JUDr. Jan Provazník, Ph.D., email: jan.provaznik@law.muni.cz

 

This article deals with the criminal offence of obstruction justice according to sec. 347a of the Criminal Code. It provides the reader with its basic characteristics, explains the reasons for which it has been introduced, puts it in systematic and conceptual context, overviews foreign legal regulations which served as inspiration for its introduction and reflexes on some of practical problems especially of interpretative character which can be anticipated in relation to its practical enforcement.