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Czech Republic: Government criticisms of “legal electronic system”

Czech Republic: Criticisms of “legal electronic system”

New regulations introducing a “legal electronic system”—designed to create of an electronic system concentrating the duties of entrepreneurs in one place and arranging them in a clear and transparent manner—has passed the Chamber of Deputies and is now scheduled to be discussed in the Senate.


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In the opinion of the government, there are concerns that the system is not in compliance with the Czech Constitution because:

  • It breaches the equality principle, in that it gives undue preference to entrepreneurs over individuals not conducting business.
  • It breaches the segregation of powers principle and infringes on the law-making authorities of the Senate, the government, and local self-governments. 

In addition, the government has concerns that there is an absence of information on duties relating to applicable EU legislation and international law.


Read an October 2017 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Czech Republic

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