Amendment Of The Act On The Promotion Of Regional Development And Change Other Laws

Original Language Title: změna zákona o podpoře regionálního rozvoje a změna dalších zákonů

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298/2015 Sb.



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of 22 March. October 2015,



amending Act No. 248/2000 Coll., on the promotion of regional development,

in the wording of later regulations, and some other laws



Parliament has passed the following Act of the Czech Republic:



PART THE FIRST



Amendment of the Act on the promotion of regional development



Article. (I)



Act No. 248/2000 Coll., on the promotion of regional development, in the text of the Act

No. 320/2002 Coll., Act No. 109/2006 Coll., Act No. 137/2006 Coll., Act

No 186/2006 Coll., Act No. 66/2007 Coll., Act No. 154/2009 Coll., Act

No 199/2010 Coll., Act No. 253/2011 Coll., Act No. 420/2011 Coll., Act

No 457/2011 Coll., Act No. 239/2012 Coll. and Act No. 250/2014 Sb,

amended as follows:



1. the first and third Parts, including headings and footnotes 7 and 11

to 14:



"PART OF 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



(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.



§ 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.



§ 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.



§ 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.



PART THE THIRD



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

The DEVELOPMENT of the



§ 14



(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.



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.



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. ".



2. Footnote 1 to 5 shall be deleted.



3. The title of part the fourth: "AID COORDINATION of economic, social and

TERRITORIAL COHESION ".



4. the provisions of section 15 of the introductory part, the words "economic and social"

replaced by the words "the promotion of economic, social and territorial '.



5. In section 15 (b). (f)), the words "region" shall be replaced by the words "Region

The Highlands ".



6. footnote No. 6a is inserted:



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

laying down general provisions on the European regional development fund,

The European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC)

No 1260/1999. ".



7. In section 16 shall be inserted at the beginning of paragraph 5, the phrase "Regional Council

exercises competence in the field of public administration. ".



8. In section 16d paragraph. 1 the first sentence, the words "no later than 90 days

from the date in which the constituent meeting of the County Council were held,

or from the date, when the demise of a member of the Committee referred to in paragraph 2 "

shall be deleted.



9. In paragraph 2 of section 16d reads:



"(2) a member of 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

later. ".



10. In article 16d, paragraph 3 is deleted.



Paragraphs 4 to 8 shall be renumbered as paragraphs 3 to 7.



11. In section 16f, the following paragraph 5 is added:



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

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



12. In article 17, the following paragraph 7 is added:



"(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. ".



13. section 18 including the footnotes No 15 to 20:



"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.



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. ".



14. section 18a is inserted:



"§ 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. ".



15. In section 18b, paragraph 4 reads:



"(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. ".



16. In section 18 c paragraph 3 is added:



"(3) the Ministry of the registration refuses, if



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. ".



17. In paragraph 7 of section 18 c is inserted:



"(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. ".



Article. (II)



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.



PART THE SECOND



Amendment of the Act on regions (regional establishment)



Article. (III)



In section 35, paragraph. 2 (a). (d)) of Act No. 129/2000 Coll., on the regions (regional

the establishment of a), the word "programmes" replaced by the word "strategy".



PART THE THIRD



Amendment of the Act on the capital city of Prague



Article. (IV)



Law No. 131/2000 Coll., on the capital city of Prague, in the wording of Act No.

145/2001 Coll., Act No. 273/2001 Coll., Act No. 320/2001 Coll., Act No.

450/2001 Coll., the Act No. 312/2002 Coll., Act No. 312/2002 Coll., Act No.

320/2002 Coll., Act No. 22/2004 Coll., the Act No. 216/2004 Coll., Act No.

257/2004 Coll., Act No. 387/2004 Coll., Act No. 421/2004 Coll., Act No.

499/2004 Coll., Act No. 501/2004 Coll., Act No. 626/2004 Coll., Act No.

109/2006 Coll., Act No. 186/2006 Coll., Act No. 189/2006 Coll., Act No.

234/2006 Coll., the Act No. 261/2007 Coll., Act No. 66/2008 Coll., Act No.

169/2008 Coll., Act No. 297/2008 Coll., Act No. 305/2008 Coll., Act No.

477/2008 Coll., Act No. 227/2009 Coll., Act No. 281/2009 Coll., Act No.

326/2009 Coll., Act No. 199/2010 Coll., Act No. 347/2010 Coll., Act No.

424/2010 Coll., Act No. 246/2011 Coll., Act No. 364/2011 Coll., Act No.

457/2011 Coll., Act No. 142/2012 Coll., Act No. 239/2012 Coll., Act No.

350/2012 Coll., Act No. 303/2013 Coll., Act No. 64/2014 Coll. and Act No.

24/2015 Coll., is hereby amended as follows:



1. In section 17(2). 1 (a). (g)), section 18, paragraph. 1 (a). and, section, paragraph 59). 2 (a).

(d)) and in section 89, paragraph. 1 (a). (f)), the word "program" is replaced by

"strategy".



2. In article 59, paragraph. 2 (a). (d)) and in section 89, paragraph. 1 (a). (g)), the word "program"

replaced by the word "strategy".



3. In section 89, paragraph. 1 (a). g), the words "with the program" shall be replaced by the words "

strategies ".



PART THE FOURTH



The amendment to the labour code



Article. In



Act No. 262/2006 SB., labour code, as amended by Act No. 585/2006 Coll.

Act No. 181/2007 Coll., the Act No. 261/2007 Coll., Act No. 296/2007 Coll.

Act No. 362/2007 Coll., the finding of the Constitutional Court, declared under no.

116/2008 Coll., Act No. 121/2008 Coll., Act No. 126/2008 Coll., Act No.

294/2008 Coll., Act No. 305/2008 Coll., Act No. 306/2008 Coll., Act No.

382/2008 Coll., Act No. 286/2009 Coll., Act No. 320/2009 Coll., Act No.

326/2009 Coll., Act No. 347/2010 Coll., Act No. 427/2010 Coll., Act No.


73/2011 Coll., Act No. 180/2011 Coll., Act No. 185/2011 Coll., Act No.

341/2011 Coll., Act No. 364/2011 Coll., Act No. 365/2011 Coll., Act No.

367/2011 Coll., Act No. 375/2011 Coll., Act No. 458/2011 Coll., Act No.

466/2011 Coll., Act No. 167/2012 Coll., Act No. 385/2012 Coll., Act No.

396/2012 Coll., Act No. 399/2012 Coll., Act No. 155/2013 Coll., Act No.

303/2013 Coll., Act No. 101/2014 Coll., Act No. 182/2014 Coll., Act No.

250/2014 Coll. and Act No. 205/2015 Coll., is hereby amended as follows:



1. In section 109, paragraph. 3 at the end of subparagraph (d)), the word "or" is deleted.



2. In § 109 paragraph. 3 at the end of subparagraph (e)), the comma shall be replaced by ",

or "and the following subparagraph (f)), which read:



"(f)), the Regional Council of the cohesion region,".



PART THE FIFTH



The amendment to the law on the civil service



Article. (VI)



Act No. 234/2014 Coll. on State service, as amended by Act No. 131/2015 Sb.

and the finding of the Constitutional Court, declared under no 199/2015 Coll., amended

as follows:



1. In section 53, paragraph. 5, letter (b)) the following new point (c)), which read:



"(c)) an employee of the Regional Council of the cohesion region (hereinafter referred to as

"Regional Council") included on the working place of the Director of

the Regional Council, the ".



Former points (c) and (d))) shall become points (d) and (e)).)



2. In section 53, paragraph. 5 the final part of the provisions of § 55 paragraph. 3 final

part of the provisions, and section 55, paragraph. 5 the final part of the provisions of the

"whole", the words "Regional Council".



3. § 54 paragraph. 3 and § 54 paragraph. 5, after the words "international organization"

the words "Regional Council".



4. In section 55, paragraph. 3 at the end of subparagraph (b)), the word "or" is deleted.



5. In section 55, paragraph. 3, the letter b) the following new point (c)), which read:



"(c)) an employee of the Regional Council on the work site of the Director

the Office of the Regional Council or ".



Letter c) is renumbered as paragraph (d)).



6. In section 55, paragraph. 5, letter (b)) the following new point (c)), which read:



"(c)) an employee of the Regional Council on the working place of the head

the Department of the Office of the Regional Council, the ".



Former points (c) to (g))) shall become points (d) to (h)).)



7. In article 57, paragraph. 3 at the end of subparagraph (b)), the word "or" is deleted.



8. In section 57, paragraph. 3, the letter b) the following new point (c)), which read:



"(c) a staff member of the Regional Council), included in the Office of the regional

the Council, which controls the other head of the employee, if the administrative activity

a similar service, whose scope is useful to business concerns, or place ".



Letter c) is renumbered as paragraph (d)).



9. In section 57, paragraph. 3 the final part of paragraph 57 of the provisions and section. 5 final

part of the provision, the words "Municipal Office municipality with extended

competence ", the words" Regional Council ".



10. In section 57, paragraph. 5, letter (b)) the following new point (c)), which read:



"(c) a staff member of the Regional Council), included in the Office of the regional

the Council ".



Former points (c) to (g))) shall become points (d) to (h)).)



11. In section 58, paragraph. 3, the letter b) the following new point (c)), which read:



"(c)) an employee of the Regional Council included in the Office of the Regional Council, the".



Former points (c) to (f))) shall become points (d) to (g))).



PART SIX



The EFFECTIVENESS of the



Article. (VII)



This law shall enter into force on the fifteenth day following its publication.



In r. hamáček.



Zeman in r.



Sobotka in r.