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Press Releases 2016

27. 04. 2016

Unequal pay

The Defender believes it unjust if people performing the same work or work of a similar value receive different pay, either due to their gender, disability or the fact they also receive old-age pension. Unequal pay is undignified...

12. 04. 2016

Together towards Good Governance Project

Since 1 January 2014, the Office of the Public Defender of Rights has been implementing the “Together towards Good Governance” project (Reg. No. CZ.1.04/5.1.00/81.00007). The project is financed from the European Social Fund...

01. 04. 2016

Action for the protection of public interest against permission to construct a photovoltaic power plant

In 2012, the Public Defender of Rights contested the final administrative decisions by which the Duchcov Municipal Authority had permitted the construction of a photovoltaic power plant in the land-registry territory of Moldava...

25. 03. 2016

Proposal for cancellation of parts of generally binding municipal ordinances

The Defender originally inquired into the procedure of the Ministry of the Interior in performing supervision of the constitutionality and lawfulness of municipal ordinances issued by Varnsdorf and Litvínov. Municipal ordinances...

09. 03. 2016

Determination of name

The complainant, a Czech national, and his wife, a USA national, had a child born in Vrchlabí (Czech Republic), whom they named Thymian based on their affirmative declaration. The Registry office issued a birth certificate which...

20. 02. 2016

Ordering institutional care of a child without checking with the broader family

A mother of two approached the Defender with a request for inquiry into the procedure of the Municipal Authority of Moravské Budějovice and its body for social and legal protection of children (hereinafter abbreviated as...

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