Jan Jirásek

Constitutionally Conformal Barber

Jurisprudence 7/2013 Section: Articles Page: 7-11

Keywords: constitution, constitutional court, barber, prejudice, administrative procedure

Abstract: The article deals with plenary decision of Constitutional Court from 2nd April 2013, Pl. ÚS 30/09. In this decision the Constitutional Court dismissed a motion of Supreme Administrative Court to abrogate Article 14 paragraph 6 of the 2004 Administrative Procedure Act. The paper critically elaborates on the decision including the paradox of village barber used by the Constitutional Court. It also describes possible impacts of the decision on legal practice concerning the prejudice of head officials.