|President of the Constitutional Court|
6 August 2003
|Nominated by||Václav Klaus|
|Preceded by||Miloš Holeček|
|Minister of Justice|
15 July 2002 – 5 August 2003
|Prime Minister||Vladimír Špidla|
|Preceded by||Jaroslav Bureš|
|Succeeded by||Karel Čermák|
|Senator from Strakonice|
|Preceded by||office created|
|Succeeded by||Josef Kalbáč|
|Born||17 August 1943
Prague, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
|Political party||KSČ (1966–1969), ČSSD|
|Alma mater||Charles University|
JUDr. Pavel Rychetský (born 17 August 1943) is the third and current President (or Chief Justice) of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic. The Senate confirmed him on 16 July 2003 and on 6 August 2003 he was sworn in by President Václav Klaus.
Before joining the Constitutional Court, Rychetský was the Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Legislative Council from 15 July 2002 to 5 August 2003.
Previously, he had a private law practice and held positions in the Government since early 1990s.
Rychetský was awarded the Légion d'honneur on 12 July 2005.
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