Senate likely to reject requiring foreigners to be insured by VZP

The Senate’s Constitutional and Legal Committee nearly unanimously rejected legislation requiring foreigners with a long-term residence to be commercially insured only by the Czech state-owned firm VZP.

The upper house of Parliament is due to vote on the amendment in July, along with clarifying which groups of people will be considered as family members in connection with the new issuance of documents for EU citizens.

Author: Brian Kenety