Ministry of Justice (Czech Republic)

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Ministry of Justice
Czech Republic
Ministerstvo spravedlnosti České republiky
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Agency overview
Headquarters Vyšehradská 16, 128 10 Prague 2 (Nové Město)
Agency executive Helena Válková (ANO 2011), Minister of Justice
Website www.justice.cz/

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

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.

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Coordinates: 50°4′9.7″N 14°25′6.32″E / 50.069361°N 14.4184222°E / 50.069361; 14.4184222