About Punishing Some Wrongdoings Against National Honor

Original Language Title: o trestání některých provinění proti národní cti

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138/1945 Coll.


the President of the Republic

of 27 June. October 1945

about punishing some wrongdoings against national honor

Change: 123/1946 Sb.

Change: 246/1946 Sb.

On the proposal of the Government establishes:

§ 1

(1) who, at the time of the increased threat to the Republic (section 18 of the Decree of the President of

Republic of 19 November 2002. June 1945, no. 16 Coll., on the punishment of Nazi

criminals, traitors and their accomplices and extraordinary folk courts)

inappropriate behaviour outraged the national feelings of the Czech or

the Slovak people, aroused public indignation will be punished-if

the Act of a criminal court-the District National Committee prison into one

year, or a fine of up to 1.000, 000 Czech crowns or public warning or two

or all of these punishments.

(2) if the fine is imposed, either for its impregnable case at the same time

spare a prison sentence meted out according to the degree of fault within one year.

If it was stored next to the fine, imprisonment, imprisonment shall not

together with the penalty of jail přesahovati for one year.

(3) directive, which in this case will issue the Minister of the Interior, for the national

the committees are binding.

§ 2

The punishment on freedom is counted the time during which the offender has been secured

(Constitutional Decree of President of the Republic on 27 October 1945, no. 137, Sb.

to ensure people that were considered unreliable, at the time the State

the revolutionary).

§ 3

Offences punishable under section 1 shall become statute-barred within six months. The period of limitation

shall start from the day when the crime was committed; for offences committed before the effective date

then on the date of the beginning of this Decree of its effectiveness. For offences of which the district

the National Committee will take the knowledge from the writings, which are on the day 26. May 1946

in court (the extraordinary people's Court), the public prosecutor's Office, the administrative

Authority (the authority), and it is only after this odstoupeny day, the period shall be

the limitation period on the date these writings run out to the competent district

the National Committee. Criminal proceedings must be initiated before the end of

the effectiveness of the Decree of the President of the Republic of 19 November 2002. June 1945, no. 16

Coll. on the punishment of Nazi criminals, traitors and their accomplices and about

exceptional courts, in the version of the folk law of complementary it and


§ 4

This Decree shall take effect on the date of its publication and shall apply only in the countries of the United

and the 20th century; It makes the Minister of the Interior.

Dr. Edvard Beneš in r.

Fierlinger in r.

Nosek in r.