Otakar Motejl

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Otakar Motejl (10 September 1932; Prague – 9 May 2010; Brno) was a Czech lawyer and politician.[1] He served as the first ombudsman of the Czech Republic from 2000 until his death in 2010. In 1998–2000 he served as the Minister of Justice.

Life[edit]

Motejl graduated from the Law Faculty of the Charles University of Prague in 1955, and then worked as a lawyer in Banská Bystrica, Kladno, and Prague. Between 1966 to 1968, he worked at the Law Institute of the Ministry of Justice, then became a judge of the Supreme Court in 1968.

On 18 December 2000, he was selected as Ombudsman.[2] Then in 2006, Motejl was elected into the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic for six years.[3]

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Government offices
Preceded by
Vlasta Parkanová
Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic
1998–2000
Succeeded by
Jaroslav Bureš