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  • * Charles University in Prague
  • 2 Department of Legal Specialisations and Public Administration of Metropolitan University Prague
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This article deals with the issue of responsibility for the actions of the President. The author distinguishes among three basic forms of responsibility of the Head of State — constitutional, constitutional political and criminal responsibility. In the aggregate, they form the complex responsibility of the President. Individual types of responsibility of the President are described in the article in terms of their theoretical basis as well as mutual relations. Their origin and development within individual Czechoslovak and Czech constitutional regulations are also described. The article analyses their constitutional regulation in the Constitution of the Czech Republic until 7 March 2013, and particularly after this date when the full Constitutional Act No. 71/2013 Coll. came into effect. The Act significantly influenced the responsibility for the actions of the President. In conclusion, the author duly focuses on evaluation of the current constitutional regulation, including considerations about possible de lege ferenda improvements.

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