On The Promotion Of Regional Development

Original Language Title: o podpoře regionálního rozvoje

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248/2000 Sb.



LAW



of 29 April 2004. June 2000



on the promotion of regional development



Change: 320/2002 Coll.



Change: 138/2006 Sb.



Change: 109/2006 Coll., 186/2006 Sb.



Change: 66/2007 Sb.



Change: 154/2009 Sb.



Change: 199/2010 Sb.



Change: 253/2011 Sb.



Change: 420/2011 Sb.



Change: 239/2012 Sb.



Change: 457/2011 Sb.



Change: 250/2014 Sb.



Change: 298/2015 Sb.



Parliament has passed the following Act of the Czech Republic:



PART THE FIRST



GENERAL PROVISIONS



§ 1



The subject of the edit



This law regulates the conditions for the



and the provision of support to regional development) and related

the scope of the central administrative offices, regions and municipalities,



(b) coordination and implementation) of the economic, social and territorial

cohesion,



(c)) the European grouping for territorial cooperation (hereinafter referred to as

the "group") in connection to the directly applicable European Union regulation ^ 7).



§ 2



Definition of the concept of



For the purposes of this Act, means the region of the territorial whole, defined

regional networks of regions and municipalities, whose development can be supported by

of this law.



PART THE SECOND



SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT



§ 3



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(1) the objective of the aid of regional development is to provide a dynamic and balanced

the development of the territory of the Czech Republic with regard to the quality of life and the environment

environment, contribute to reducing regional disparities, and at the same time allow

the use of local potential for enhancing the economic and social levels

each of the regions.



(2) the support of regional development at the level of the Czech Republic

define in greater detail the strategy of regional development of the Czech Republic (hereinafter the

"the Strategy of regional development") and on the level region strategy

the development of the spatial perimeter of the region.



(3) regional development strategy and the strategy for the development of local circuits

counties are processed for the programming period of the European

the Union.



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§ 4



Ministry for regional development (hereinafter referred to as "the Ministry"), in cooperation

with other central administrative authorities concerned and proposes

the definition of the regions whose development should be promoted with regard to

a dynamic and balanced development of the Czech Republic, raising the economic and

the social level of territorial self-governing units and maintaining their

economic, social and territorial cohesion (hereinafter referred to as "State

the supported regions ").



§ 5



Regional development strategy



Regional development strategy determines the focus and objectives of the regional

development, in particular with regard to the dynamic and balanced development of the State and its

each of the regions, and lays down the basic conditions for the fulfilment of these

the objectives.



§ 6



The content of the regional development strategy



Regional development strategy, in particular



and) analyzes the State of regional development,



(b)) provides the national priorities and the strategic objectives of regional policy

in order to ensure a dynamic and balanced development of the territory,



(c)) provides the documents for the definition of the priorities of regional development aid

through the funds of the European Union,



(d)) establishes the conditions for the definition of officially supported regions



(e)) defines the tools to implement the priorities and objectives laid down,



(f)) ^ 11) programme of regional development Ministry,



g) defines the tasks of other central administrative authorities to

realization of security set out priorities and objectives,



h) provides a way of monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the strategy

regional development,



I) contains recommendations for the edges of the focus of their development.



section 7 of the



The procedure for the processing of the regional development strategy



(1) the Ministry handles the design of regional development strategy for the

the whole territory of the Czech Republic in cooperation mainly with other

the central administrative authorities concerned, and associations of municipalities with

nationwide.



(2) the proposal of the Ministry of regional development strategy processes

in particular, on the basis of the



and the legislation and documents) of the Czech Republic and the European Union, which

have an impact on regional development of the State



(b)) to the international commitments of the Czech Republic relating to regional

the development,



(c) territorial development policy), the relevant planning documents and

territorial planning documentation in accordance with the building Act,



d) objectives and priorities related to the development of urban and rural territory,



e) documents for territorial development strategies counties or districts

other conceptual documents processed region



(f)) of statistical data,



(g)) the principles of sustainable development.



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§ 8



The approval of the strategy of regional development



(1) the regional development Strategy approved by the Government. The Ministry of

the Government shall submit to the approval of the proposal for a regional development strategy with

the opinion of the Ministry of the environment to assess the impact of

the implementation of the concept of the environment and public health ^ 12) and

Notice how this opinion was taken into account.



(2) approved by the Ministry of regional development Strategy published

in a manner enabling remote access.



§ 9



Report on the implementation of the regional development strategy



(1) the Ministry handles, in cooperation with other relevant

the central administrative offices and the County in the middle of the programming period

The European Union report on the implementation of the regional development strategy.



(2) the report on the implementation of the regional development strategy includes

in particular, the



and evaluating the effectiveness of Strategy implementation) regional development,



(b) assessment of the impact of development strategies) of the territorial districts of each State

and policy documents of the public administration with the national focus on the

application of Strategy of regional development,



(c) proposals to update) regional development strategy and their

justification for the proposal and, where appropriate, the reasons for the processing of the new strategy

regional development,



(d)) draft of the measures to be carried out in support of the regional

development in the scope of the central administrative authorities concerned, and the proposal

the recommendation for the support of regional development in the scope of the regions,



(e)) the assessment of the effects on the environment and public health, stating,

whether there were unforeseen negative impacts on the

environment and public health, together with the proposals for their elimination,

minimize or compensate for.



§ 10



Update the strategy of regional development



(1) on the basis of a report on the implementation of the regional development strategy

the Government eventually decides to update the regional development strategy

or about the processing of a new draft strategy for regional development; When tom

shall apply mutatis mutandis to § 7 and § 8 paragraph. 1.



(2) for reasons of urgent public interest, the Government may decide to

regional development strategy and update its content without

submission of the report on the implementation of the regional development strategy. When

This update shall apply mutatis mutandis to section 7 and section 8 (2). 1.



(3) For the publication of the updated Strategy for regional development,

apply mutatis mutandis the procedure under section 8 (2). 2.



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§ 11



The financial support of regional development



To the financial support of the Ministry of regional development in the scope of the

the draft State budget appropriated the funds for the implementation of the

in the scope of the measures contained in the strategy of the Ministry of regional

the development of.



§ 12



Development strategy of the urban perimeter region



(1) the territorial development strategy of the County determines within a specified period

the focus and goals of the development of the region, in particular with regard to the dynamic and balanced

the development of the region and various parts of its territory and provides basic

the conditions for the realisation of these objectives.



(2) a territorial development strategy of the region, in particular



and the current state of and) analyzes the expected evolution of the spatial perimeter of the region,



(b)) sets out the strategic objectives and priorities of the region and the development tools

regional policy in order to ensure a dynamic and balanced development

territorial counties and parts of its territory,



(c)) defines the region supported by a part of its territory.



(3) the draft development strategy of the urban perimeter of the counties shall be submitted to the

the approval of the Board of the County with the opinion of the Ministry of the environment

environment to assess the impact of the implementation of the concept on the environment and

public health ^ 12) and how was this opinion taken into account.



(4) For the supporting documents for the processing of spatial development strategy of the County Circuit

shall apply mutatis mutandis to section 7 (2). 2.



(5) in the middle of the programming period, the European Union handles the message region

on the application of the territorial development strategy, which

the basis of the Council of the County, where necessary, decides on the strategy update

the development of the spatial perimeter of the region or the processing of a new development strategy

territorial region.



section 13



Financial support for the development of the territorial perimeter region



To financial support for regional development of the territorial circumference of the region are in the

the design of the regional budget allocated funds for

the implementation of the development strategy of the urban perimeter of the region.



§ 13a



cancelled



PART THE THIRD



THE SCOPE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES, REGIONS AND MUNICIPALITIES IN SUPPORT OF THE REGIONAL

The DEVELOPMENT of the



§ 14



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(1) the Ministry of



and monitors and evaluates activities) administrative offices, regions and municipalities in the

the promotion of regional development and recommend in relation to their

působnostem measures for the implementation of the priorities and the objectives contained in the

The strategy of regional development,



(b) at the national level) coordinates international cooperation in the field of

support for regional development and territorial cooperation,



(c)) helps the involvement of territorial self-governing units in the European

regional structures.



(2) the central administrative authorities



and cooperate with the Ministry) in the preparation of the regional Strategy

the development and ensure the fulfilment of the measures contained in the strategy

regional development,



(b)), at the request of the region cooperate in the preparation of a territorial development strategy

the perimeter of the region.



(3) County



and) analyzes and rates the level of development of its urban district



(b)) approved and implemented the strategy of development of the spatial perimeter of the region,

monitor and evaluate its implementation,



c) supports the development of the regions as defined in the territorial development strategy

the perimeter of the region,



(d)), in relation to administrative authorities and the municipalities of působnostem measures

for the implementation of the priorities and the objectives contained in the territorial development strategy

the perimeter of the region,




e) coordinates in its territorial jurisdiction in the areas of regional cooperation

the development of.



(4) the municipality



and) works with the region, on whose territory it is located, in the preparation and

implementation of the development strategy of the urban perimeter of the region,



(b)) in accordance with local conditions and developing documents separately

or in cooperation with other municipalities provides or supports activities

focused on the development of the urban perimeter of the municipality.



(5) Municipal Office municipality with extended powers delegated scope

cooperate with the region in the preparation and evaluation of the implementation of the strategy

the development of the spatial perimeter of the region and with the Ministry in the preparation and

evaluation of the implementation of the regional development strategy.



§ 14a



(1) there is hereby established the Centre for regional development of the Czech Republic (hereinafter referred to as

The "Center") as a State-funded organization based in Prague.

The Center is responsible to manage the property of the State, under the law of property

The Czech Republic and its performance in legal relations, and when their

activities are governed by special laws. The Center is subordinate to the Ministry

that performs the function of the founder. Further conditions for the activities of the Centre

modifies the status of who approves the Minister for local development.



(2) the statutory body of the Centre's Director General; his selection,

the appointment and the appeal is governed by the law on the civil service.



(3) Center



and in the specified range) performs activities according to the intermediary organisation

the regulation directly applicable European Union ^ 13) for selected operating

programmes financed from the European structural and investment funds,



(b) the functions of the joint secretariat) and controller by right

the applicable regulation in the European Union ^ 14) for selected operational programmes in the

under the European territorial cooperation objective,



(c)) provides consulting services in connection with the use of funds from the

The European structural and investment funds,



(d)) shall carry out other tasks in the area of regional development aid.



section 14b



(1) on the staff of the Centre, who carry out the activities referred to in section 5 of the

the law on the civil service, are covered by the law on the civil service.



(2) the Centre shall be regarded as a business office. For the head of the staff of the Office

and institution is considered to be the Director.



(3) a parent Center staff Office is the Ministry of.



(4) the performance of the activities referred to in section 5 of the Act on civil service or activity

similar to an employee in the Center or the legal predecessors of the Center for

the purpose of the inclusion of the practice under the law on public service considered the performance of the

activities in the Administrative Office.



PART THE FOURTH



AID COORDINATION OF THE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND TERRITORIAL COHESION



§ 15



For needs associated with the coordination and implementation of the promotion of economic,

social and territorial cohesion regions shall be set up, whose territorial

the definition is identical with territorial statistical units NUTS 2 ^ 6) (hereinafter referred to

"the cohesion region"). These cohesion regions:



and Prague, defined territories) of Prague,



(b)) a defined territory, Central Bohemia, Central Bohemia,



(c)), as defined by the territory of southern Bohemia and Pilsen region,



(d)), defined the territory Northwest of the Karlovy Vary and Ústí region,



e) northeast, as defined by the territory of Liberec, Hradec Králové, and

Pardubice region,



(f)), as defined by the territory of South Moravia and Vysočina region,



(g)), a defined territory of Central Moravia Olomouc and Zlín region,



(h) a defined territory of the Moravia-Silesia), Moravian-Silesian region.



The Regional Council of the cohesion region



section 16 of the



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(1) in the cohesion regions are hereby set up:



and the Regional Council of the cohesion region), Central Bohemia, located in

Prague,



(b) the Regional Council of the cohesion region) Southwest, headquartered in the Czech

České Budějovice,



(c) the Regional Council of the cohesion region) Northwest, headquartered in the mouth

nad Labem,



(d) the Regional Council of the cohesion region) Northeast, based in Hradec

The Kings,



(e) the Regional Council of the cohesion region) to the Southeast, based in Brno,



(f) the Regional Council of the cohesion region) Central Moravia, established in

Olomouc,



(g)), the Regional Council of the cohesion region Moravia-Silesia, based in

Ostrava.



(2) the Regional Council of the cohesion region (hereinafter referred to as "Regional Council") is the

a legal person.



(3) the Regional Council is the governing body of the regional operational ^ 6a)

the programme for the region.



(4) the authorities of the Regional Council is the Regional Council Committee (hereinafter referred to as

"the Committee"), the President of the Regional Council (hereinafter referred to as "the Chairman") and the Office

The Regional Council (hereinafter referred to as "the authority").



(5) the Regional Council shall exercise the competence in the field of public administration. On

the relationship of the State and the Regional Council in the activities covered by the Act

subject to the provisions on the scope of the transferred districts similarly ^ 6b).



(6) in the cohesion region Prague shall exercise the powers and scope of the

The Regional Council of the capital city of Prague in the delegated scope ^ 6 g), which is

the managing authority of the operational programme for the region of Prague's cohesion.



section 16a



The Regional Council is running under its own budget under the conditions

laid down by a special legal regulation ^ 6 c) and ensures the performance of financial

checks pursuant to special legal regulation ^ 6 d). Regional Management

the Council for the previous calendar year shall be reviewed according to a special legal

Regulation of the ^ Ministry of finance 6e). The Ministry of finance may

an examination of the management of the Regional Council to entrust the Chief Financial

the Directorate or the tax office.



section 16b



The revenue of the budget of the Regional Council



The revenue of the budget of the Regional Council shall include:



and subsidies from the State budget) on the financing of the programmes

financed by the budget of the European Union,



(b) subsidies from the budgets of the regions) on the financing of the programmes co-financed by the

the budget of the European Union,



(c) subsidies from the budgets of the regions) on the activities of the Regional Councils,



d) revenue from own assets and property rights,



e) received cash donations and contributions,



(f)) received loans, credits and returnable financial assistance,



(g)), interest on deposits, penalties and other payments received in connection with

using the resources of the Regional Council.



section 16 c



The expenditure budget of the Regional Council



The budget of the Regional Council shall be in particular:



and programmes co-financed expenditure) of the budget of the European Union and the

the obligations arising for the Regional Council of the fulfilment of the obligations imposed

her laws,



(b) expenditure on its own activities) of the Regional Council,



(c) payments received loans) loans and returnable financial assistance,



d) penalties for infringement of budgetary discipline.



The Committee of the



§ 16d



(1) the members of the Committee shall elect from among its members of the Municipal Council of regions, which

form the region cohesion. If the cohesion region consists of one

region, the Committee has 15 members. If the cohesion region comprises several region,

each region is represented on the Committee of 8 members. The County Council may

Member of the Committee.



(2) The Committee, if the function has not been expelled or withdrawn,

shall perform his duties until the County Council has chosen his successor.

If a member of the Committee resigns or is dismissed, chooses the Council region

his successor within 90 days. In the case of resignation of a member of the Committee ends up performance

his feature on the expiry of 30 days from receipt of the resignation.

If the Committee revoked, will expire on the date of the performance of its functions the appeal,

If the Council does not, in its decision on the appeal the day

the later.



(3) a member of the Committee is a public function ^ 6f). The Committee is obliged to

to take part in the meetings of the Committee and to perform tasks which the Committee saved.



(4) the Committee shall decide by resolution. In the case of the cohesion region consisting

in one region, the Committee is quorate, if present, is an absolute

the majority of all the members of the Committee. To the adoption of a resolution in that case is to be

by an absolute majority of the votes of all the members of the Committee.



(5) in the case of the cohesion region consisting of multiple regions, the Committee is

a quorum is present, if an absolute majority of all the members of the Committee

selected in the individual regions that make up the region of cohesion. To

the adoption of the resolution is in this case should be by an absolute majority of the votes

all members of the Committee elected in individual regions that make up region

cohesion. If it is not accepted in this manner, the Committee resolution

appoint a Conciliation Commission composed of 2 members of the Committee from each of the regions,

which shall submit a draft resolution of the issues Committee for reconsideration.



(6) the Committee shall meet as necessary but at least once every 3 months.



(7) for more details of the actions and decisions of the Committee shall lay down the rules of procedure

of the Committee.



§ 16e



(1) the Committee shall consider and decide on matters related to the implementation of the regional

of the operational programme, and in particular approves:



and detailed programming document) document of the regional operational

the program, including changes to these documents,



(b)) a call for projects, including documentation and any changes

the challenges or to individual documentation challenges



(c) selection of projects) the Regional Council shall provide subsidies or repayable

financial aid,



(d)) annual and final report on implementation, as well as other reports and

documents associated with the implementation of the regional operational programme,



(e)) other matters if so provided by the rules of procedure of the Committee.



(2) the Committee shall approve the budget of the Regional Council,

of the financial term of the Regional Council, the final account of the Regional Council

and the financial statements drawn up by the Regional Council to the balance sheet date. Final

account the Regional Council together with a report on the results of the review

the management of the Regional Council for the previous calendar year, the Committee shall discuss the

30. in June of the following year and take measures to address any

the shortcomings.



(3) in the cohesion region Prague shall exercise the powers and scope of the Committee

referred to in paragraph 1, the Council of the capital city of Prague, with the exception of the scope of

subparagraph (c)), carried out by the Municipal Council of the capital Prague.



section 16f



The President of the



(1) the Committee appoints from among its members a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman. In

the case of the cohesion region formed by the more the number of Vice-Presidents of the region

lays down so that each county had their representation within the Committee, either on the spot

the President, or the Vice-President.



(2) the President of the Regional Council is the statutory body and shall represent it

outwardly. Of its activities is the responsibility of the Committee.



(3) the Chairman shall convene meetings of the Committee and directs.




(4) the President shall represent the Vice-Chair, in his absence. If

more Vice-Presidents elected, the President shall represent the Vice-Presidents in order of

established by the Committee.



(5) the Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall exercise the functions until

the Committee shall elect a new Chairman or Vice-Chairman.



§ 16 g



Conflict of interest



(1) the performance of the duties of a member of the Committee is incompatible with the functions of the Director and the

employment to the Regional Council.



(2) in the case of a conflict of interest in the case of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman and a member of the Committee,

proceed under special legislation ^ 6b).



§ 17



The Office of the



(1) the authority of the Executive authority is the Regional Council, which provides all the

the tasks associated with the functions of the managing authority of the regional operational programme

with the exception of those matters that are entrusted to the Committee under section 16e.



(2) the authority shall carry out further tasks related to the professional, organisational and technical

security activity of the Regional Council.



(3) at the head of the Office of the Director of the Office (hereinafter referred to as "the Director"). The Director of the

appointed and recalled by the Committee on the proposal of the President; appointment based work

the ratio to the Regional Council. The Director is subordinated to the President.



(4) the Director of the



and) to employees of the Regional Council the function of the statutory authority

the employer,



(b)) provides for the salaries of the employees of the Regional Council in accordance with paragraph 6,



(c)) is the parent of all the employees of the Regional Council, and checks their

activity.



(5) the organizational structure, number of employees and the budget of the authority as

part of the budget of the Regional Council shall establish a Committee.



(6) The status, rights and obligations of the employees of the Regional Council is

subject to the provisions of the Act on officials of territorial self-governing units

Similarly.



(7) for the purposes of the law on the civil service, the staff member of the Regional Council

It considers the official territorial self-governing unit. The performance of the activities of the

referred to in section 5 of the Act on civil service or similar employee activities

The Regional Council for the purposes of counting the practice under the law on the State

Service considered the performance of the activities of the official territorial self-governing unit

in the regional office.



section 18



(1) the Ministry ensures cooperation with the authorities of the Czech Republic

The European Union in the fields of the promotion of economic, social and territorial

cohesion and territorial cooperation.



(2) the Ministry, after consultation with the governing bodies in the framework of the European

structural and investment funds to create a single national framework

accepted the resolutions of the Government of the Czech Republic, which methodically unifies

procedures related to the preparation, management, implementation, monitoring and

evaluation of the programmes of these funds.



(3) the procedures related to the preparation, management, implementation, monitoring and

evaluation of the rural development programme processes and Government

discussion with the Ministry shall submit to the Ministry of agriculture. These

the procedures must be based on a single national framework referred to in paragraph 2 and

to create conditions for the fulfilment of the obligations resulting from the agreement on the

the partnership concluded between the Czech Republic and the European Commission on the

drawing from the European structural and investment funds (hereinafter referred to as

"Partnership agreement").



(4) the Ministry after consultation with governing bodies ^ 15) publishes control acts

the binding for the control authorities of the operational programmes, which methodically

unifies the procedures related to the preparation, management and implementation,

the monitoring and evaluation of these programmes. In the event that, after

consultation with the managing authorities of operational programmes will be achieved

between the Ministry and the control authorities of the operational programmes, shall decide on the

the contradictions of the Government on the proposal of the Ministry.



(5) monitoring system by directly applicable regulation

Union ^ 16) is the public information system of the public administration and its

by the Ministry. Monitoring system ensures the mutual

communicating the implementation structure bodies and information security

activities and processes associated mainly with



and preparation and implementation) of the partnership agreement,



(b) preparing and implementing financial), programming, or other

tools defined methodological documents of the Ministry.



(6) monitoring system is used in the field of economic, social and

territorial cohesion also for information security activities and processes

related to the



and the preparation, planning,) management, monitoring, reporting and

evaluation of the operational programmes,



b) promulgation of the calls for applications for grants or repayable

the financial bailout,



(c)) by submitting applications for subsidies or repayable financial assistance,

requests for payment, history information and other similar documents,



(d) preparing, planning), management, monitoring, reporting and

evaluation of the projects during their entire life cycle, including

defined period of sustainability,



(e) the planning and management of checks) the programmes and projects.



(7) for the purposes of coordination of assistance provided by the European Union at the level of

the State is for the programming period 2007-2013 set up Control and coordination

the Committee. Its members are representatives of the ministries concerned, the delegated

counties, entrepreneurs, trade unions, non-governmental non-profit organisations and other

legal persons. Details concerning the composition, scope,

the Organization and activities of the Steering and Coordination Committee provides its

the Statute and the rules of procedure, which, on a proposal of the Ministry approved by the Government.



(8) the Council shall be established for the European structural and investment funds (hereinafter

"the Council"), which is an advisory body of the Government. The President of the Council is

the President of the Government. Its members are representatives of the central authorities of the State

the Administration and the representatives of the Advisory and working bodies of the Government. The details of the

relating to the composition, scope, organization and activities of the Council

its Statute, approved by the Government.



(9) the Council shall examine, in particular,



and implementation of the programmes) conform the European structural and

investment funds towards agreement on strategic partnership and to

documents of the Czech Republic and the European Union,



(b) the benefits of individual policies) of the European Union, i.e.. policy

cohesion, rural development policy and fisheries policy, for the purposes of

implementation of the funding priorities of the partnership agreement,



(c)) and the following interface between the programmes part-financed

The European structural and investment funds with a focus on

ensure synergies



d) proposals for solutions to serious problems and in the risk management programs

the system measures required for the proper and effective implementation of the policy

cohesion, rural development policy and fisheries policy,



e) update of the partnership agreement and the information about changes to programs

The European structural and investment funds associated with changes

a valid distribution of funds between programs.



(10) the allocation of the European structural funds and the

investment funds in the area of economic, social and territorial cohesion

between the operational programmes and proposals for possible amendments to the applicable Division

the funds approved by the Government on the proposal of the Ministry after the

prior consultation with the Council.



(11) in the field of the promotion of economic, social and territorial cohesion is

provider grants or repayable financial assistance from the European

structural and investment funds under the special law

the rules ^ 17) the management authority in accordance with regulation directly applicable European

Union ^ 15), or else the managing authority in writing of the authorized body.



(12) the subsidy provided for in paragraph 11 of the Providers are required to provide

The Ministry in its challenge of the documents required for the fulfilment of the objectives of the agreement

about the partnership.



(13) in the area of the promotion of economic, social and territorial cohesion

the managing authority shall be issued by the management acts, which sets out the procedures associated with

preparation, management, implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation

of the operational programme. These control acts are for intermediate

entity ^ 13) binding.



(14) of the city of Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Ústí nad Labem, Pardubice, Olomouc and

the capital city Prague process and sustainable urban

strategy ^ 18). For this purpose, may conclude with other municipalities

public service contract ^ 19). The administrative authority for the settlement of these

contracts by the Ministry.



(15) the management authority ^ 15) with the exception of the managing authority of the operational programme

Prague-pole of growth shall instruct the city referred to in paragraph 14 of the functions

the intermediate body. The function of intermediary organisation

perform the city referred to in paragraph 14 of the delegated powers. G/l

the competence in the performance of the functions of the intermediate body is bound always

on sustainable urban strategy ^ 18), for which the implementation of each of the

responsible for the cities referred to in paragraph 14 of the responsible, and includes a selection of

operations. On the selection of operations to be issued for the purposes of the proceedings for grant

binding opinion.



(16) to the cities of credentials in accordance with paragraph 15 occurs by closing the public

the contracts ^ 20), which also adjusts the relationship between the managing authority and the city of

entrusted with the function of an intermediate body, including how

financing. To consent to the conclusion of each of these agreements and to address the

disputes arising from them is the competent Minister for standing at the head of the Ministry of

responsible for managing the operational programme, which is party to this Treaty.



(17) the city is obliged to replace the State of damage caused in the performance of functions

the intermediate body referred to in paragraph 15. For the recovery of damages

proceed according to the code of civil procedure.



PART THE FIFTH



THE EUROPEAN GROUPING FOR TERRITORIAL COOPERATION



§ 18a



(1) this section governs the following on directly applicable provision

The European Union on the European grouping for territorial cooperation ^ 7) (hereinafter referred to as

"regulation on the European grouping") procedure for approval of participation in

the group, in the establishment and registration of a grouping based on the territory of the Czech

Republic and other related relations.



(2) Group with the participation of a member with limited liability are required to have a

for the whole period of its activity the appropriate insurance or other security

According to the article. 12 of the regulation on the European grouping of the.



(3) the name of the group is located on the territory of the Czech Republic must contain

the designation "European grouping for territorial cooperation" or the abbreviation

"EGTC".



(4) if the liability of at least one member of the group from the Member

State limited as a result of the national law under which it is established,


other members of the Convention may also limit their liability.



section 18b



Approval of the participation of the Member in the Group



(1) Any member of the group in the future, if the legal person established

or under the legislation of the Czech Republic, makes a request for

the approval of his participation in the grouping based on the territory of the Czech Republic

or on the territory of another Member State of the European Union to the Ministry. To

the application must be accompanied by the supporting documents for the approval procedure in accordance with

the provisions of the article. 4 (4). 2 (a). (b)), the regulation on the European grouping.



(2) the Ministry of a request for approval of participation in groups reject,

If the reasons given in the article. 4 (4). 3 of the regulation on the European

grouping of the.



(3) when approving participation in the grouping, according to the Ministry's requests

special legal regulation ^ 10) an extract from the criminal register.

Request for the release of the statement from the criminal register and the extract from the register

Criminal record shall be transmitted in electronic form, and the way

enabling remote access.



(4) a member of the group, which has been approved by the Ministry of participation in

the grouping based on the territory of the Czech Republic, but the Group was not

not yet registered, or a member of the group, which has been approved by the participation in the

the grouping based on the territory of another Member State of the European Union, is

obliged to notify the Ministry of the planned amendment to the Convention or change the

the statutes referred to in article. 4 (4). 6 of the regulation on the European grouping and ask for

approval of amendments to the Convention, with the exception of amendments to the Convention, which consists of

the accession of a new Member, covered by the article. 4 (4). 6a (a). and)

the regulation on the European grouping of the.



section 18 c



Registration group



(1) the Group is based in the Czech Republic is a legal person and

on the date of registration in the registry Group (hereinafter referred to as "the register") kept by the

By the Ministry.



(2) a proposal for the entry in the register (hereinafter "registration") is authorised to

submit to the Ministry of person in charge of the future members of the group. Part of the

applications are officially approved and certified copy of the Convention and the statutes referred to in article.

8 and 9 of the regulation on the European grouping, data on the name, or names,

the last name and the address of the place of residence of the Director of the group, address for

service, or electronic address ^ 7a) for the delivery and documents

containing the consents granted all possible future States members

Group established under the legislation of their country of residence.



(3) if the Ministry rejects the registration



and) approved by the procedure laid down in section 18b participation in group member,

set up or established under the legislation of the Czech Republic,



(b) the applicant fails to submit evidence of) the insurance or guarantee referred to in § 18a

paragraph. 2.



(4) the provisions of § 18b, paragraph. 3 i shall apply mutatis mutandis to the registration

grouping of the.



(5) the Ministry into the registry writes



and the name and address of the Group),



(b)) the period for which the grouping is based,



(c) the purpose of the establishment and tasks) grouping,



(d) a list of members of the Convention),



(e) the name, if applicable) name, surname and address of the place of residence of the Director

grouping and



(f) the address for service) or an e-mail address for delivery.



(6) the Ministry registers the statutes adopted by the group in accordance with article. 9

paragraph. 1 of the regulation on the European grouping of the. The fact that appear in

the registry and the full text of the Convention and the statutes of the Ministry will publish in the manner

enabling remote access.



(7) the Group based in the Czech Republic is obliged to notify the

The Ministry of the planned amendment to the Convention or of the statutes referred to in article. 4 (4). 6

the regulation on the European grouping before its acceptance by the authorities of the grouping and

apply for approval of an amendment to the Convention, with the exception of such amendments to the Convention

the accession of a new Member is covered by article. 4 (4). 6a

(a). and) Regulation on the European grouping. The Ministry of a request for

approval of amendments to the Convention shall be refused, if the reasons given in the article. 4 (4).

3 of the regulation on the European grouping of the. Otherwise, it shall notify the group,

the amendment to the Convention may adopt.



(8) a change of the facts referred to in paragraph 5, or

referred to in the Statute and the Convention shall notify the Ministry into 7 groups

working days from the date when this change occurred, and the Department of it

registers. Group shall send the Ministry as part of the notification referred to in

the first sentence also modified the full text of the Convention and the statutes, and the Ministry is

publish in the manner referred to in paragraph 6.



section 18 d



Cancellation and termination of the Group



(1) if the Department finds that the activities of the grouping meets reality

referred to in the article. 14 of the regulation on the European grouping, it immediately on the

Group notifies and prompts them to move away from such activities.

If the grouping in this work continues, the Ministry is cancelled and

group enters into liquidation. Grouping can be cancelled by

the law on the criminal liability of legal persons and proceedings against them.



(2) the Group expires on the date of deletion of the registry, which the Ministry performs the

on the proposal of the liquidator after the end of the liquidation.



section 18e



The participation of the State and territorial self-governing units in the Group



(1) the Czech Republic can become a member of the group only with the prior

the consent of the Government of the Czech Republic. A proposal to grant the consent of the submitting

Government member, whose scope is related to the specific objective of substantive and

grouping tasks designated by the Convention.



(2) for the participation of territorial self-governing units in a grouping shall not apply

the provisions of other legislation governing ^ 7b) cooperation with

territorial self-governing units of other States.



section 18E



Accounting and financial statements



(1) the grouping of the accounting unit and keep accounts in accordance with the Special

the law ^ 7 c).



(2) the Group shall ensure that verification of the accounts auditor ^ 7 d).



§ 18 g



Annual report of the



(1) the Group shall draw up for each calendar year of its activity the annual

the message and forwards it to the Ministry not later than 15. July, the following

of the year. The Ministry shall publish an annual report in a manner enabling remote

access.



(2) the annual report shall contain



and an overview of the activities carried out in) the calendar year with their

relation to the objectives and tasks of the groups referred to in the Convention,



(b)) and the assessment of the financial statements of basic data contained therein,



(c) changes in the composition of the institutions) grouping, which has occurred in the course of the year, and



(d)) of the Auditor on the financial statements.



(3) if the Ministry Receives from the Group annual report within the time limit referred to in

paragraph 1, the group that has done so in addition set

the time limit. After her futile expiration of the Ministry follows the article. 13

the regulation on the European grouping of the. Similarly, the Department shall proceed in the

the case, entitle him to information about the activities of the Group

in the annual report.



§ 18 h



Control of the management of public financial resources



For the determination of the scope of authority of the examining procedure of public

the financial resources referred to in article for the group. 6 (1). 1 the regulation on

the European Group will apply the law on financial control ^ 7e).



PART SIX



FINAL PROVISIONS



§ 19



(1) the control of the use of budgetary resources and records returnable

financial assistance in accordance with the Government-approved State programs

regional development shall be carried out under special legislation. ^ 8)



(2) the granting of aid under this Act shall be in accordance with the

the Act on public support. ^ 9)



(3) assistance under this Act shall not be granted in contravention of

policy development or planning documentation.



section 20



This law shall enter into force on 1 January 2005. January 1, 2001.



Klaus r.



Havel in r.



Zeman in r.



Selected provisions of the novel



Article. XI of Act No. 137/2006 Coll.



The transitional provisions of the



Date of entry into force of this law on the Regional Council

cohesion regions the rights and obligations arising from the activities of the Regional Council

established for each of the regions referred to in the existing cohesion legal

editing.



Article II of Act No. 66/2007 Sb.



1. The Regional Council of the cohesion region Prague the day of entry into force

This Act repealed.



2. All rights and liabilities of the Regional Council of the cohesion region Prague

date of entry into force of this Act on the capital city of Prague.



3. Rights and obligations of the Regional Labor Relations staff

the Council of the cohesion region Prague from the Regional Council of the region

the capital city of Prague on the cohesion of the threshold.



Article. — Act No. 239/2012 Sb.



The transitional provisions of the



The approval of the financial statements in accordance with § 16e, paragraph. 2 of Act No. 248/2000 Coll.

in the version effective as from the date of entry into force of this law, for the first time

for the accounting period of the year 2012.



Article. (II) Law No 298/2015 Sb.



Transitional provisions



1. the regional development strategy approved by the Government of the Czech Republic

before the date of entry into force of this Act with effect as provided for

at least until the year 2017 is considered a regional development Strategy

in accordance with this Act.



2. the territorial development programme approved by the County Government

the region prior to the date of entry into force of this Act with effect as provided for

at least until the year 2017 is considered a territorial development strategy

the County pursuant to this Act. For the development strategy of the territorial perimeter region

under this Act, is also considered another strategic document

approved by the Government of the region prior to the date of entry into force of this

the Act with effect as provided for at least until the year 2017, if its contents

in accordance with the territorial development strategy of the County pursuant to this

the law.



3. the provisions of section 18, paragraph. 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17

Act No. 248/2000 Coll., as amended, effective from the date of entry into force of

This law shall not apply in the case of programmes approved for the period from 1.

January 2007 to 31 December 2007. December 2013.



4. the provisions of section 18, paragraph. 7 of Act No. 248/2000 Coll., as amended effective from

date of entry into force of this law, shall not apply to the coordination of assistance

provided by the European Union through the programmes approved for the

period from 1. January 2014.



6 communication from the Czech Statistical Office) no 228/2004 Coll., on the update

Nomenclature of territorial statistical units (NUTS-).



6a) Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July. July 2006 concerning the General

provisions on the European regional development fund, the European

Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No.


1260/1999.



6B) Act No. 129/2000 Coll., on the regions (regional establishment), as amended by

amended.



6 c) Law No 250/2000 Coll., on the budgetary rules of the local budgets,

in the wording of later regulations.



6 d) Act No. 320/2001 Coll., on financial control in the public administration and of the

amendments to certain acts (the Act on financial control), as amended

regulations.



6E) Act No 420/2004 Coll., on the review of the management of the territorial

authorities and voluntary municipalities.



6F) § 2 (2). 1, § 124 and 206 of the labour code.



6 g) Law No. 131/2000 Coll., on the capital city of Prague, as subsequently amended

regulations.



7) European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006 of 5 May 2006.

July 2006 on the European grouping for territorial cooperation (EGTC)

the texts of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) no 1302/2013.



7A) Act No 227/2000 Coll., on electronic signature and amending certain

other laws (the law on electronic signature), as amended

regulations.



7B) section 55 of Act No. 128/2000 Coll., on municipalities (municipal establishment), as amended by

Act No. 313/2002 Sb.



section 28 of Act No. 129/2000 Coll., as amended by law no 231/2002 Sb.



section 27 of Act No 131/2000 Coll., as amended by law no 145/2001 Sb.



7 c) Act No. 563/1991 Coll., on accounting, as amended.



7 d) Law No. 93/2009 Coll. on Auditors and amendment to certain laws

(the law on Auditors).



7E) Act No. 320/2001 Coll., on financial control in the public administration and of the

amendments to certain acts (the Act on financial control), as amended

regulations.



for example, 8) Law No. 218/2000 Coll., on the budgetary rules and the change

some related acts (budgetary rules), law no 250/2000

Coll., Act No. 552/1991 Coll., on State control, as amended

regulations.



9) Law No 59/2000 Coll., on public support.



10) Law No. 269/1994 Coll., on criminal records, as amended

regulations.



11) section 12 of Act No. 218/2000 Coll., on the budgetary rules and the change

some related acts (budgetary rules), as amended by

amended.



12) Act No 100/2001 Coll., on the assessment of the effects on the environment and on

changes to some related laws (Act on environmental impact assessment

the environment), in the wording of later regulations.



13) Article. paragraph 123. 6 regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No.

1303/13 of 17 November 2003. December 2013 on common provisions on the

The European regional development fund, the European Social Fund, the Fund

cohesion, the European agricultural fund for rural development and the European

maritime and Fisheries Fund, laying down general provisions on the European

for regional development, European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the

The European maritime and Fisheries Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No.

1083/2006.



14) Article. 23 paragraph. 2 and 4 of the regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No.

1299/13 of 17 November 2003. December 2013 on special provisions for

with support from the European Regional Development Fund for the European

territorial cooperation.



Article 15). paragraph 123. 1 regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No.

1303/2013.



16) European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013.



17) Law No 218/2000 Coll., as amended.



Law No 250/2000 Coll., as amended.



18) Article. 7. 4 regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No.

1301/2013 the European Fund for regional development, on special

provisions relating to the goals of Investing for growth and employment and the

repeal of Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006.



19) section 46 of Act No. 128/2000 Coll., on municipalities (municipal establishment), as amended by

amended.



20) § 159 up to 170 of the Act No. 500/2004 Coll., the administrative code, as amended by

amended.

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