Criminal Act of Drinking in the Course of Time
The article deals with the problem of criminal liability of the offender, who commits the criminal act in state of insanity, induced himself by drinking alcohol or using another drug. In the historical context the quality of the recent legal adjustment is judged (§ 360 of the Criminal Code) and the conclusion is that the contemporary legal adjustment of the criminal act drunkenness is modern from the point of view of international comparison and corresponds to the social need of the fight against this type of crime. Problematic seems only the relatively high penal rate, which according to the author of this article is in contradiction with the ratio legis of this provision.
Keywords: insanity, induced insanity, drunkenness, rauschdelikt, quasi-delict.