Press Law

Original Language Title: tiskový zákon

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46/2000 Sb.



LAW



of 22 March. February 2000



the rights and obligations in publishing periodicals and about change

certain other laws (press law)



Change: 302/2000 Sb.



Change: 320/2002 Coll.



Change: 227/2009 Sb.



Change: 281/2009 Sb.



Change: 142/2012 Sb.



Change: 305/2013 Sb.



Parliament has passed the following Act of the Czech Republic:



PART THE FIRST



§ 1



The subject of the edit



This law regulates the rights and obligations of some publishers and other

natural and legal persons in connection with the issuance of periodic

printing.



§ 2



The scope of the law



(1) This law applies to periodicals published or released

the territory of the Czech Republic. The provisions of sections 6 to 9 and article 17 shall not apply to

periodicals published outside the territory of the Czech Republic.



(2) this Act does not apply to the collection, a collection of laws international

contracts, journals and official publications issued on the basis of the Special

the law even on the periodicals issued exclusively for internal

needs Publisher. ^ 1)



§ 3



Definition of terms



For the purposes of this Act:



and recurring printing) newspapers, magazines and other printed matter issued under

the same name, with the same content and graphics in a single

Edit at least twice in a calendar year,



(b) the natural person or the Publisher) legal person who issues

periodicals,



(c)) by issuing periodicals publishers, in which activity on your

account and ensures the responsibility of its content, the issue and the public

the dissemination,



(d)) the release of the periodicals of the same file or only the regional parts

(mutations) with differing physical copies (copies) periodicals,



(e) the date of issue of the calendar day) when it was brought public dissemination of release

periodicals,



(f) public dissemination) periodicals available in advance

individually, the categories of persons or unspecified persons thus designated, if

going beyond the circle of members of the family of the Publisher, who is a natural person, and with the

It spjatého circuit of personal friends,



g) periodic printing of a territorial self-governing unit periodicals

the Publisher is a municipality, region, or the capital city of Prague or his

District (hereinafter referred to as "territorial self-governing unit") or legal person

established or founded local government total or more

territorial self-governing units, or a legal person, the territorial

self-governing unit alone or together with other territorial self-governing units

controls under special legislation ^ 9), or periodicals

the content, release and dissemination to the public provides a different Publisher on

under a contract with the local government, together with the total or more

territorial self-governing units.



§ 4



Responsibility for the contents of periodicals



For the contents of periodicals corresponds to the Publisher.



Section 4a



Communication in a periodical review of a territorial self-governing unit



The Publisher of the periodical press of the territorial self-governing unit is required to

provide objective and balanced information about the local government unit

and provide adequate space for the publication of the communication, which expresses the

the views of the members of the Municipal Council of territorial self-governing unit, concerning

This territorial self-governing unit.



§ 5



Responsibility for the content of advertising and Classifieds



The Publisher does not match under this Act for the truthfulness of the data contained

in advertising and in the advertisement published in the periodical press. This exception

do not pay for advertising and advertising for the Publisher itself. Intact remains

the liability of the issuer under special legislation. ^ 2)



§ 6



Notice in an emergency, the public interest



In an emergency, the public interest is the Publisher shall publish in a periodical

print the important and urgent notification of State authority and the authority of the territorial

authorities, in particular, is obliged to publish the decision on the safe condition of the

a State of emergency or a State of war. "^ 3) this notification shall be

published in the next issue of the periodical press of the

the delivery of its text to the Publisher in a way it graphically accent and

differentiating from the rest of the contents of periodicals.



section 7 of the



The registration of periodicals



(1)



The registration of periodicals

leads the Ministry of culture (hereinafter referred to as "the Ministry").



(2) the legal or natural person who intends to issue periodicals,

It is required to deliver to the Ministry no later than 30 days before the

the issue of periodicals written notification, which shall contain:



and periodicals, name)



(b) content focus)



(c)), the frequency (periodicity) of its issuance,



(d) the particulars of its regional) mutations,



(e)) the name, address and identification number of the person (hereinafter referred to as

"identification number") of the Publisher if the Publisher is a legal person,

or name, surname, place of residence and social security number of the Publisher, if the

assigned, or date of birth, if the Publisher is a natural person, if it is

the Publisher of a natural person, which publishes periodicals on the basis of the

business licence, his business name, identification number

and the address of the place of business, if different from the residence.



(3) If a notification of the information laid down in paragraph 2, it shall invite the full

the Ministry of the person who is made to complement the notification within 15 days

from the date of receipt of the request, and notify her that if this time limit is not

complied with, the visor on the notice, as would have been done.



(4) the Ministry writes periodicals in the registration of periodicals

and within 15 days from the date of delivery of the notice set out the data shall inform the person

that has made the notification, the registration number allocated by the recurring

printing.



(5) If the issue of registered periodicals started up to 1 year

from registration or has been interrupted for more than 1 year,

the issue of periodicals was terminated on the date of expiry of the period.

The Ministry writes this fact in the registration of periodicals and

notify the Publisher within 15 days from receipt of the notification referred to in

paragraph 7 or from the date when such a fact he learns otherwise.



(6) if the Publisher of periodicals, the issue was

complete, restore his issue, it is obliged to the Ministry no later than

30 days before the start of the renewed issuing periodicals writing

announce.



(7) the Publisher is obliged to notify the Department of a change of registered

data, interruption or termination of a registered publishing periodicals

not later than 5 days from the date when the change of registered particulars or

to interrupt or their issue periodicals.



(8) every person has the right of access to records of periodicals and take

It extracts or copies thereof.



§ 8



Compulsory data



(1) the Publisher is obliged to ensure that each issue of the periodical

the press have been listed, the following mandatory particulars:



and periodicals, name)



(b) the designation of the periodicals) territorial self-governing unit, if the

periodicals of the territorial self-governing unit,



(c)), the frequency (periodicity) of its issuance,



(d) the designation of a regional mutation), if the periodicals published in

regional languages,



e) instead of issuing,



(f) the number and date of issue),



(g)) the registration number assigned by the Department of periodicals,



(h)), the name of the registered office and number of the Publisher if the Publisher

a legal person, or the name, surname and residence of the Publisher, if the

the Publisher of a natural person; If the Publisher is a natural person who

issued to the press on the basis of business, his business

name, identification number and address of the place of business, if different from the

residence.



(2) periodicals, which does not include the information referred to in paragraph 1, shall not be

publicly distributed; It does not apply to the registration number of periodicals

allocated by the Ministry, the Ministry didn't say if the Publisher

the registration number within the time limit referred to in article 7 (2). 4.



§ 9



Mandatory copies



(1) the Publisher is obliged to free of charge on your load of each issue

periodicals within 7 days from the date of its release to ensure delivery

set the number of copies (hereinafter referred to as "legal copy") to these recipients:



and the obligatory copies) of the National Library of the Czech Republic,



(b)) 1 legal copy of the Moravian library in Brno,



(c)) 1 legal deposit library of the National Museum in Prague,



(d)) 1 legal copy Ministry



e) 1 legal copy, Parliamentary Library



f) 1 legal copy of each county library



g) 1 legal copy of the municipal library in Prague,



h) 1 legal copy periodicals, which is designed for Publisher

blind or partially sighted, the library for the blind and the printer to the Office.

in Prague.



(2) if the periodicals published in regional languages, Publisher

fulfil the obligation under paragraph 1 (b). (f) the delivery of mandatory copy)

such periodicals in the library of the regional designation

a regional mutation.



(3) the legal copy must be correct. If the required copy of the defects

After the technical processing, has his right to require the beneficiary

replacement of the defective statutory printout for the perfect.



(4) a written request for the replacement of the defective copy is mandatory for the perfect

the recipient shall be obliged to deliver to the Publisher within 15 days from the day on which it was faulty

legal copy supplied, otherwise the right referred to in paragraph 3 shall lapse.



(5) the Publisher is obliged to exchange the defective statutory copy for the correct
perform free of charge, at their own expense within 10 days from the day on which it was

delivered a written request for a replacement.



§ 10



The answer



(1) If it has been published in the periodical review of the communication containing the

the facts of the claim, which touches the honor, dignity or privacy of certain

a natural person, or the name or reputation of a legal person,

This person has the right to require the publication of a reply on the Publisher.

The Publisher is obliged at the request of the person the answer.



(2) the reply must be limited to the facts of the claim, to which the claim

in accordance with paragraph 1 of the lists on the right, or incomplete or otherwise the truth

misleading claims or refines. The answer must be

proportional to the size of the contested notice, and if it is attacked only in part,

then this part; from the answer must be obvious who it is.



(3) the person on whose application was the Publisher of the published a response by

This law, cannot require the publication of a further reply to this

the answer.



(4) after the death of a natural person is the responsibility of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of its

husband and children, and if not, to her parents.



(5) the provisions of the special legal regulation ^ 4) on the protection of the personality and

protection of the name and reputation of a legal person shall remain under the adjustment

paragraphs 1 to 4 shall remain unaffected.



§ 11



Additional communication



(1) If it has been published in the periodical review of the communication of the criminal

proceedings or of proceedings relating to offences against the physical person

or, in cases concerning administrative offences against the physical or

legal person, which can be referred to in this communication identified, and this

the proceedings were not terminated by a final decision, this person has the right to

require the public disclosure of information about the Publisher of the final outcome of the proceedings

as an additional communication. The Publisher is obliged at the request of that person

information about final decision as additional communication.



(2) after the death of a natural person is the responsibility of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of its

husband and children, and if not, to her parents.



(3) the provisions of the special legal regulation ^ 4) on the protection of the personality and

protection of the name and reputation of a legal person shall remain under the adjustment

paragraphs 1 and 2 shall remain unaffected.



section 11a



Additional information



(1) The Member of the territorial self-governing unit can

request additional information on the Publisher of the publication, if

the Publisher of the periodical press of the territorial self-governing unit



and the communication referred to in section neuveřejní) 4a for a period of 3 months from the date of delivery of the

This communication, publishers,



(b)) neuveřejní communication under Section 4a in the next following the issue of for

periodicals of the territorial self-governing unit, if within a period of 3

months from the date of receipt of this communication, the Publisher is not issued, or



(c)) shall publish a communication pursuant to Section 4a, however, the Council will

that the Publisher did not provide adequate space to him under Section 4a.



The Publisher is obliged to publish the information in additional periodical review

local government unit in which neuveřejnil or did not provide the

adequate space communication referred to in Section 4a.



(2) a member of a territorial self-governing unit, at whose request

She was the Publisher of the published additional information under this Act,

cannot require the disclosure of additional information to this

complementary information. ".



§ 12



Submission and publication of the request for answers and additional

the communication from the



(1) a request for the publication of a reply or additional communication must have

in written form.



(2) The application for the publication of the reply must be clear in what factual

the claim contained in the published communication, honor, dignity, or

the privacy of natural persons, or the name or reputation of a legal person.

The application must also be part of the draft text of a reply or additional

communication.



(3) a request for the publication of the responses must be delivered to the Publisher

not later than 30 days from the date of publication of the contested notice in

a periodical review, otherwise the right to publication of answers.



(4) a request for the disclosure of additional communication must be the Publisher

delivered not later than 30 days after the decision, which was

proceedings been completed, otherwise the right to the disclosure of the additional

communication lapses. If the final decision is cancelled, the previous

the provisions mutatis mutandis.



section 13



Conditions for publication of replies and additional communication



(1) Reply or additional communications is the Publisher shall be obliged to publish



and in the same periodical review), in which the publication of the contested

communication, and in such a way that new communication and location

the form equivalent and appropriate scope of the communication, and is under the

challenged only in part, of this part,



(b)), with the explicit designation, "answer" or "additional"



(c)) at its own expense,



(d)) in the same language in which it was published, the contested communication



(e)), stating the name and last name or the name of the person of the publication

answers or additional communications.



(2) the Publisher is obliged to publish a response or additional communication to the 8

days from the date of delivery of the request for the publication of a reply or additional

communication.



(3) if it is not possible to publish a response or additional communication within the time limit

in accordance with paragraph 2, the Publisher is obliged to do so in the next

following the release of the same periodicals. The Publisher is obliged to

This procedure within 8 days from the date of delivery of the request for publication of response

or additional communication to inform in writing the person who made the request,

and in this information to mark the release of periodicals, in which

the publication of a reply or additional communications.



(4) if it is not possible to reply or additional communication to publish in the same

a periodical review, which was published in the contested notice

the Publisher shall at its own expense to ensure the publication of a reply or

additional communication for the conditions laid down in this Act in the recurring

the press, which agrees with the person about the publication of a reply or

additional communication calls. The subject of such an agreement shall also be place and

the form of the publication of a reply or additional communications.



§ 14



The application of the law on the publication of the responses and additional communication with the Court



(1) Neuveřejní if the Publisher response or additional communication or

fails-if the conditions for the publication of a reply or additional communication

provided for in section 13 (3). 1 to 3, shall decide on the obligation to publish the answer

or additional communication on the proposal for a person of their publication

asked the Court. The same applies if the agreement under section 13 (3). 4.



(2) the application must be submitted to the Court within 15 days after expiry of the period laid down

for the publication of a reply or additional communication, otherwise the right to sue

with the publication of a reply or additional communication with the Court.



§ 15



Exemptions from the obligation to publish the response and additional communication



(1) the Publisher is not obliged to publish the reply or additional communication

If



and the publication of the proposed text would) was committed a criminal offence or administrative

tort,



(b) the publication of the proposed text would) be contrary to accepted principles of morality,



(c)), or its contested communication challenged part of the quote is the communication

the third person intended for the public or its true interpretation and

It was marked as such or presented.



(2) the Publisher is not obliged to publish the answer, if the application for its

the publication is directed toward communication uveřejněnému on the basis of evidence

the prior consent of the person who made the request.



(3) the Publisher is not obliged to publish additional communication, if still

before him was a request for his publication, published

the communication corresponding to the supplementary communication on its own initiative, and has complied with the

While the conditions laid down in this law.



§ 15a



(1) a request for the disclosure of additional information must be in writing and

must contain a draft text of the additional information to be published.



(2) a request for the disclosure of additional information, the Publisher must be

delivered not later than 3 months



and from the expiry of the vain) according to § 11a paragraph. 1 (a). and)



(b)) of the date on which the communication referred to in section should be published in the nearest 4a

following the release of a territorial self-governing unit periodicals,

that is not issued within 3 months, or



(c)) of the date on which the communication referred to in Section 4a in the periodical review of the territorial

Government Unit was published, but the Council considers that

He did not give adequate space to the Publisher under Section 4a, otherwise the right to

the publication of additional information.



(3) the provisions of § 13 to 15, with the exception of the provisions of section 15, paragraph. 1 (a). (c))

and section 15, paragraph. 2 and 3, shall apply mutatis mutandis to the publication of additional

information. The Publisher marks the publication by complementary information in words

"additional information". ".



section 16 of the



Protection of the source and content of the information



(1) a natural person or legal person involved in the acquisition of

or processing of information for publication or published in

a periodical review, has the right to deny a court, another State authority or

the public authority to provide information about the origin or content of these

the information.
(2) a natural person or legal person involved in the acquisition of

or processing of information for publication or published in

a periodical review, has the right to a court, another State authority or the authority of the

public administration deny the submission or the release of things which could be

the origin of the detected or content of such information.



(3) the Rights referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 are without prejudice to the particular legal

Regulation laid down obligations don't favour anyone the offender and

stop or report the crime ^ 5), and in relation to these specific

the law laid down obligations or obligations that are

laid down in the criminal proceedings. ^ 6)



(4) the Rights referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not affect the obligation to Publisher

provided for in a special law ^ 7) to disclose the tax on its

name and place of residence of the principal challenge of the advertisement published under the brand name,

is a natural person, or his name and address, if the legal

person.



§ 17



The fine



(1) Regional Office fined up to 100 000 Czk Publisher that

in a set time limit to fulfil the obligation to



and to deliver the Ministry notification) information necessary to register

Periodicals under section 7 (2). 2 or 3, and the starts over the failure to comply with

the obligations with the issuance of periodicals, or notify the

the Ministry of a change of registered information and suspension or termination of the issue

Periodicals under section 7 (2). 7,



(b) to deliver a specified number of compulsory) copies to the intended recipients in accordance with § 9

paragraph. 1 or make a printout for the compulsory replacement of the defective perfect, according to

§ 9 (2). 5.



(2) Regional Office stores for breach of the obligations laid down in section 8 (2). 2

a fine of up to Czk 200 000 publishers, which will allow the dissemination to the public

periodicals without mandatory data or with incomplete or

incorrect mandatory information.



(3) For the reinstatement of the infringement set out in section 7 (2). 2 and 7, § 8

paragraph. 2 and § 9 (2). 1 and 5 saves the Regional Office of the Publisher of a fine of up to

the above twice the upper limit of the rates referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2.

Breach of the obligation is deemed to be renewed, if Publisher violates

the obligation at the time of up to 1 year from the decision, which he was

fined for previous violations of the obligations under this Act.



(4) a fine imposed, collected and enforced by the competent regional authority of the

the Publisher, in the case of a legal person, or according to the place of residence of the Publisher,

where appropriate, the place of his business, in the case of a natural person.



(5) the procedure for the imposition of fines can be initiated within one year from the date when the

Regional Office for violation of the obligations of the learned, but not later than within 3 years

from the date when the infringement occurred and, in the case of ongoing

violations of the same obligations, not later than 3 years from the time when the infringement

obligations it took.



(6) in determining the amount of the fine to take account in particular of the seriousness,

the way the time duration and consequences of the breach of a legal obligation.



(7) a fine imposed under this Act, the regional authorities are tv

counties.



(8) in the imposition of fines under this Act shall proceed according to the

special legislation. ^ 8)



(9) payment of a fine in accordance with the preceding paragraphs shall not cease legal

the obligation, for which the penalty was imposed.



§ 17a



(1) the Ministry and regional authorities make use of for the performance of the scope of

This law of population register these reference data:



and last name)



(b) the name or names),



(c) the address of the place of stay)



(d)) of the date, place and County of birth; for the data subject, who was born in

abroad, the date, the place and the State where he was born,



(e)) of the date, place and County of death; in the case of the death of the data subject outside the territory

The Czech Republic, the date of death, place and the State on whose territory the death

has occurred; If the decision of the Court on the declarations for the dead, the day

that is the decision given as the day of death or the day that survived, and

date of entry into force of this decision,



(f) citizenship, where applicable) more state citizenship.



(2) the Ministry and regional authorities make use of for the performance of the scope of

This law of the information system of the population register of the following particulars:



and, where applicable, names) the name, surname, maiden name,



(b) the date of birth),



(c)), gender,



d) place and district of birth, in the case of birth abroad instead, and the State,



(e) a social security number),



(f)) or more citizenship nationality,



g) address of the place of residence, including previous address space

permanent residence, and the address to which they are to be delivered

documents under special legislation,



(h) the onset of permanent residence), where appropriate, the date of cancellation of the data on the place of

permanent residence or the date of their permanent residence on the territory of the Czech

of the Republic,



I) deprivation or restriction of legal capacity, name, or

name, last name and social security number of the guardian, if assigned,

date, place and County of birth, and the guardian, who was born in

abroad, the place and the State where he was born,



(j)) of the date, place and County of death; in the case of the death of a citizen outside the territory of the Czech

Republic, the date of death, place and the State on whose territory the death occurred,



k) day which was the decision of the Court on the declarations for the dead mentioned

as the day of death, or as a day that didn't survive.



(3) the Ministry and regional authorities make use of for the performance of the scope of

This law of the information system of the aliens, the following information:



and, where applicable, names) the name, surname,



(b) the date of birth),



(c) the social security number),



(d)), gender,



(e)) instead, and the State where the alien was born; in the event that the alien

He was born on the territory of the Czech Republic, place and County of birth,



(f)) or more citizenship nationality,



g) type and address of stay on the territory of the Czech Republic,



(h) the beginning of the stay, if applicable), the date of their stay,



I) deprivation or restriction of legal capacity,



(j)) of the date, place and County of death; in the case of deaths outside the territory of the Czech

of the Republic, the State on whose territory the death occurred, or the date of death,



k) day which was the decision of the Court on the declarations for the dead mentioned

as the day of death, or as a day that didn't survive.



(4) the information referred to in paragraphs 1 to 3 may be used in a particular case always

only such data as are necessary to accomplish a given task. Data,

that are kept as reference data in the base the population register,

to make use of the information system of the population register or the information

of foreigners only if they are in the shape of the preceding the current

status.



section 18



Transitional provisions



(1) if at the date of acquisition of the periodicals of the effectiveness of this law

registered in accordance with the existing legislation, the obligation to

notify the Department of the publisher information according to § 7 (2). 2 have been fulfilled.



(2) the procedure for the registration of periodicals that are not terminated to

date of entry into force of this law, the following day. From the

the application for the registration of periodicals shall be deemed under section 7 (2). 2 for

the notification of the person who intends to issue periodicals. Paid administrative

the charges are under special legislation. ^ 9)



(3) the district authorities shall transmit to the Ministry within 3 months from the date of acquisition

the effectiveness of this law, information on the registration of periodicals referred to in

the existing legislation.



(4) a request for the publication of corrections made to the date of entry into force of this

the law shall be assessed in accordance with the existing legislation.



(5) in proceedings for the obligation to publish the correction started prior to the date

the entry into force of this law shall be decided by the Court according to the existing

the legislation.



(6) the fees payable before the date of entry into force of this law shall be governed by

the existing legislation.



§ 18a



The scope of the regional authority established under this Act are performance

delegated jurisdiction.



§ 19



Cancellation provisions



Shall be deleted:



1. Act No. 81/1966 Coll. on periodical press and other bulk

information resources.



2. Act No. 84/1968 Coll., amending Act No. 81/1966 Coll. on

the periodical press and other means of mass information.



3. Act No. 86/1990 Coll. amending and supplementing Act No. 81/1966

Coll. on periodical press and other mass information

resource.



4. Act No. 160/1999 Coll., amending Act No. 81/1966 Coll. on

the periodical press and other mass information, resource

in the wording of later regulations.



5. The Decree of the Ministry of education and culture No. 140/1964 Coll., on

compulsory and working copies.



PART THE SECOND



Amendment to Act No. 425/1990 Coll., on district offices, edit their

the scope of and on certain other measures related



section 20



In annex No. 1 to Act No. 425/1990 Coll., on district offices, edit

their scope and on certain other related measures,

as amended by law No. 266/1991 Coll., Act No. 542/1991 Coll. and Act No.

321/1992 Coll., 104 deleted item.



PART THE THIRD



Amendment to Act No. 468/1991 Coll., on radio and television

broadcast



section 21



Act No. 468/1991 Coll., on radio and television

the broadcast, in the wording of Act No. 597/1992 Coll., Act No. 36/1993 Coll.
Act No. 253/1994 Coll., Act No. 40/1995 Coll., Act No. 237/1995 Coll.,

Act No 301/1995 Coll. and Act No. 135/1997 Coll., is hereby amended as follows:



1. in section 5, the following new section 5a to 5 g, which including the footnotes

No. 2 c), 2d) and 2e) are added:



"§ 5a



The answer



(1) If it was in a radio or television broadcast published

the communication containing the facts of the claim, which touches the honor, dignity

or the privacy of certain individuals, or the name or reputation of the

a legal person, this person has the right to require the operator to

the publication of the reply. The operator is obliged at the request of that person

the answer.



(2) the reply must be limited to the facts of the claim, to which the claim

in accordance with paragraph 1 of the lists on the right, or incomplete or otherwise the truth

misleading claims or refines. The answer must be

proportional to the size of the contested notice, and if it is attacked only in part,

then this part; from the answer must be obvious who it is.



(3) a person whose application has been published under the operator response

This law, cannot require the publication of a further reply to this

the answer.



(4) after the death of a natural person is the responsibility of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of its

husband and children, and if not, to her parents.



(5) the provisions of the special legal regulation ^ 2 c) for the protection of the personality and

protection of the name or reputation of a legal person to remain editing

in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 4 shall remain unaffected.



section 5b



Additional communication



(1) If it was in a radio or television broadcast published

communication of criminal proceedings or of proceedings in cases of infractions kept by

against a natural person, or, in cases concerning administrative offences conducted

against the natural or legal person, which can be referred to in this communication

identify with, and the procedure has not been terminated by a final decision, it has

This person has the right to require the disclosure of information about

the result of this procedure as an additional communication. The operator is

shall, at the request of the person information about final decision as

additional communication.



(2) after the death of a natural person is the responsibility of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of its

husband and children, and if not, to her parents.



(3) the provisions of the special legal regulation ^ 2 c) for the protection of the personality and

protection of the name or reputation of a legal person to remain editing

referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall remain unaffected.



§ 5 c



Submission and publication of the request for answers and additional

the communication from the



(1) a request for the publication of a reply or additional communication must have

in written form.



(2) The application for the publication of the reply must be clear in what factual

the claim contained in the published communication, honor, dignity, or

the privacy of natural persons, or the name or reputation of a legal person.

The application must also be part of the draft text of a reply or additional

communication.



(3) a request for the publication of the responses must be delivered to the operator

not later than 30 days from the date of publication of the contested notice in

a radio or television broadcast, otherwise the right to publication

the answers exist.



(4) a request for the disclosure of additional communication operators must be

delivered not later than 30 days after the decision, which was

proceedings been completed, otherwise the right to the disclosure of the additional

communication lapses. If the final decision is cancelled, the previous

the provisions mutatis mutandis.



§ 5 d



Conditions for publication of replies and additional communication



(1) Reply or additional communication from the operator is obliged to publish



and) in the same show, in which it was published, and contested the communication

If not possible, in prime time, a grand scale as well as

communication and publication of the contested it in such a way that the new communication

It was in the form of equivalent scope and reasonable contested communication



(b)), with the explicit designation, "answer" or "additional"



(c)) at its own expense,



(d)) in the same language in which it was published, the contested communication



(e)), stating the name and last name or the name of the person of the publication

answers or additional communication asks, if this person is such a

the requirement applied.



(2) the operator is obliged to publish a response or additional communication to the

8 days from receipt of the request for the publication of a reply or additional

communication.



(3) if the operator to cease broadcasting, is the operator of

shall at their own expense to ensure the publication of a reply or additional

communication for the conditions laid down in this Act in radio or

the television broadcast of another operator, covering a similar number of

listeners or viewers in the same region as the broadcast, in which it was

contested communication published.



(4) the content of the communication marked as an answer or additional communications must not

to be commented upon in the show, in which this notice is published.



§ 5e



The application of the law on the publication of the responses and additional communication with the Court



(1) Neuveřejní if the operator response or additional communication at all

or fails to comply with the conditions for the publication of a reply or additional

the communication set out in § 5 d, shall decide on the obligation to publish the answer or

additional communication on a proposal from the person that asked about their publication,

the Court.



(2) the application must be submitted to the Court within 15 days after expiry of the period laid down

for the publication of a reply or additional communication, otherwise the right to sue

with the publication of a reply or additional communication with the Court.



§ 5f



Exemptions from the obligation to publish the response and additional communication



(1) the operator is not obliged to publish the reply or additional communication

If



and the publication of the proposed text would) was committed a criminal offence or administrative

tort,



(b) the publication of the proposed text would) be contrary to accepted principles of morality,



(c)), or its contested communication challenged part of the quote is the communication

the third person intended for the public or its true interpretation, and

It was marked as such or presented.



(2) the operator is not obliged to publish the answer, if the application for its

the publication is directed to text uveřejněnému on the basis of evidence

the prior consent of the person who made the request.



(3) the operator is not obliged to publish additional communication, if

even before his application was about its publication, published

the communication corresponding to the supplementary communication on its own initiative, and has complied with the

While the conditions laid down in this law.



§ 5 g



Protection of the source and content of the information



(1) a natural person or legal person involved in the acquisition of

or processing of information for publication or published in

radio or television broadcasts, has the right to deny a court, other

the State authority or public body providing information about

the origin or content of such information.



(2) a natural person or legal person involved in the acquisition of

or processing of information for publication or published in

radio or television broadcasts, has the right to a Court of another State

the institution or public authority to deny the submission or the release of things

of which could be detected by the origin or content of such information.



(3) the Rights referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 are without prejudice to the particular legal

Regulation laid down obligations don't favour anyone the offender and

stop or report the crime ^ 2d) and in relation to these specific

the law laid down obligations or obligations that are

laid down in the criminal proceedings. ^ 2e)



2 c) section 11 of the civil code and 19b.



2D) § 166 to 168 of the Act No. 140/1961 Coll., the criminal code, as amended by

amended.



2E) Act No. 141/1961 Coll., on criminal court proceedings (code of criminal procedure), in

amended. ".



2. In section 6, the following paragraph 4, including the footnote No. 2f)

added:



"(4) the operator does not match under this Act for the veracity of the information

contained in the broadcast advertising and advertising. This exception does not apply to

advertising and advertising itself. Intact remains

liability of the operator under special legislation. ^ 2f)



2F) Law No. 40/1995 Coll., on regulation of advertising and amending and supplementing

Act No. 468/1991 Coll., on radio and television

the broadcast, in the wording of later regulations.



section 44 to 54 of Act No. 513/1991 Coll., the commercial code, as amended by

amended. ".



PART THE FOURTH



The amendment to Act No 368/1992 Coll., on administrative fees



section 22



In the annex to the Act No 368/1992 Coll., on administrative fees, as amended by

Act No. 305/1997 Coll., Act No. 148/1998 Coll., Act No. 157/1998 Coll.,

Act No. 167/1998 Coll., Act No. 63/1999 Coll., Act No. 167/1999 Coll.,

Act No. 167/1999 Coll., Act No. 223/1999 Coll., Act No. 326/1999 Coll.

Act No. 349/1999 Coll., Act No. 357/1999 Coll., Act No. 360/1999 Coll.

and Act No. 363/1999 Coll., item 65, including footnotes, no. 9)

repealed.



PART THE FIFTH



Amendment of the Act No. 99/1963 Coll., the code of civil procedure



section 23



In section 9 (2). 2 (a). and Act No.) 99/1963 Coll., the code of civil procedure, in

amended by law No 158/1969 Coll., Act No. 519/1991 Coll., Act No.
263/1992 Coll., Act No. 24/1993 Coll., Act No. 117/1994 Coll., Act No.

216/1994 Coll., Act No. 118/1995 Coll., Act No. 160/1995 Coll., Act No.

238/1995 Coll., Act No. 247/1995 Coll., Act No. 227/1997 Coll., Act No.

15/1998 and law No. 30/2000 Coll., the words "against disclosure

information that is an abuse of freedom of expression, of speech and of the press "

replaced by the words "the rights of third parties".



PART SIX



The EFFECTIVENESS of the



section 24



This Act shall take effect on the date of publication.



Klaus r.



Havel in r.



Zeman in r.



for example, 1) Act No. 527/1990 Coll., on inventions, industrial designs

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

309/1999 Coll., on the collection of laws and the Collection of international treaties.



2) Law No. 40/1995 Coll., on regulation of advertising and on the amendment and supplement of the law

No. 468/1991 Coll., on radio and television broadcasts, in

as amended.



section 44 to 54 of Act No. 513/1991 Coll., the commercial code, as amended by

amended.



Act No. 140/1961 Coll., the criminal code, as amended.



3) Constitutional Act No. 110/1998 Coll., on the safety of the Czech Republic.



4) section 11 of the civil code and 19b.



5) section 166 to 168 of the Act No. 140/1961 Coll., as amended.



6) Act No. 141/1961 Coll., on criminal court proceedings (code of criminal procedure), in

as amended.



7) § 34 paragraph. 15 of Act No. 337/1992 Coll., on administration of taxes and fees, in the

as amended.



8) Act No. 71/1967 Coll., on administrative proceedings (administrative code), as amended by

Act No. 29/2000 Sb.



9) Act No. 337/1992 Coll., as amended.



9) section 66a.