Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

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Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
Předseda vlády České republiky
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Incumbent
Bohuslav Sobotka

since 17 January 2014
Residence Kramář villa, Prague
Appointer The President
Formation 1 January 1993
Website http://vlada.cz/en/vlada/premier/
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The Chairman of the Government of the Czech Republic (Czech: Předseda vlády České republiky), is the head of the Government of the Czech Republic. His residence is Kramar's villa. Current Prime Minister of the Czech Republic is Bohuslav Sobotka.

He or she is appointed by the President of the Czech Republic and his first priority is to create a Government and appoint other Ministers. If he doesn't success for 2nd time in creating a Government then President has to appoint Ministers on Chamber of Deputies' suggestions.

Due to the Constitution of the Czech Republic Prime Minister organizes activities of the Government and controls their meetings.

Powers and role[edit]

Czech Republic is a parliamentary republic and the Prime Minister is accountable to the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament. The Czech constitution provides that upon the accession to the office each Prime Minister must gain and thereafter maintain the confidence of the Parliament. As soon as the Prime Minister loses the confidence he or she is forced to resign and the President is obliged to choose a new Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister is the most powerful office in state, since he commands and presides over the Government. President appoints the Prime Minister who appoints other Ministers of Cabinet of the Czech Republic.

List of heads of government[edit]