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of 18 May. September 2001
about the use of the State symbols of the Czech Republic and amending some laws
Change: 213/2006 Sb.
Change: 274/2008 Sb.
Parliament has passed the following Act of the United States:
PART THE FIRST
THE USE OF THE STATE SYMBOLS OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
(1) the Act regulates the use of the State symbols of the Czech Republic, "^ 1"):
and the great State emblem), and a small State emblem (hereinafter referred to as "State
the character "),
(b)) the State flag,
(c) the President of the Republic, the flag)
(d)) of the great seal, and
(e)) of the national anthem.
(2) State symbols can be used only in an appropriate and dignified manner.
Coat of arms
(1) the national coat of arms shall be entitled to take
and the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate), Member of Parliament and Senator, Office of the
the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, Office of the
(b) the President of the Republic) and Office of the President of the Republic,
(c)), the Government and the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic,
(d)), the Ombudsman and the Office of the public defender of rights,
(e)) of the Ministry and other administrative authorities,
(f)) of the County, municipalities, boroughs or districts territorially broken down
cities and the urban part of the city of Prague,
(g)), the Constitutional Court,
(h)), the courts and public prosecutors ' offices,
I) armed forces and security corps,
j) diplomatic missions and consular offices of the United States,
k) security information service and the Office for foreign relations and
l) Office for the protection of personal data,
m) the Supreme Audit Office,
n) the Council of the Czech Republic for radio and television broadcasting,
about) the Czech National Bank,
p) State funds,
r) ^ 2) colleges, schools and educational facilities registered in the school
the register pursuant to a special Act, ^ 3)
with) State of cultural and scientific institutions,
t) legal and natural persons, which is by law or on the basis of the law
entrusted with the performance of State administration, ^ 4)
u) athletes in representation of the Czech Republic (hereinafter "authorised
the person ").
(2) an authorized person referred to in paragraph 1 (b). a) to t) may state
the character used in connection with the performance of the physical operations of the beneficiary
persons authorised to do so pursuant to the internal rules of the beneficiary or
responsible for leading a competent person.
(1) a large coat of arms
and) is part of the pendant badge mayors,
(b)) is part of the external staff uniforms and markings
members of the authorized persons referred to in section 2 (2). 1 (b). (e)), and
members of the authorized persons referred to in section 2 (2). 1 (b). I) and k), in the
the extent and in the manner laid down by special legislation,
(c)) is used to indicate the State borders of the Czech Republic,
d) portrays the licences issued by the administrative offices of the Czech
Republic, if provided for by a special law,
e) is depicted on the banknotes, securities and other ceninách
The United States,
f) portrays the collections of decisions of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme
Court and the Supreme Administrative Court issued by such courts by
(g)) is used for external marking of the Jersey athletes representing the Czech
(2) a large coat of arms can also be
and to portray the academic insigniích), mayors and insigniích
(b)) to take on important papers of the beneficiaries referred to in § 2 (2).
1 (b). a) to (e)) and g) and m),
(c)) to place on the front of the room, where you sit and the acting authorities
the beneficiaries referred to in § 2 (2). 1 (b). a) to s)
(d)) portray the honorary badge and the combat pennants ^ 5)
the armed forces of the Czech Republic,
e) portray the honorary badges and pennants of security forces,
(f)) to take in connection with the performance of the scope of the beneficiaries referred to in
§ 2 (2). 1 (b). a) to t).
(1) a great national coat-you can mark the buildings in which it is located
an authorized person referred to in § 2 (2). 1 (b). a) to s). Housed in a building
more of these beneficiaries, marked with only one large building
(2) a large coat of arms is placed in the Middle above the façade of the building, above the
the main entrance to the building or on the side of the main entrance to the building.
If such a location was technically not feasible, you can coat of arms
put on another suitable place on the building.
(3) if the building to serve as the seat of the beneficiaries referred to in
§ 2 (2). 1 (b). a) to s), large coat of arms, which is marked with the
the building promptly deletes, if it is not part of its architectural
In cases where the law requires or allows the use of a large State
the character, the person entitled to take his imitation of monochrome
metal, stone, glass, ceramics or other material, which
representation corresponds to the representation of the large State emblem.
A small coat of arms used by authorised persons referred to in § 2 (2). 1 (b). and)
to t) decisions and other documents certifying, important
fact, issued in the exercise of State power, which they have been entrusted
by law or on the basis of the law ^ 5a); It may also be depicted on coins
Of the Czech Republic.
(1) Stamp, which is indicated by the small national coat of arms, is the round shape of the
diameter 20 mm, 25 mm or 36 mm; a small coat of arms is depicted inside
the circle, whose district is the name of an authorized person, or even the
marking its organizational components, and the registered office (hereinafter referred to as the "official seal").
If the beneficiary uses the more official stamps, these stamps
also contain serial numbers. The imprint of the official stamp is monochromatic.
(2) the official stamp must not contain a large coat of arms.
The national flag
(1) the national flag flown beneficiaries referred to in § 2 (2). 1 (b).
a) to s) on buildings, which housed, on the occasion of the State
holidays ^ 5b) and on occasions of national importance, especially in a day
on the day of sadness or mourning, declared by the Government.
(2) as a rule begins in Bunting 16 hours a day preceding and
ends in 8 a.m. of the day following the date referred to in paragraph 1.
(3) on occasions referred to in paragraph 1 can be used instead of the national flag
use her as a copy with a different relative latitude and longitude.
(4) on the buildings, which housed an authorized person referred to in § 2 (2). 1
(a). a) to o), the national flag may be hoisted permanently.
(5) the national flag can fly the heads of the diplomatic missions and
consular authorities of the Czech Republic on business traffic
resources, and on ceremonial occasions, and if it's in the country
their mode of action.
(6) other natural and legal persons and organizational units of the State may
enjoy the national flag in an appropriate and dignified manner at any time.
(1) Post to the national flag the national flag at the same time other
States, the national flag shall be placed always on the most honest place; This is from
the front view of the object
and when posting up 2) to the left of the state flags,
(b)) in the Middle when you fly an odd number of flags,
(c)) in the Middle pair on the left when you fly an even number of State
(d)), the first from the left, possibly the last in the series, when you fly a larger number of
flags than 5.
(2) shall apply by analogy of the rule laid down in paragraph 1 when you fly
national flag with other flags.
When you use the national flag, the following rules must be observed:
and when the horizontal location of the faces), the blue wedge right in face view
the object on which the flag is placed; the white color is always at the top,
(b)) in vertical position when the front view of the object on which it is
the national flag is placed, the white color is always to the left and blue wedge pointing always
(c)) the national flag of the posts only on the front side of the building,
(d)) the national flag is placed in the Bureau of the Assembly, the shaft for
the State flag is placed to the left of the podium when the front view
on the counter,
(e)), the national flag must not be used for the wrapped plates that the monument, or
to be revealed,
f) Flagstaff shall not be fitted with any ornaments, and in addition to the State
the flag must not be secured to it no other flag,
(g)) the national flag is raised and picks up without interruption; When recovering and
When shooting with the national flag must not touch the ground,
(h)) to the use of national flags as a sign of mourning, the national flag starts on
I) when the ceremonies must not be run together with the national flag
the coffins in the grave or žároviště,
(j)) at the State flag shall not be any text, images, image, character, or
badge, bouquet, funeral veil and must not be tied together in a rosette,
k) the national flag must not be used in a damaged or dirty
Flag of the President of the Republic
The flag of the President of the Republic may be used to indicate the
and the headquarters of the President of the Republic) at the time of his presence in the United
(b) the means of transport used) President of the Republic.
The State seal may be used
and for sealing international treaties),
(b)) the credentials of diplomatic representatives,
(c)) in other cases, where provided for by a special law,
the international treaty, which the Czech Republic is bound and which was
published, or if it is usual.
The national anthem
You can even play the national anthem to sing during public holidays and during other
occasions, where it is common.
section 13 of the
(1) a natural person has committed the offence ^ 5 c) by exploited, deliberately
damaged or grossly zneváží the national symbol of the United States.
(2) for the offence referred to in paragraph 1 may be to impose a fine up to $ 10,000.
Administrative offences of legal entities and natural persons-entrepreneurs
(1) a legal entity or individual entrepreneur is committed by the administrative
and the small national coat of arms shall be used) in contravention of section 5,
(b)) used a large coat of arms in violation of § 6 (1). 2,
(c)) nevyvěsí national flag, although to do so pursuant to § 7 para. 1 required, or
(d) displaying the State flag) in contravention of section 8 or 9.
(2) an administrative offense shall be fined in the
and) 15 000 CZK, in the case of an administrative offence referred to in paragraph 1 (b). a) to (c)),
b) $ 10,000, in the case of an administrative offence referred to in paragraph 1 (b). (d)).
(1) a legal person for an administrative offence is not liable if he proves that
made every effort, that it was possible to require that the infringement of the
a legal obligation is prevented.
(2) in determining the amount of the fine to take account of the seriousness of the administrative
offense, in particular, the way a criminal offence and its consequences, and
circumstances in which an administrative offence has been committed.
(3) the responsibility for the administrative offence shall cease, if the administrative authority about him
has commenced proceedings within 1 year from the date on which it learned, no later than
However, within 3 years from the date on which the administrative offence was committed.
(4) administrative offences under this law in the first instance, be dealt with in
by the local authority of the municipality with extended competence, in
capital city of Prague, the Office of the borough.
(5) The liability for the acts, which took place in the business
person ^ 6) or in direct connection with the applicable provisions of the Act
on the liability of legal persons and sanctions.
Amendment of the Act No. 68/1993 Coll., amending and supplementing certain laws
in the field of general internal administration, as amended
In the Act No. 68/1993 Coll., amending and supplementing certain laws on
section of general internal administration, as amended by Act No. 132/2000 Coll. and
Act No. 301/2000 Coll., article in the deleted.
To change the order of notaries in the
In § 115 of Act No. 357/1992 Coll., on the notarial profession and their activities (notarial
order), paragraph 2 shall be deleted and paragraph 1 shall be abolished.
Amendment of the law on the armed forces of the United States
section 16 of the
In section 5 of the Act No. 219/1999 Coll., on the armed forces of the Czech Republic,
"(d)) gives the combat brigades.".
Act No. 68/1990 Coll., on the use of the State emblem, State
the flag and other national symbols of the United States, as amended by Act No.
114/1992 Coll. and Act No 120/2001 Sb.
The EFFECTIVENESS of the
This Act shall take effect on the date of publication.
Havel, v. r.
Zeman in r.
1) § 1 of law No. 3/1993 Coll., on State symbols of the Czech Republic.
2) Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on universities and amending and supplementing
other laws (law on higher education), as amended
3) Act No. 561/2004 Coll. on pre-school, primary, secondary, higher
vocational and other education (the Education Act), as amended
4) for example, section 10 of Act No. 22/1997 Coll., on technical requirements for
products and amending and supplementing certain acts, as amended
5) § 5 (b). d) of Act No. 219/1999 Coll., on the armed forces of the United
Republic, as amended by law no 352/2001 Sb.
5A) § 13 para. 1 of law No 120/2001 Coll., on judicial executors and
enforcement activities (execution order) and amending other laws.
§ 9 para. 3 of Act No. 357/1992 Coll., on the notarial profession and their activities
(the notarial regulations).
5B) section 1 of the Act No. 245/2000 Coll., on public holidays, on the other
holidays, on significant days and days of rest, as amended by
Act No. 101/2004 Sb.
5 c) Act No. 200/1990 Coll. on offences, as amended.
6) § 2 (2). 2 of the Act No. 513/1991 Coll., the commercial code, as amended by
Act No. 85/2004 Sb.
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