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Czech Republic/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.1 Constitution

The Preamble of the Constitution of the Czech Republic advocates the protection of cultural, material and spiritual heritage.

The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Basic Freedoms is part of the Constitution of the Czech Republic (CR) and it lists the right to freedom of scholarly research and artistic creation among the fundamental human rights and freedoms in Chapter Two, Division One. Chapter 3 advocates for the rights of national and ethnic minorities, the right to education in one's own language, the right to develop one's own culture or the right to associate in national associations. Chapter Four guarantees the right to education, to access cultural heritage and it also says that the rights to the fruits of one's creative intellectual work shall be protected by law.


Chapter published: 28-01-2016

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