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of 20 December 1968
the State safeguards the professional work
Change: 576/1990 Coll.
Change: 159/1992 Sb.
Change: 47/1994 Coll.
Change: 71/2000 Sb.
Change: 124/2000 Sb.
Change: 151/2002 Coll., 320/2002 Coll.
Change: 436/2004 Sb.
Change: 253/2005 Sb.
Change: 189/2008 Sb.
Change: 223/2009 Sb.
Change: 341/2010 Sb.
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State technical supervision over the safety of reserved technical equipment
the Organization of the State is exercised by professional supervision, established exclusively for the
this purpose by the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs. ^ 1) if it is established
multiple organizations, national professional supervision, defining their scope
The Ministry of labour and Social Affairs in their establishment.
The Organization of the State professional supervision are subordinate to the Government
labour inspection. The Minister of labour and Social Affairs, appoints and removes the
the Director of the national organization of professional supervision.
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(1) the scope of the Organization of the State professional supervision shall apply to
all legal entities (hereinafter referred to as "the Organization") and to natural persons
engaged in business activities with regard to the operation of this
activities (hereinafter referred to as "entrepreneurial natural persons").
(2) the scope of the Organization of the State professional supervision shall not apply
and the activity of the workplace) and according to the technical device subject to the
the supervisory authorities of the specific provisions of the State Mining Administration,
(b)) on the technical devices, subject to supervision by the specific provisions
authorities in the defence, transport and information technology, on objects, with which it is
the farm Ministry of Internal Affairs, Department of State,
that is established to carry out the tasks of the Interior Ministry, or General
inspection of security forces and of the technical device subject to the according
special legal regulation of surveillance of the State Office for nuclear
(c)) on the technical devices, before placing them on the market, if they are
the conformity assessment provided for by a special Act, ^ 1b) if
Government Regulation, issued for its implementation, provides otherwise.
(1) the organisation of the State professional supervision pursuant to § 1 for the surveillance
over the safety of reserved technical equipment
and training and binding) opinions on whether they are in
the design, construction, manufacture, Assembly, operation, servicing, repair work,
maintenance and revision of reserved technical equipment requirements
the safety of technical equipment
(b)) in specific cases be carried out inspections, controls and evaluate the
a test that will certify whether the dedicated technical facilities and
the materials used for their construction, comply with the requirements of the laws of the
ensure the safety of technical equipment; in specific cases,
confirm the successful test results,
(c)) in specific cases, examine the competence of the organizations and
entrepreneurial natural persons to manufacture, install, repair, revision,
tests of reserved technical equipment and to lling and
issued by them permission to do so,
d) poll the competence of individuals for testing, revisions,
repairs, installations or operating a dedicated technical equipment and
be issued to them, about the certificate.
(2) officials of the Organization of the State professional supervision are
authorized to enter into the space organization and the operating space
entrepreneurial natural persons for the purpose of carrying out surveillance and to its
implementation require the necessary documents, information, and the creation of conditions.
(3) the Organization of the State carried out activities under professional supervision
paragraph 1, the fees laid down by the implementing regulation issued
The Ministry of labour and Social Affairs in agreement with the Ministry of
(4) permission to manufacture, Assembly, repair, revision, exams, reserved
technical installations and to lling also arises under paragraph 3
the mere lapse of the time limit and in the manner referred to in section 28 to 30 of the law on freedom of
movement of services ^ 1 c).
(1) Dedicated technical equipment are devices with increased
threat to the health and safety of persons and property, which are subject to the supervision of the
under this Act. It is the technical device of pressure, lifting,
electric and gas.
(2) according to the degree of hazard is a dedicated technical facilities
into classes or groups and the method of examination of vocational
eligibility of organizations, natural persons-entrepreneurs and natural persons
the activities on these devices.
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(1) the Organization and entrepreneurial natural persons
and) ensure commissioning and operation of a dedicated
technical installations, security measures and the implementation of the surveys,
revision and examinations in specified cases; in the manufacture of reserved
pressure equipment not covered by the existing regulation on them, the Government issued
for the implementation of such a law, ^ 1b)
(b)) can be fitted, correct, carry out inspections and tests of reserved
technical equipment, perform and produce gas container pressure
the device does not apply on them a valid government issued to
the implementation of such a law, ^ 1b) only if they are competent and
they are holders of permission under section 6a of paragraph 1. 1 (b). (c)),
(c)) shall ensure that, in specific cases, exams, revision, repair,
installation or servicing of reserved technical equipment exercise only
natural persons who are competent, and in specific cases
they are also the holder of the certificate.
(2) prerequisites for professional competence and entrepreneurial organizations
individuals are the necessary technical equipment and professional capacity
(3) the assumptions of the professional competence of the individuals referred to in paragraph 1
(a). (c)) are
and) reaching the age of 18,
(b)) medical fitness according to special regulations, ^ 6)
(c) the prescribed qualifications,)
(d)) the period of practice in the field,
(e) a certificate under section 6a) paragraph. 1 (b). (d)), where they carry out inspections and tests
dedicated technical equipment, repair, installation of gas
device 1. class or operation of reserved pressure equipment-boilers.
(4) a certificate to the activities on dedicated technical devices released
the Organization of the State professional supervision is valid for five years from the date of
(5) the recognition of professional qualifications referred to in paragraph 1 (b). (c))
a natural person has obtained in another Member State of the European Union, other
Contracting State to the agreement on the European economic area or in a
The Swiss Confederation, proceed according to the law on the recognition of professional
qualification ^ 5a). Certification authority is the Ministry of labour and social
things. Before the start of the temporary or occasional activity on the
the Czech Republic is a natural person, who is entitled to exercise
a similar activity in the Member State of the European Union, another Contracting State
The agreement on the European economic area or the Swiss Confederation,
The Ministry of labour and Social Affairs, the professional qualifications of the
verifies ^ 5b).
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The Organization of the State professional supervision shall cooperate with the competent
trade unions and the Central Trade Union bodies, with the appropriate credit
authorities and organisations, cooperatives, employers ' and
the cadastral communities, with the relevant Central, local and
other State administration authorities and inform them of the measures to eliminate
defects detected during their activities. All of these authorities and organisations
Government organizations are required to provide professional supervision to the
request documents and information necessary for the performance of this supervision.
(1) the staff of the organizations of the State professional supervision are required to
maintain the confidentiality of the facts, which they learned in
connection with the performance of the activity under this Act, and before the entry into
space organisations and natural persons engaged in business premises
inform the operator.
(2) for damage caused to workers referred to in paragraph 1 when the activity
under this Act corresponds to the State; This responsibility cannot
(1) the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs decree
and) provides that the technical equipment in the scope of the authorities and organisations
State professional supervision (section 3) shall be regarded as reserved, and at the same time
determine their classification into classes or groups,
(b)) provides for more conditions placed on reserved technical equipment,
When it comes to their level of safety, location, installation, repair,
operation, inspection, review, test and operational documentation,
c) specifying the assumptions relating to the competence of the Organization
and self-employed individuals in terms of the necessary technical
the equipment and competence of their workers and to establish arrangements for
examination of professional competence,
d) specifying the assumptions relating to the competence of individuals
people in terms of the prescribed qualifications and professional experience in the field of time and
provides a way of examining their professional competence.
(2) the Permission of the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs to lay down by Decree
pursuant to paragraph 1, the conditions imposed on the safety of the more reserved
technical equipment according to § 6b before placing them on the market can be used,
just does not apply to them, the Government issued the current regulation for the implementation of
Special Act. ^ 1b)
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(1) are hereby repealed:
and) section 13 and 14 of Act No. 67/1960 SB., on the production, distribution and
the use of combustible gases (gas laws), as amended by law no 64/1962
b) Decree-Law No 53/1952 Coll., on ensuring the safety and
the economy of operation of certain technical devices,
(c) the Decree of the Ministry of agriculture), forest and water management no.
114/1962 Coll., on State specialized supervision of technical condition of machinery
used in agriculture and the safety and health at work
with these machines.
(2) the scope of authorities in the field of supervision of the safety and
technical installations, carried out so far under the provisions referred to in
paragraph 1 shall be transferred to the institutions established under this Act.
This Act shall take effect on 1 January 2000. January 1969.
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Selected provisions of the novel
Article. (II) Law No 223/2009 Sb.
The proceedings initiated before the date of entry into force of this law, and to this
the day the unfinished completes and the rights and obligations related to
assessed according to the existing legislation.
1) § 31 of the law of the Czech National Council No. 576/1990 Coll., on rules
management of the budgetary resources of the United States and municipalities in the Czech
Republic (Republic budget rules), as amended by the law of the Czech
the National Council no 579/1991 Coll., Act of the Czech National Council No. 166/1992
Coll., Act of the Czech National Council No. 321/1992 Coll., Act of the Czech national
Council No. 10/1993 Coll. and Act No. 189/1993 Coll.
1B) section 12 of Act No. 22/1997 Coll., on technical requirements for products and
amending and supplementing certain acts, as amended by law No 71/2000 Sb.
1 c) Act No. 222/2009 Coll., on the free movement of services.
5) Act No. 71/1967 Coll., on administrative proceedings (administrative code).
5A) Law No 18/2004 Coll., on the recognition of professional qualifications and other
eligibility of nationals of the Member States of the European Union and the
some nationals of other States and on amendments to certain acts (the Act on
recognition of professional qualifications), as amended.
5B) section 36b of law No 18/2004 Coll., as amended.
6) § 6 para. 1 of Act No. 20/1966 Coll., on the health care of the people, as amended by
Directive of the Ministry of health no. 49/1967, Journal of the Ministry of
Health on the assessment of medical fitness to work (registered
in the amount of 2/1968 Coll.), as amended.
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