On The Right To Information On The Environment

Original Language Title: o právu na informace o životním prostředí

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Read the untranslated law here: https://portal.gov.cz/app/zakony/download?idBiblio=46636&nr=123~2F1998~20Sb.&ft=txt

123/1998 Coll.



LAW



of 13 October. May 1998



on the right to information on the environment



Change: 132/2000 Sb.



Change: 6/2005 Sb.



Change: 413/2005 Sb.



Change: 380/2009 Sb.



Change: 83/2015 Sb.



Parliament has passed the following Act of the United States:



§ 1



The subject of the edit



(1) this Act incorporates the relevant provisions of the European Union ^ 1) and

modifies the security rights of access to environmental information

and to timely and complete information on the environment, to create the ^ 1a)

the conditions for the exercise of this right and promote active making available

environmental information by statutory bodies. Provides for the



and the performance rights to) the terms of timely and complete information on the

environment, which have mandatory entities under this Act, or

that are available for these entities,



(b)) public access to environmental information, which

have the required entities under this Act or that are

available for these entities,



(c)) the conditions and time limits for basic disclosure and the reasons for

which obliged entities under this Act to deny disclosure

information,



(d) the active disclosure of information) on environment and support

the use of a device for remote access,



(e) the rules for the establishment of the infrastructure) for spatial data for the purposes of

environmental policies and policies or activities which may have a

impact on the environment and accessing spatial data

through a National Network of services on the INSPIRE GeoPortal (

"GeoPortal"),



(f)) education, training and public awareness in the field of environmental protection.



(2) disclosure of data collected for statistical purposes, and

disclosure of statistical information shall be governed by a special law. ^ 2)



§ 2



Definition of terms



For the purposes of this Act, means the



and) environmental information (the "information"), information in the

any technically feasible form, which, in particular, on the



1. the State and development of the environment, on the causes and consequences of this

the State,



2. the prepared or carried out activities and measures and on the

negotiated agreements, which have or could have an impact on the status of the

the environment and its components,



3. the State of the elements of the environment, including genetically modified

organisms, and the interaction between them, about the substances, energy, noise, radiation,

waste, including radioactive waste and other emissions into the

the environment, affecting or likely to affect its ingredients, and

the implications of these emissions,



4. the use of natural resources and its consequences on the environment and

also the information necessary for the evaluation of the causes and consequences of this

use and its effects on living organisms and the company,



5. the environmental effects of the construction, operations, technologies and products on the environment

and public health and environmental impact assessment,



6. the administrative proceedings in environmental matters, the environmental impact assessment

on the environment, Petitions and complaints in these matters and their

and also the information contained in the documents relating to the

specially protected nature components and other components of the

environment protected by the specific provisions,



7. Economic and financial analyses used in decision making and

other measures and practices in matters of the environment, if the

were taken wholly or partly out of public funds,



8. the State of the public health, safety and the conditions of life of the people, if the

are or may be affected by the State of the elements of the environment,

emissions or activities, measures and agreements referred to in point 2,



9. the State cultural and architectural monuments, they are or may

be affected by the State of the environmental emission or

activities, measures and agreements referred to in point 2,



10. reports on the implementation and the implementation of legislation in the field of protection of

of the environment ".



11. International, national, regional and local strategies and

programmes, action plans, etc., to which the Czech Republic is a participant, and

reports on their implementation,



12. international obligations relating to the environment and the

fulfilment of the obligations arising from international treaties by which the Czech

Republic is bound,



13. sources of information about the State of the environment and natural resources;



(b)) the compulsory subjects



1. the administrative authorities and other departments of the State and territorial authorities

self-governing units, ^ 3)



2. legal or natural persons who, on the basis of specific legal

legislation in the area of public administration is exercised by the scope of the applicable

directly or indirectly, to the environment, "^ 4)



3. legal persons established, controlled or authorized agencies

referred to in points 1 and 2, as well as the individuals responsible for these

entities on the basis of legislation or agreements with such

bodies provide services that affect the State of the environment and

its individual components (hereinafter referred to as the "designated officer")



(c) disclosure of information the provision of) any technically

workable in the form of individual legal entities or natural persons, which

requested, (hereinafter referred to as "the applicant"), a direct inspection of the documents or

other information files, taking statements, copies, or copies of the applicant

at the headquarters or in other premises of the mandatory subjects and information about

the ways and methods of obtaining the information;



(d) disclosure of the information their) active provision of unlimited

the circuit operators, without the need to submit an application;



e) spatial data, including data identifiable groups, in

electronic form that directly or indirectly refer to a specific

location or geographical area within the territory of the Czech Republic and in the case of

the agreement with another Member State of the European Union and within its territory;



f) metadata information describing spatial data or services

based on the spatial data and that allow you to search for them,

sorting and use;



g) infrastructure for spatial data and spatial data services

based on the spatial data, network services and technologies, metadata,

the technical requirements of the agreement on sharing access to spatial data and

spatial data-based services and their use,

mechanisms, processes and procedures of coordination, established, operated or

disclosed in accordance with this law and the monitoring of, use of

spatial data and spatial data services;



h) option to combine spatial data interoperability and mutual

communication between services based on spatial data without

repetitive manual intervention so that the result is coherent and

in order to increase the added value of the data sets and services based

on spatial data;



as well as making data disclosure spatial) data and metadata

Unlimited circuit operators through



1. the provision of spatial data and metadata on the GeoPortal (section 11a)

custom Web interface using services based on

spatial data in accordance with the technical requirements, or



2. the transmission of spatial data and metadata in accordance with the technical

GeoPortal requirements (section 11a)



j) technical requirements, which contain the minimum requirements

performance requirements on the service based on the spatial data and

ensure the coherence of the spatial data set directly applicable

European Union regulations governing rules ^ 16) to create and

metadata update, monitoring and reporting service based on

spatial data interoperability and the harmonisation of spatial data and

services based on the spatial data and for access to space

data and services;



k) spatial data-based services possible forms of processing

spatial data and related metadata by means of computer

the application.



§ 3



Request of information



(1) the applicant may, in order to obtain information about the environment

ask the principal body for disclosure of environmental information.

Its application does not have to justify. The request may be made orally, in writing,

by telephone, electronically, by fax or by any other technically feasible

in the form. The request must be clear what to cover information which has

be granted. The request must be perceptible, who handed her.



(2) in the case of cryptic or too generally formulated request

to the applicant within 15 days of receipt of the request sent to the challenge to her

clarification. In the call must be specified, in which direction it is necessary to request

Advanced. The applicant is obliged to this request without undue delay,

within 15 days, to the extent required Advanced. If an applicant to

15 days from the receipt of the request the request in the required direction of the contracting authority, it is considered

that, from my application.



(3) in the case of applications lodged by phone, if it cannot be immediately

dealt with, is a mandatory body is authorised to request to send in written

the form. For this case, the provisions of the clarification of the request reasonable.



§ 4



The application made by the debtor of a body without jurisdiction




In the event that the request is made for a statutory body, which does not have the

information available and at the same time does not have the specific legal

legislation the obligation to have such information, shall inform the applicant without undue

delay, not later than 15 days from the receipt of the request, that the

for this reason, the information cannot provide. If the queried

statutory body known which required entity has requested

the information is available, it shall refer the request within the time limits laid down in the

the first sentence and inform the applicant accordingly.



§ 5



Published information



(1) If a request is directed to provide published information may

the statutory body of the first, but not later than within 15 days, the place of supply

information provided to the applicant data to allow you to find and obtain

published information. This does not apply if the applicant has stated that it does not have the ability to

get published the information in a different way.



(2) if the applicant takes on the direct provision of published information,

the statutory body provide it to him.



§ 6



The method and form of disclosure of information



(1) the applicant may request, where appropriate, propose the form of how to

be used in the disclosure of information. If it asks for disclosure

information on technical data carrier is obliged to pay the price or

attach to the application technically applicable data carrier.



(2) if the applicant form or method referred to in paragraph 1 does not indicate, where applicable,

If such a form or of a method, you cannot take advantage of appropriate reasons, chooses

the method and form of disclosure of information with regard to the fulfilment of the purpose of

requests for disclosure of information and its optimal use by the applicant. In

doubt will be used especially of form and method, which were by the applicant

used to submit the request. If the statutory body shall make available information

even if only partially, to other than the required form, that your progress

justified.



§ 7



The deadline for the disclosure of information



(1) the information must be made available without undue delay, no later than

within 30 days of receipt of the request, unless special circumstances

exceptionally, urging extension of this period, but not more than 60 days. About

such circumstances and to extend the period before the applicant must be

the expiry of the 30-day period shall be so informed.



(2) in the case referred to in § 3 (1). 2 of this Act, the period for

disclosure of information the date on the delivery of advanced applications.



§ 8



Restricting access to information



(1) disclosure of information will be Denied if the exclude rules



and on the protection of classified information), ^ 5)



(b) protection) ^ 6) ^ 2 or individual data) and on the protection of

personality, ^ 7)



(c)) on the protection of intellectual property, ^ 8)



(d)) on the protection of trade secrets. ^ 9)



(2) disclosure of information may also be denied if



and compulsory subject) was passed by a person not to do so by

the law required and did not give prior written consent to the disclosure of this

information,



(b)) should make this information could have a negative impact on the protection of

the environment in places where the information relates to,



(c)) the applicant seeks the information procured by the in the context of the preparatory proceedings

(investigation) in criminal matters, ^ 10) or information refers to

pending proceedings and decision nepravomocných the provincial offences Act and other

administrative offences,



(d)) the request was formulated indistinctly or too general and the applicant,

Although he was asked to do it according to § 3 (2). 2 of this Act, nedoplnil,

or is it about the anonymous request.



(3) Furthermore, it is possible to deny disclosure of information if the



and yet) refers to the raw data, or that have no rating



(b) the request is formulated in manifest) provocatively or obstrukčně,



(c)) the applicant already has proven the requested information available,



(d)) refers to the internal guidelines of the statutory body that apply

exclusively for its internal operation.



(4) a violation of the trade secret is not disclosure of information identified

a trade secret if the



and the required information) refers to the action of the operational activities of the entrepreneur

on the environment,



(b)) there is an immediate danger to human health and the environment,



(c)) the required information has been obtained from the resources from public budgets.



(5) a violation of the right to protection of personality is not providing information about

the originators of the polluting activities, or otherwise threatening or affecting the

the environment contained in the final decision of the crime,

offence or another administrative offence.



(6) if possible, the required information shall be made available after the exclusion of

those facts, which constitute a reason for refusing disclosure

the information referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2. Such intervention and the reason must be

always when you enable the applicant information shall be informed.



(7) the right to refuse to make available information lasts only for the duration that

It takes the reason of the refusal.



(8) if the disclosure is denied the information in the cases referred to in

paragraph 3 (b). and communicate the required body), an indication of the estimate to the applicant

required for processing or evaluation of the required data, and if

This activity does not implement itself, and the identification data of the person who has this

the activities to be performed.



(9) in the case of a request for information on emissions discharged or

the emitted into the environment, you cannot use the grounds,

the disclosure of the information referred to in paragraph 1 (b). (b)), and (d)) and paragraph

2 (a). a) and (b)).



§ 9



The decision to refuse disclosure of information



(1) if the debtor entity requests for disclosure of information, even if only

in part, it shall take a within the period for disclosure of information

the decision to refuse disclosure of the information. If it is a compulsory subject

the designated person who is not under special legislation shall be entitled to

issue a decision, shall issue a decision refusing disclosure of information

a statutory body which founded the Commissionaire, he set up, manage or

commissioned, or with which it has an agreement under section 2 (b). (b)) 3.



(2) a decision is issued in the case of anonymous requests, or if the

the applicant pursuant to § 3 (2). 2 this Act nedoplnil your request, although to

It has been properly and timely asked.



(3) If a mandatory body did not provide in due time information or

He's not made a decision, it shall be deemed that decided to deny information.



(4) Similarly, as mentioned in paragraph 3 shall be applied to the case where the applicant

disagrees with the exclusion of those facts that constitute the reason for the

denial of disclosure of information under section 8 (2). 1 and 2 before

disclosure of the information.



§ 10



More detailed conditions for disclosure of information



(1) the information shall be made available in the working time of the relevant mandatory

bodies, or in specially provided for Office hours.



(2) everyone has the right to inspect the documents and make extracts from them or

copies. Everyone has the right, if it is operationally possible, for the acquisition of

copies of documents.



(3) Compulsory subjects are in relation to the disclosure of information

entitled to claim remuneration in an amount which shall not exceed the costs

with the acquisition of copies, measure technical data media and sending

information to the applicant.



(4) Compulsory subjects treated publicly available tariff payments according to

paragraph 3, stating the terms under which the payment of the levy, where necessary,

under which it is possible to refrain from collecting the payments.



section 10a



Active disclosure of information



(1) Compulsory subjects process information relating to their

scope and create the necessary technical and other conditions for the active

disclosure of information.



(2) the compulsory subjects are required to the extent provided by law

maintain and update the electronic database containing information

related to their fields of competence. This obligation does not apply to legacy

person, if the information referred to in paragraph 1 shall be kept in an electronic database,

a statutory body which founded the Commissionaire, he set up, manage or

commissioned, or with which it has an agreement under section 2 (b). (b)) 3.



(3) the electronic database referred to in paragraph 2 must be accessible

through a device allowing remote access.



(4) Compulsory subjects actively expose information, in particular, in a manner

allowing remote access and by its own editorial and

publishing activities.



(5) mandatory entities actively made available, in particular,



and) concept, policy, strategy, plans and programmes relating to the

the environment and report on their implementation, if they are

processed,



(b)) reports on the State of the environment, where they are processed,



c) summaries of data on monitoring of activities which have or are likely to have

effect on the State of the environment and its components,



d) administrative decision in case it is his release conditional on the release of

opinions on the assessment of the environmental effects of the implementation of project on the environment

According to a special legal regulation, ^ 10a)



e) documents acquired during the assessment of the effects on the environment

According to a special legal regulation, ^ 10b)



f) assessment of the risks related to the environment, if they are

processed,



g) of the agreement on the provision of services under section 2 (b). (b)) 3.



(6) the Ministry of the environment actively exposes




and) list of information that should have compulsory subjects available with

an indication of which of the statutory body, information can be obtained,



b) international treaties and agreements, legislation of the European Union, the laws of the

and other legislation in the field of environmental protection and the message

on their implementation and performance when they are processed.



(7) if the information referred to in this provision has already proven to

accessible through devices that allow remote access, may

incumbents following disclosures refer to.



section 10b



Emergency disclosure



In case of emergency the public is that there is a danger

warned under special legislation. ^ 10 c)



§ 11



The obligation to make information available to other people



Special law may provide for cases where another person is obliged to

make available information. ^ 11) may also designate special law derogated

terms and conditions for access to information. ^ 12) the right to information about the

the environment under this Act, however, cannot be limited or excluded.



§ 11a



GeoPortal



(1) the Ministry of environment manages the GeoPortal, which is

information system of public administration and is accessible through the

Portal of the public administration. Compulsory subjects through GeoPortal

expose the data that matches at least one of the themes listed in

the implementing legislation, which required operators form accepted

manage or update, and that fall within the tasks of the public

Administration. Ministry of the environment shall make available to the GeoPortal

all the information on the data, codes and technical classifications, which

are necessary to ensure compliance with the technical requirements.



(2) the Ministry of the environment via the GeoPortal

ensures, in particular,



and making available the data)



(b)) services based on spatial data



(c)) services of electronic commerce,



d) spatial data sharing in public administration,



(e) information on the use of infrastructure) for spatial data.



(3) the Ministry of the environment to make available other GeoPortal

spatial data than those whose topics are listed in the implementing

the law, if a statutory body so requests and if they are

the technical requirements are met. The Ministry of the environment on

GeoPortal will make available the data of a person who is not a compulsory subject (

"the other provider of spatial data"), provided that another provider

spatial data requests or other legislation so provides, and if the

the technical requirements are met.



(4) a part of the services based on spatial data network

services, which are services



and) search that allow you to search for data sets and services

based on the spatial data based on the content of the corresponding

metadata and allow you to view the metadata content,



(b)) the viewing, which allow you to at least display, navigate, zoom,

Zoom out, Pan, or overlap viewable spatial data and

see explanatory notes and any relevant content of metadata,



c) downloading data that allow you to download the full spatial data or

their parts and, where practicable, accessed directly,



(d)) of the transformation, enabling spatial data was

transformed in order to achieve interoperability,



e) boot which allow you to run services based on spatial

the data referred to in points (a) to (d)).)



(5) the transformation services must be combinable with other services

based on the spatial data and ensure interoperability.



(6) the lookup services allow you to search for data sets and services

based on the spatial data based on at least the following search

criteria or a combination thereof:



a) keywords



(b)) the classification of spatial data and services based on the spatial

data,



(c) the quality and validity of spatial) data



(d)) the degree of compliance with the technical requirements,



e) geographical location,



f) conditions for access to spatial data and services based on the

the spatial data and the conditions for their use,



g) mandatory body and other spatial data provider who creates,

manage, update and distribute spatial data and services based

on the spatial data.



(7) the Metadata includes information about the



and consistent spatial data) with the technical requirements,



b) conditions for access to spatial data and services based on the

spatial data and their use and about the amount of payment under section 11 c

paragraph. 3 and 4, if required,



(c)) and the validity of spatial data quality,



(d) statutory bodies and other) providers of spatial data,

who create, manage, update and distribute spatial data and

services based on spatial data



e) access restrictions and the reasons for such restrictions.



section 11b



The rules of disclosure of data



(1) a statutory body makes data available in accordance with the technical requirements

without submission of the application. Similarly, other provider exposes data

spatial data For making available data from GeoPortal shall not apply

the provisions of sections 3 to 7 and section 9.



(2) community make available data, only if the production, collection or

the dissemination of these data stores special legal regulation. In the case of territorial

statutory cities, broken down, and the city of Prague is the first sentence

apply by analogy to boroughs or districts. Territorially divided

statutory cities and the capital city of Prague makes available the data corresponding to

at least one of the topics listed in the implementing legislation, without

the restrictions.



(3) the obligation to make available the data has only the maker of the spatial data, the

not the holder of copies thereof. The preparer of the spatial data means

the statutory body that makes spatial data or leaves

create another entity for the purposes of the exercise of public administration. If

the maker of the spatial data receiving spatial data from another

the body makes spatial data in accordance with the copyright,

rights related to copyright or the sui generis right

the maker of the database.



(4) a statutory body and other spatial data provider to jimi

represent a spatial data and spatial data services

create and update metadata, which transmit to the GeoPortal. Mandatory

body and other spatial data provider are required to ensure that the

spatial data is made available by them to the GeoPortal correspond to metadata

they created. The implementing legislation provides for the time limits within which they must

the statutory body and other spatial data provider to create metadata

to them represent a spatial data and spatial services

the data.



(5) mandatory entities shall maintain a register of public use of them

created, managed, adopted or updated

spatial data and expose it to the Ministry of the environment.

The method of record keeping and disclosure down detailed legal

prescription. The evidence is passed on to the Ministry of the environment

through service on the GeoPortal always till end of February for the previous

calendar year. Obligation to keep the the spatial data are out of date

mandatory entities do not retain the spatial data according to a special

^ law 12a); metadata for spatial data not current

the compulsory subjects are made available to the GeoPortal. Method of preservation

outdated data sets and making available metadata to date

spatial data sets out detailed legislation.



§ 11 c



Access to spatial data



(1) the Data made available through publicly accessible are GeoPortal

manner allowing remote access. The statutory body or other

spatial data provider to expose data terms and conditions

as part of the metadata exposed by it. Spatial data are made available

compulsory subjects or other providers on the basis of a non-exclusive license

the Treaty or agreement governing the exploitation in particular, sub-license or

extraction of the databases that are made up of spatial data (hereinafter referred to as

"license agreement"), ^ 12b). If the statutory body or other provider

spatial data does not pass as part of metadata design license agreement,

make the spatial data based on sample licensing agreements

the Ministry of the environment shall publish on the GeoPortal. On

under a license agreement may be a mandatory body or other provider

make the spatial data service is also based on the spatial

the data.



(2) the licensing agreement contains, in particular,



the statutory body) or other provider of spatial

the data in the case of a natural person, the name, surname and place of residence, and in

case of legal persons, the name of a legal person, an indication of the legal form,

registered office and identification number, tax identification number,



(b) the designation of the licensee for) the natural persons and the names, surnames, date of

birth and residence and for legal entities stating the name, legal form,

Headquarters, identification number and tax number,



c) information about the expected the way the use of spatial data and


services based on spatial data



(d) the subject of the contract), which is the exact name of the spatial data or

services based on spatial data



e) in the case of services, data download, duration of the contract,



f) conditions of use of spatial data and services based on the spatial

the data, which lays down implementing legislation,



(g)) the award for made available spatial data and services based on the

spatial data, invoice and payment conditions.



(3) spatial data and spatial data-based services can be

made available in return for payment, unless otherwise provided. For

disclosure of the data sets required operators and other providers

the data sets corresponding to the themes listed in the implementing

Regulation and services based on the spatial data may be required

remuneration in an amount that does not exceed the minimum amount necessary to ensure

the necessary quality and making spatial data and services

on the spatial data.



(4) the search and browsing service based on spatial data

including the data are made available free of charge. The data made available

viewing spatial data-based services can be in the

the form to prevent the reuse for commercial purposes. In the case of

continuously updated data to large volume can demand payment according to

paragraph 3, as well as for browsing service based on spatial data

If this payment is used to ensure the conservation and maintenance of spatial

data while maintaining appropriate services based on spatial

data; in this case, the second sentence of paragraph 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Continuously updated range of big data sets out detailed

legal prescription.



(5) each may for the payment of the reimbursement for the enabled spatial data and

spatial data services based on the use of electronic

trade to the GeoPortal. E-commerce services on the GeoPortal can be

used for costs associated with the acquisition of copies,

technical data media and sending to the applicant.



(6) the authorities of the public administration, state-subsidised organisations and organisational

units of the State have for the purposes of fulfilling its tasks, which can affect the

the environment, to spatial data and services based on the

spatial data provided by the public authorities, which

corresponding to the themes listed in the implementing regulation and are

made available on the GeoPortal, free access to the full extent. The authorities of the

public administration, state-subsidised organisations and organisational components

State shall exchange and make use of this data and services for the performance of their

tasks that may have an impact on the environment.



(7) to access the institutions of the European Union institutions, agencies, authorities,

public administration, other Member countries of the European Union to spatial data

the compulsory subjects, if this data is used for the performance of their duties

to report according to the regulations of the European Union concerning the

environment, paragraph 6 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



(8) access authorities set up international agreements to which the Contracting

the parties are the European Union and the Member States, to spatial data

the compulsory subjects is possible on the basis of reciprocity and equality,

If this spatial data is used for the performance of their tasks, which could

have an impact on the environment.



§ 11 d



Limitations and denying access to spatial data



(1) access to spatial data will be denied if this would

violated the protection of the rights of third parties to the subject matter of copyright law, rights

related to copyright or the sui generis right of the maker

database.



(2) public access to spatial data through the

You can limit the search services, if it is in the interest of public

security, ensuring the defence or protection of international relations.

Access to spatial data that is made available through a browser

services, downloads, data transformation services, and services

allowing the launch services based on spatial data can be

restrict the public authorities for the reasons stated in the first sentence and

public access and the reasons set out in § 8 para. 1 and § 8 para. 2

(a). a) to (c)). Public access can be restricted only in strictly

where necessary, the interest in restricting access over public

interested in making spatial data based on the reasons set out in

§ 8 para. 1 (b). a), b) and (d)) and § 8 para. 2 (a). a) and b) cannot restrict

access to information on emissions into the environment.



(3) restriction of Access performs the mandatory body or other provider

the spatial data in the case of the spatial data on the Internet

interfaces made available through the GeoPortal. In the case of

spatial data located on the GeoPortal does restrict access

by the Ministry. Access restrictions and its justification for the Ministry of the

environment shall publish in both cases to the GeoPortal. The statutory body and the

other spatial data provider shall inform the Ministry about the need for

access restrictions, carried out by the Ministry, and of the limitations

access made by themselves, including the communication of reasons that have

lead or have led to restrictions on access.



section 11e



Ministry of the environment



Ministry of the environment



and) is a focal point for liaison with the European Commission,



(b)) reports under the relevant legislation of the European Union ^ 1)



c) exposes a spatial data that is accessed through the

GeoPortal for the European INSPIRE GeoPortal operated by the European Commission

at European Union level,



(d) the records referred to in section exposes) 11B(2). 5 public and European

Commission, via the GeoPortal



e) coordinates the infrastructure in cooperation with the central administrative

authorities, legal persons sdružujícími persons working in the field

spatial data and legal entities sdružujícími local government

units.



§ 12



Report on the State of the environment



(1) the Government of the United States shall consider and approve a report on the State of the

the environment of the Czech Republic once a year. This message

contains in particular information about the quality of the environment and of the loads,

the environment in which it operates.



(2) after discussion and approval of the Government of the United States shall submit a report on the

State of the environment for consideration by Parliament.



(3) no later than three months after their approval of this report must be

published.



(4) following the report on the State of environment of the Czech Republic

handles the Ministry of the environment once a year report

the environmental situation of each State. These reports must be

published in electronic form within three months of approval of the report on the

State of the environment of the Czech Republic.



section 13 of the



Environmental education, training and public awareness



(1) the central administrative offices



and within the limits of its scope) create the conditions for the implementation and development of the

environmental education, education and education and



(b) ensure adequate education and) awareness of their employees

in the field of the environment.



(2) the Ministry of the environment, Ministry of education, youth and

sports, together with other central administrative authorities, counties and municipalities in the

a separate scope are required to promote environmental

education, training and awareness, based on the principles of sustainable

development provided through State and non-State organizations.



(3) the Ministry of the environment



and the State programme) handles environmental training, education and

education in the Czech Republic (hereinafter referred to as "the programme") and submit it to the

to the Government for approval,



(b)), coordinates and updates the State program through

action plans to the relevant years and



c) supports the development of education leading to the preventive protection of the

the environment (hereinafter referred to as "environmental consultancy").



(4) the Ministry of education, youth and sports



and) is responsible for the inclusion of environmental education in the sense of sustainable

development into basic pedagogical documents and



b) supports advanced training of teaching staff in the field

protection of the environment and sustainable development.



(5) the scope of the County in a separate



and, coordinate and process) will update the regional concept

environmental education, education and education (hereinafter referred to as "regional

the concept of ") based on the State of the program and



(b)) support the development of environmental consulting.



(6) the Region allow municipalities in a separate scope to participate in the

the implementation of regional policies and create a custom in this area

programs.



(7) the authorities of the public administration with the exception of organisational units of the State may

the promotion of environmental education, education and education provision

Special funds.



§ 14



Application of the provisions of the administrative procedure and judicial protection



(1) the provisions of the administrative procedure ^ 13) shall apply to proceedings under section 9 of the

paragraph. 1, 3 and 4 of this Act, and to the calculation of time limits.



(2) a decision to refuse disclosure of the information is after the exhaustion of


ordinary remedies reviewable by a special legal

prescription. ^ 14)



§ 15



Relationship to other laws



If specific legislation ^ 15) govern whether or not providing the information,

that are subject to this Act, the scope of the information cannot be

provided for in this Act.



section 15a



The issue of the implementing legislation



Ministry of the environment shall issue a decree



and) spatial data themes



b) conditions of use of spatial data and services based on the spatial

data,



(c)) special uses of spatial data and services based on

spatial data



d) continuously updated range of big data,



e) time limits within which they must obligatory body and other provider

spatial data to create the metadata to them represent a spatial data and

spatial data-based services,



(f) the keeping of registers of) the way the public use and disclosure

spatial data



g) outdated method of preservation of spatial data and disclosure

metadata to them.



section 16 of the



Regulation (EEC)



Shall be deleted:



1. section 14 of Act No. 17/1992 Coll., on the environment,



2. § 72 para. the Czech National Council Act No. 114/1992 Coll., on the protection of

nature and landscape, as amended; at the same time in

paragraph 1 repealed paragraph numbering.



§ 17



The effectiveness of the



This Act shall take effect on 1 January 2000. July 1998.



Zeman in r.



Havel, v. r.



Tošovský in r.



Selected provisions of the novel



Article II of Act No. 6/2005 Sb.



Transitional provision



Electronic database referred to in § article 10A(1). 2 may not contain

information collected prior to the effective date of this Act, if these

information is not available in electronic form.



Article. (II) Act No. 380/2009 Sb.



Transitional provision



The statutory body shall ensure that all newly collected and extensively

restructured spatial data and related services

based on the spatial data to ensure interoperability between the 2

years after the adoption of the technical requirements, which the European Commission sets out the

the technical arrangements for the interoperability of the European Commission. In the case of

other spatial data and spatial data-based services,

which are still used, shall ensure that the statutory body and the other provider

spatial data, in order to ensure interoperability within 7 years from the

the adoption of the technical requirements, which the European Commission sets out the

the technical arrangements for the interoperability of the European Commission. For the newly

obtained and rich language in the spatial data and the corresponding

services based on the spatial data means such spatial data

and services that required the body or other provider of spatial data

created or restructured after the adoption of the technical requirements

setting out the technical arrangements for the interoperability of the European Commission.



1) European Parliament and Council Directive 2003/4/EC of 28 June 1999. January

2003 on public access to environmental information and

repeal of Council Directive 90/313/EEC. Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council

2007/2/EC of 14 July 1999. March 2007 establishing an infrastructure for

spatial information in the European Community (INSPIRE).



1A) Article. 35 para. 2 of the Charter of fundamental rights and freedoms, published

resolution of the Presidium of the CZECH NATIONAL COUNCIL No. 2/1993 Coll.



2) Law No. 89/1995 Coll., on State statistical service.



3) for example, Act No. 2/1969 Coll., on establishment of ministries and other

Central Government authorities of the Czech Republic, as amended

legislation, Act No. 283/1991 Coll., on the Czech environmental inspection and

its competence in forest protection, as amended, law No.

114/1992 Coll., on nature and landscape protection, as amended

legislation, Act No. 128/2000 Coll., on municipalities (municipal establishment), as amended by

amended, Act No. 129/2000 Coll., on regions (the regional

establishment), as amended.



4) for example, Act No. 219/2000 Coll., on the Czech Republic and its assets

in legal relations, as amended.



5) Act No. 412/2005 Coll., on the protection of classified information and on the

Security eligibility.



6) Act No. 256/1992 Coll., on the protection of personal data in information

systems.



7) Act No. 40/1964 Coll., the civil code, as amended

regulations.



8) Act No. 527/1990 Coll., on inventions, industrial designs and

rationalization proposals, as amended by Act No. 519/1991 Coll.



9) § 17 et seq. Act No. 513/1991 Coll., the commercial code, as amended by

amended.



10) § 160-178 of the Act No. 141/1961 Coll., on criminal court proceedings

(code of criminal procedure), as amended.



10A) § 10 of the Act No 100/2001 Coll. on environmental impact assessment

environment and amending some related laws (Act on the assessment of

effects on the environment), as amended by Act No. 93/2004 Coll.



10B) section 16 of the Act No 100/2001 Coll., as amended by Act No. 93/2004 Coll.



10 c) Act No. 239/2000 Coll., on the integrated rescue system and amending

certain acts, as amended. Act No. 240/2000 Coll.

on crisis management and on amendments to certain acts (the crisis Act), as amended by

Act No. 320/2002 Coll.



11) Eg. § 7 para. 1 (b). (h)), and k) of the Act No. 309/1991 Coll., on the protection of

the air from pollutants (Clean Air Act), as amended by

amended.



12) Eg. Act No. 244/1992 Coll., on environmental impact assessment

environment.



12A) Law No 499/2004 Coll. on Archives and records service and amending

certain acts, as amended.



12B) § 88 to 94 of the copyright law.



13) Act No. 71/1967 Coll., on administrative proceedings (administrative code).



14) Act No. 150/2002 Coll., the administrative court rules, as amended

regulations.



15) in particular, Act No. 114/1992 Coll., on nature and landscape protection, in

as amended, Act No. 309/1991 Coll., Act No. 389/1991

Coll. on State administration of air protection and charges for pollution

as amended, Act No. 138/1973 Coll. on waters (water

Act), as amended, law No. 130/1974 Coll. on

the State administration in water management, as amended,

Act No. 125/1997 Coll., on wastes, Act No. 62/1988 Coll., on

geological works and about the Czech Geological Bureau, as amended

legislation, Act No. 44/1988 Coll., on the protection and utilization of mineral resource

wealth (the top Act), as amended, law No.

61/1988 Coll. on mining activities, explosives and the State Mining Administration,

as amended, Act No. 50/1976 Coll., on urban planning

and the building code (the building Act), as amended, the law

No 289/1995 Coll., on forests, and amending and supplementing certain laws (forest

Act), Act No. 337/1992 Coll., on the protection of agricultural land

the Fund, as amended by Act No. 10/1993 Coll., Act No. 20/1966 Coll. on care

about the health of the people, as subsequently amended, Act No. 18/1997 Coll. on

the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and ionizing radiation (the Atomic Act)

and amending and supplementing certain laws, and regulations issued to their

implementation.



16), for example, Commission Regulation (EC) no 1205/2008 of 3 June. December

2008 implementing directive of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2007/2/EC

concerning metadata, Commission Regulation (EC) No 976/2009 of 19 January. October

2009 implementing directive of the European Parliament and of the Council

2007/2/EC, as regards the network services, Commission Regulation (EU) no 268/2010

of 29 April 2004. March 2010 implementing directive of the European

Parliament and Council Directive 2007/2/EC, as regards the provision of access to the sets of

spatial data and spatial data services of the Member States ' authorities and to the

Community bodies in harmonised conditions, Commission Regulation

Regulation (EU) no 1089/2010 of 23 February. November 2010, implementing directive

The European Parliament and of the Council of 2007/2/EC as regards interoperability

spatial data sets and spatial data services.