Of Foreign Development Cooperation And Humanitarian Aid

Original Language Title: o zahraniční rozvojové spolupráci a humanitární pomoci

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151/2010 Sb.



LAW



of 21 June 1999. April 2010



of foreign development cooperation and humanitarian assistance to be provided to the

abroad and amending related laws



Parliament has passed the following Act of the United States:



PART THE FIRST



INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO

ABROAD



TITLE I OF THE



BASIC PROVISIONS



§ 1



The subject of the edit



This Act lays down the conditions for the implementation of the international development

cooperation and humanitarian aid abroad covered

the State budget and the scope of government authorities and United development

of the Agency in this area.



§ 2



Definition of terms



In this Act shall mean the



and) foreign development cooperation activities covered by the summary

the State budget, the aim of which is to contribute to the eradication of poverty in

context of sustainable development, including pursuit of the Millennium development goals

Millennium ^ 1), to the economic and social development, protection of the

environment, as well as to the promotion of democracy, respect for human rights and

good governance in developing countries,



(b) humanitarian assistance provided) abroad summary of activities

paid from the State budget, the aim of which is to prevent the loss of

lives and injury to health, alleviate suffering and restore basic life

the conditions of the people after the occurrence of incidents, as well as to mitigate

long-lasting consequences of incidents and to prevent their

the origin and negative consequences.



§ 3



The implementation of the international development cooperation



Overseas development cooperation shall be implemented in a way that meets the

objectives, in particular the implementation of development programmes and projects,

broadcast experts, by providing government scholarships to study at

universities in the Czech Republic, cash donations abroad,

financial contributions to foreign institutions, international organizations and

integration group and the provision of soft loans and credit.



§ 4



The provision of humanitarian assistance



Humanitarian aid abroad is provided in a way that effectively

fills her objectives, in particular by providing the necessary assets in the form of

make a donation to the affected area (hereinafter referred to as the "material assistance"), connecting to

rescue operations broadcast the rescuers and experts, with the necessary

equipment according to the law on the integrated rescue system (hereinafter referred to as

"rescue aid"), cash donations abroad, posts

international organizations and integration groupings and projects

humanitarian aid.



§ 5



Rules for the management of resources on overseas development cooperation

and humanitarian aid



(1) the expenditure on international development cooperation and humanitarian aid

under sections 3 and 4 shall be considered as expenditure under the law on budget

rules ^ 2).



(2) on the financing of foreign development cooperation and humanitarian aid

do not apply the provisions of the law on budgetary rules about programs

and their financing from the State budget ^ 3).



(3) the Government shall determine the limit will not have her consent to

provide a cash donation to a foreign country pursuant to § 3 and 4.



TITLE II



COMPETENCE IN THE FIELD OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AND HUMANITARIAN

HELP



§ 6



Public authorities within its scope shall be carried out by foreign

development cooperation in accordance with the concepts and principles agreed

the Government.



§ 7



Ministry of Foreign Affairs



(1) the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the area of foreign

development cooperation, in particular



and the Government shall submit the draft concept) and foreign policy development

cooperation and an evaluation thereof,



(b) the annual plan of) prepares foreign development cooperation and presents

to the Government for approval,



(c)) to the amount of the limit set out by the Government makes decisions about the provision of cash

donations abroad,



(d)) provides grants to foreign institutions, according to the principles

international development cooperation,



e) coordinates the activities of other institutions of State administration, which in the context of its

the scope of foreign development cooperation are carried out,



(f)) in accordance with the law of the European Union supports the Czech entities seeking

about involvement in the implementation of projects in the framework of the development cooperation of the other

donors,



g) provides reviews of foreign development cooperation projects and

humanitarian aid.



(2) the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides humanitarian aid to the States

outside the European Union and the European economic area and decides on its

the extent and form. When deciding on the supply of material and

rescue assistance shall act in coordination with the Ministry of the Interior.



(3) the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the area of overseas development

cooperation and humanitarian aid abroad works with

institutions of the European Union, including ensuring the exchange of information with the Commission

Of the European communities ^ 4).



§ 8



Czech development agency



(1) there is hereby established the Czech development agency as an organizational part of the State,

that performs tasks in the field of international development cooperation and

humanitarian assistance provided abroad.



(2) the function of the founder of the Czech development agency shall be exercised by the Ministry of

Foreign Affairs, whose budget is the action of the United

Development Agency paid for.



(3) the Czech development agency is the entity.



(4) the Czech development agency



and implementation of overseas development) provides for cooperation in accordance with

the plan of foreign development cooperation,



(b)) provides the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in accordance with the requirements of the implementing

projects of humanitarian aid,



(c)) provides grants to bodies in the Czech Republic in accordance with the plan

foreign development cooperation; other subsidies can provide only

the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.



§ 9



Ministry of the Interior



Ministry of the Interior provides humanitarian assistance to Member States

The European Union and other States that make up the European economic area and

decides on its scale and form. To provide humanitarian relief

inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.



§ 10



Administration of State material reserves



Administration of State material reserves in accordance with the request of the Ministry of

Foreign Affairs or the Ministry of the Interior produces inventory for

humanitarian assistance abroad. Thus formed the State material reserves

be included in the category of emergency stocks.



TITLE III



COMMON AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS



§ 11



(1) the organisational units of the State, which are entities and that the

under other legislation are managing state assets ^ 5), are

entitled to such property for the purpose of providing humanitarian aid to the

on the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to section 7

paragraph. 2 or the Ministry of the Interior in accordance with § 9.



(2) the Ministry of the Interior is authorized to insure property consigned to

abroad in providing humanitarian assistance in the event of damage or

losses during transport.



(3) on the acquisition of assets and the management of assets for humanitarian assistance

provided abroad is not covered by the law on property of the Czech Republic

and its representation in legal relations ^ 6).



§ 12



(1) the Czech development agency established measures of the Ministry of

Foreign Affairs on 1 May 2004. in January 2008, the effective date of this

the Act repealed.



(2) the effective date of this Act transferred the exercise of rights and

obligations, including the rights and obligations of employment relationships, from the United

Development Agency, set up by the measures of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

on 1 May 2004. in January 2008, the Czech development agency set up this

by law.



(3) jurisdiction to the management of the property in the possession of the United

Republic, which at the date of entry into force of this law, it is for the

manage the Czech development agency, the effective date of

This Act on the Czech development agency established by this Act.



PART TWO



Amendment of the Act on the integrated rescue system



section 13 of the



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

certain acts, as amended by Act No. 320/2002 Coll., Act No. 20/2004

Coll., Act No. 186/2006 Coll., Act No. 262/2006 Coll. and Act No.

306/2008 Coll., is amended as follows:



1. In article 7 (2). 2 the letter j) repealed.



To be repaced by) is renumbered as paragraph (j)).



2. In article 7, paragraph 3, the following paragraph 4 is added:



"(4) the Ministry of the Interior on



and) organizes rescue and assistance abroad in

cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the components of the integrated

rescue system or central administrative authorities,



(b)) provides, in accordance with the international treaties, which is

Czech Republic is bound, the function of the contact point for requesting

humanitarian assistance abroad an affected State or international

organisations; This does not affect the ability to demand humanitarian aid to

a foreign country through diplomatic channels, or the notification of major

events abroad, which can endanger even the Czech Republic,



(c)) shall inform the competent international organization of the forces and resources

The United States predetermined for the provision of humanitarian aid to the

abroad. ".



Paragraphs 4 to 7 shall become paragraphs 5 through 8.




3. In article 7 (2). 5, the words "in paragraphs 2 and 3 shall be replaced by in

paragraphs 2 to 4.



PART THREE



Amendment of the Act on the scope of the administration of State material reserves



§ 14



In section 4 of Act No. 97/1993 Coll., on the scope of the administration of the State material

provisions, as amended by Act No. 241/2000 Coll., on the end of the text of paragraph 4

the words "and humanitarian aid provided for the material to

abroad ^ 2d) ". Footnote No. 2d:



"2d) Act No. 151/2010 Coll., on international development cooperation and

the humanitarian assistance provided to foreign countries and amending related

laws. ".



PART FOUR



The EFFECTIVENESS of the



§ 15



This Act shall take effect on the first day of the second month following

After the date of its publication.



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1) the Joint Declaration of the Council and of the representatives of the Governments of the Member States

meeting within the Council, the European Parliament and the Commission on development

European Union's policy: "the European consensus" (2006/C 46/01).



2) § 7 para. 1 (b). v) Act No. 218/2000 Coll., on the budget

rules and amending certain related laws (budget

the rules), as amended.



3) § 12 and 13 of Act No. 218/2000 SB., as amended by law No 26/2008 Sb.



4) for example, European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1905/2006 of the

on 18 July 2005. December 2006 establishing a financing instrument for

development cooperation, Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 December 2002. June

1996 on humanitarian aid.



5) for example, Act No. 97/1993 Coll., on the scope of the administration of State

material reserves, as amended, Act No. 219/2000 Coll., on the

the assets of the United States and its representation in legal relations, in

as amended.



6) Act No. 219/2000 Coll., on the property of the Czech Republic and its representation

in legal relations, as amended