JUDr. Michal Basík, státní zástupce, Okresní státní zastupitelství pro Prahu 10, email: mbasik@osz.pha10.justice.cz

The author reacts to the enactment of the institute of the agreement on guilt and punishment in the amendment to Penal Code No. 193/2012. He discusses some controversial elements of the new legislation from a practical point of view, pointing to some differences compared to a similar Slovak legislation. On the basis of these pieces of information he takes a critical view of the new legislation, mentioning in conclusion its small contribution in practice and, consequently, a bigger impact on the work load of bodies responsible for penal proceedings.