Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Czech-Republic http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Tax Revisions Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403601_text Taxation - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403601_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Newly Amended Data Retention Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403313_text Communications - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403313_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Further Smoking Restrictions Contemplated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403308_text Tobacco and smoking - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403308_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Changes in Investment Incentives http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403151_text Investments - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403151_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Constitutional Court Overturns Parts of Data Retention Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402601_text Communications - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402601_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Reduction of Salaries Proposed for Judges http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402285_text Judges - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402285_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic; International Criminal Court: Membership http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401452_text Human rights - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401452_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Senate Ratifies the Lisbon Treaty http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401282_text International affairs - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter On May 6, 2009, the Czech Senate, following ratification by the lower house in February 2009, ratified the Lisbon Treaty, with 54 of the 79 senators voting in favor. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Czech... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 12 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401282_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: "Muzzle Law" Curtailing Freedom of the Press Enters into Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401241_text Crime and law enforcement - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter On May 6, 2009, the Czech Senate, following ratification by the lower house in February 2009, ratified the Lisbon Treaty, with 54 of the 79 senators voting in favor. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Czech On April 1, 2009, an amendment to the Czech Penal Code that prohibits the press from revealing the identity of victims of serious crime and the contents of conversations wiretapped by the police entered into force.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401241_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Bond Law to Aid Latvia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401234_text International affairs - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter On May 6, 2009, the Czech Senate, following ratification by the lower house in February 2009, ratified the Lisbon Treaty, with 54 of the 79 senators voting in favor. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Czech On April 1, 2009, an amendment to the Czech Penal Code that prohibits the press from revealing the identity of victims of serious crime and the contents of conversations wiretapped by the police entered into force. Vaclav Klaus, the President of the Czech Republic, signed into law on April 13, 2009, legislation on a bond issue program enabling the provision of financial aid to Latvia. The value of the issue is about... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 24 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401234_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: New Rules for Sick Leave Benefits http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540565_text Labor - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter On May 6, 2009, the Czech Senate, following ratification by the lower house in February 2009, ratified the Lisbon Treaty, with 54 of the 79 senators voting in favor. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Czech On April 1, 2009, an amendment to the Czech Penal Code that prohibits the press from revealing the identity of victims of serious crime and the contents of conversations wiretapped by the police entered into force. Vaclav Klaus, the President of the Czech Republic, signed into law on April 13, 2009, legislation on a bond issue program enabling the provision of financial aid to Latvia. The value of the issue is about On May 15, 2008, the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic invalidated the package of reform legislation initiated by the government that had provided for the elimination of payments to all employees nationwide during the first... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540565_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Presidential Veto of Amendment to Conflict-of-Interest Provision http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540438_text Government ethics and transparency - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter On May 6, 2009, the Czech Senate, following ratification by the lower house in February 2009, ratified the Lisbon Treaty, with 54 of the 79 senators voting in favor. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Czech On April 1, 2009, an amendment to the Czech Penal Code that prohibits the press from revealing the identity of victims of serious crime and the contents of conversations wiretapped by the police entered into force. Vaclav Klaus, the President of the Czech Republic, signed into law on April 13, 2009, legislation on a bond issue program enabling the provision of financial aid to Latvia. The value of the issue is about On May 15, 2008, the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic invalidated the package of reform legislation initiated by the government that had provided for the elimination of payments to all employees nationwide during the first Calling the proposed amendment to the law on conflict of interest unsystematic, ill-conceived, chaotic, and incomprehensible, Czech President Vaclav Klaus has vetoed it. Klaus was concerned that the amendment would pose a threat to privacy, according... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540438_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: High Court Rejects Complaint Against Supreme Court Head http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540298_text Government ethics and transparency - The Czech Republic is re-codifying its private law, and in connection with this project, the legislature is considering changes to the tax laws. On May 15, 2013, the lower chamber of the country's Parliament approved a It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved an act to amend the 2005 Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Republic Data Retention - Almost Back in Business, EDRI-GRAM It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing to tighten the country's anti-smoking legislation through the adoption of new measures protecting against damage caused by addictive substances. Under On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, on March 31, 2011, overturned certain provisions of the Electronic Communications Act. (Czech Constitutional Court Rejects Data Retention Law, European Digital Rights (EDRI) website (Mar. 31, 2011).) The Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government will propose the lowering of the salaries of judges and other officials. The reduction would be of five percent. Kalousek On July 21, 2009, the Czech Republic ratified the Rome Statute, the treaty founding the International Criminal Court (ICC), which handles war crime trials, crimes against humanity, and the crime of genocide. The Statute will enter On May 6, 2009, the Czech Senate, following ratification by the lower house in February 2009, ratified the Lisbon Treaty, with 54 of the 79 senators voting in favor. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Czech On April 1, 2009, an amendment to the Czech Penal Code that prohibits the press from revealing the identity of victims of serious crime and the contents of conversations wiretapped by the police entered into force. Vaclav Klaus, the President of the Czech Republic, signed into law on April 13, 2009, legislation on a bond issue program enabling the provision of financial aid to Latvia. The value of the issue is about On May 15, 2008, the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic invalidated the package of reform legislation initiated by the government that had provided for the elimination of payments to all employees nationwide during the first Calling the proposed amendment to the law on conflict of interest unsystematic, ill-conceived, chaotic, and incomprehensible, Czech President Vaclav Klaus has vetoed it. Klaus was concerned that the amendment would pose a threat to privacy, according On March 3, 2008, the Olomouc High Court in North Moravia, the Czech Republic, rejected a complaint against Iya Brozova, the Chairwoman of the Czech Supreme Court. The disciplinary complaint, initiated by Justice Minister Jiri Pospisil... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540298_text