The Senate approved the creation of a central register of offenses

The Senate approved the creation of a central register of offenses. The amendment to the Offences should help in the fight against petty crime.

They will be punished more severely, only selected offenses against public order, peaceful coexistence and against property, such as noise curfew, less serious bodily harm or petty theft. Offences should keep the registry for five years, but its repetition does not become a criminal offense.

Senators approved the standard, but at the same time pointed out that the increase in fines will not prevent relapse, as intended by the law. In addition, from low-income citizens are not enforceable as law does not provide for alternative punishment.

Senators approved the standard, but at the same time pointed out that the increase in fines will not prevent relapse, as intended by the law. In addition, from low-income citizens are not enforceable as law does not provide for alternative punishment.

To the one who repeatedly commits the offense selected within one year from the time when he was convicted of another offense, the fine will increase by up to half. For petty theft thief would place fines of 20,000 had to pay up to 10 thousand more.

The amendment also generally increases the fines that can be ordered for the offenses. The block management‘s supposed to be instead of the current one thousand crowns to 5,000 crowns if Offences Act does not impose a fine even higher.

Former Constitutional Judge Eliška Wagnerová proposed rejection of the amendment because in a register to be an imbalance recorded trivial offenses, unlike some others, for which they face heavy penalties. Senate rule but eventually pushed 21 votes out of 40 members present. For they were from the CSSD.

The amendment must still be signed by the President of the Republic.

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