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Name: Law by which some additional prerequisites are prescribed for the exercice of certain functions in the state organs and organisations of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, Czeck Republic and Slovak Republic.
Country: Czechoslovakia (former)
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1991-10-04
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately. Translations in ILO doc. GB.252/16/19., 1991-10-04
ISN: CSK-1991-L-26645
Bibliography: Printed separately. Translations in ILO doc. GB.252/16/19., 1991-10-04
Abstract/Citation: Persons who, during the period from 25 February 1948 to 17 November 1989, were members or conscious collaborators of the State Security, or members or officials of an organ or authority of the Communist Party at a district or higher level (except those who held these functions only during the period from 1 January 1968 to 1 May 1969), or members of an Action Committee of the National Front or a Screening Committee after 25 February 1948 or a Screening and Normalisation Committee after 21 August 1968, or of the People's Militias, or students, teachers or trainees at USSR High Schools on State security and ideology may not exercise higher management functions filled by election, appointment or assignment in the State Administration, the Czechoslovak Army, the Federal Security Intelligence Service, the Federal and Palace Guard Police Forces, in the Offices of the President, Federal Assembly, Czech and Slovak National Councils, Federal, Czech and Slovak Governments, Federal, Czech and Slovak Supreme Courts and Constitutional Courts, Presidiums of the Czechoslovak and Slovak Academies of Science, in any judicial position, in state broadcasting and television institutions an press agencies and in certain public service institutions and commercial occupation granted by the State. In justified instances, the condition may be waived if the application of the Law should interfere with an important security interest of the State and unless its purpose should be counteracted thereby. In the event of a complaint to be made before an independant committee, the persons concerned have to prove that they do not belong to any of the categories referred to in the Law. The provisions of the Labour Code to the effect that an organisation can give notice of recall only after previous consent of the appropriate union organ (art. 59, paras. 2-4) is not applicable to the termination of employment according to this Law.

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