The 100th anniversary of Austria and Czechoslovakia special article by president emeritus of the Austrian federal council der Präsident im demokratischen Verfassungsstaat
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This article was created to the occasion of Czech presidential election in 2018. In light of the 100th anniversary of Austria and Czechoslovakia the article offers a comparison of Austrian and Czech presidential powers. With regard to common history of both countries it reflects the development from monarchy to a republican system in Austria. The role of president as a representative of statehood is treated with regard to major state functions: legislation, judiciary and administration.
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