
15. Helena Válková ANO January 29, 2014 March 1, 2015 Sobotka
16. Robert Pelikán ANO March 12, 2015 acting Sobotka
Babiš I.

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