JUDr. Bystrík Šramel, PhD., Fakulta sociálnych vied, Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, email: bystrik.sramel@gmail.com

The article deals with the constitutional status of the public prosecution service in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It analyses the public prosecution service as a constitutional institution in general and then by comparison it focuses on the constitutional regulations of the Slovak and the Czech public prosecution services. The final section contains a brief assessment of the current legal status and some possible de lege ferenda suggestions.