On The Activities Of Institutions For Occupational Retirement Provision

Original Language Title: o činnosti institucí zaměstnaneckého penzijního pojištění

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340/2006 Sb.



LAW



of 24 July 2003. May 2006



on the activities of institutions for occupational retirement provision



Change: 248/2008 Sb.



Change: 281/2009 Sb.



Change: 260/2011 Sb.



Change: 241/Sb.



Change: 336/2014 Sb.



Change: 205/2015 Sb.



Parliament has passed the following Act of the United States:



PART THE FIRST



GENERAL PROVISIONS



§ 1



The subject of the edit



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

modifies the



and) conditions the operation of occupational pensions

institutions based in the Czech Republic,



(b)) the operation of occupational pensions institutions

occupational pension schemes, which have been granted an authorisation to

This activity in another Member State of the European Union than the Czech Republic

or another State which is a Contracting Party to the agreement on the European

economic area, in the territory of the Czech Republic,



c) supervision over the activities of these institutions in the territory of the Czech Republic.



(2) this Act does not apply to sickness insurance, pension

insurance, health insurance, pension insurance,

State contribution and life insurance under special laws

regulations.



§ 2



Definition of terms



In this Act shall mean the



and institutions) of institutions for occupational retirement provision, regardless of

in its legal form, which is



1. operated on the principle of the funded business, 2. established separately

from any contributor or industry association of contributors for

the purpose of providing retirement benefits in the context of the employment

individuals on the basis of an agreement or a contract agreed individually

or collectively between the employer or employers, and more

employee, or more employees or their competent

representatives, or agreed with the self-employed, and

carries out activities directly arising therefrom, and



3. authorised in the home Member State in accordance with its legislation,



(b)) institutions based in the Czech Republic, the institution for occupational retirement provision

the pension scheme, which is operated and established in similar

conditions, as referred to in point (a)) points 1 and 2,



(c)) by the Member State, the Member State of the European Union or of another State which is a

Contracting Party to the agreement on the European economic area,



(d)) the home Member State by another Member State than the Czech Republic, in the

which the institution is situated, or, if it does not have a registered office, its main administrative

Head Office,



(e)) the host Member State by another Member State than the Czech Republic,

whose social and labour legislation for the area of occupational

pension insurance shall apply to the relationship between the contributor and

participant,



f) competent authority of the Member State under the legislation of

legislation of that State exercises supervision over the activities of the institutions and other

activities in occupational pensions,



g) contributor to legal person or natural person-entrepreneur

as the employer pays contributions into an institution for occupational pensions

insurance for the benefit of its employees, or for your benefit, if the

the employer of a self-employed person,



h) participant in the natural person whose employer is the contributor and

whose occupational activities authorizing him or will entitle him/her to

retirement benefits in accordance with the pension scheme of the institution,

where appropriate, self-employed, if the contributor and to

It authorizes retirement benefits or pensions will entitle

Plan of the institution,



I) recipient of the physical person receiving retirement benefits,



j) pension plan contract, an agreement, a trust deed or other

the rules of the institution setting out that retirement benefits are of

occupational pension schemes granted and under which conditions,



k) pension benefits benefits paid from the occupational pension

insurance subject to conditions laid down in the pension plan,



l) biometric risks risks linked to death, disability and

longevity.



PART TWO



THE ACTIVITIES OF INSTITUTIONS FOR OCCUPATIONAL RETIREMENT PROVISION FROM OTHER

THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION OR OTHER STATES THAT ARE CONTRACTING

PARTY TO THE AGREEMENT ON THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA, ON THE TERRITORY OF THE UNITED

Of the REPUBLIC of



§ 3



The competent authority in the Czech Republic



(1) the competent authority in the Czech Republic pursuant to this part of the law is

The Czech National Bank.



(2) the Czech National Bank in the exercise of its jurisdiction under this part

the law works with the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs, in

matters falling within its competence.



§ 4



Information obligations of the Czech National Bank



The Czech National Bank



and shall communicate to the competent authority) the home Member State within the time limit 2

months from the date on which it received the information about the intent of the institution

operate occupational pension insurance in the Czech Republic, including

the main characteristics of the pension scheme and the designation of a particular

contributor



1. the requirements of the legislation of the United States relating to the

occupational pension insurance,



2. information on the investment limits that apply to the activities of

institutions in the Czech Republic,



3. the scope of information that the institution is obliged to provide to the participants and

recipients in the Czech Republic,



(b)) shall inform the competent authorities of other Member States on important

changes to the laws of the United States relating to the

occupational pension insurance,



(c)) shall inform the competent authority of the home Member State that

the institution has violated the obligation laid down by the law of the Czech

the Republic relating to the operation of the occupational pension

insurance,



d) cooperates with the competent authorities of the other Member States and the Commission

Of the European communities in the field of operation of the occupational

pension insurance and provides them with information relating to the negotiations

institutions on the territory of the Czech Republic,



e) maintains a list of institutions that operate in the Czech Republic pension

plans, and the competent authorities of the Member States that these institutions in

the home Member State. the list is publicly available in a manner

allowing remote access.



§ 5



The activity of the institution in the territory of the Czech Republic



(1) the institution may carry on business in the Czech Republic, if the



and she has been granted authorisation) by the competent authority of the home Member

State to engage in occupational pension schemes, and



(b)), the Czech National Bank has informed the competent authority of the home Member

State in accordance with paragraph 4 (b). and) or expiry of the period referred to in section 4 (b). and).



(2) the Institutions referred to in paragraph 1 shall exercise their activity on the territory of the

The United States, in accordance with the authorization of the activity, legal

the home Member State legislation and the legislation of the Czech Republic

relating to occupational pension insurance.



(3) the Institutions referred to in paragraph 1 may, at the territory of the Czech Republic

operate only with occupational pensions.



§ 6



Pension plans



(1) the participation of employees ' occupational pensions and

contributors in the Czech Republic is voluntary.



(2) the pension plans of institutions operating occupational pension

insurance in the Czech Republic must always edit



and the provision of retirement benefits to at least) for the case of achievement

age and death; for in so doing must not be higher than 65

years of age,



(b) the payment of retirement benefits); one of the forms of payment

retirement benefits must be a pension



(c)) the possibility of transferring pension rights from a pension plan to another

institution in the event of termination of employment the participant for contributors, if

by the party concerned so requests; the pension claims of the participant may be when this

shortened transfer just the expenses related to this transfer, and

the types of these expenses must be listed in the pension plan,



(d)) return of contributions paid by the participant in cases where



1. contributions paid whether or not a participant, and participants do not qualify for

pension benefits, or



2. with this return under the terms of the pension plan agrees

participant and contributor.



§ 7



Information provided to members and beneficiaries



(1) information transmitted to the institutions of the members and beneficiaries in the United

the Republic must be made available at least to the extent appropriate

information obligations provided for in the home Member State.



(2) the institution is required to ensure that each participant in the formation of the participation

on occupational pensions adequate awareness of the

the conditions of the pension scheme, in particular the rights and obligations of all

the parties involved in the pension plan and the financial, technical and

other risks associated with the pension plan. The institution is also required to

inform the participants and beneficiaries of any change to the pension scheme

If this change directly refers to a participant or beneficiary within 2

months.



(3) the institution is obliged to provide to the participants each year data on



and) institution, the companies that have been converted to some of the features

institutions, and the financial situation of the institution,




(b)) the current financial acquired rights of each participant.



(4) at the request of the participant's institution required to provide detailed and

relevant information about



and) the amount of any pension benefits



(b) the amount of pension) benefits in respect of their employment,



(c) modify the transferability of pension rights) to another institution in the

event of termination of employment with the contributors,



d) investment risk, or if the participant participates in, and that information

on the selection of investment options, and the actual investment

portfolio risk exposure and costs related to the investments.



(5) the institution is obliged, at the request of members and beneficiaries



and send them) the annual accounts and the annual report, which covers

to the pension scheme,



(b)) to inform them of the statement of investment-policy principles of the institution;

This requirement shall be considered satisfied if this Declaration is

made available at least at the headquarters of the contributor.



Members and beneficiaries can request on their behalf, to file a contributor.



(6) upon retirement or when other retirement benefits

become due, the institution is required to any beneficiary in writing

provide the necessary information on the pension benefits payable and the

payment options.



§ 8



Supervision of the Czech National Bank



(1) the activity of the institution in the territory of the United States is subject to supervision of the Czech

National Bank compliance with the obligations laid down by the legislation of

relating to occupational pension insurance. For this purpose,

the Czech National Bank is entitled to request from the submitting institution

documents and provide information and explanations concerning the

the operation of occupational regimes, in particular the ordinary

financial statements, annual reports, and the investment policy statement

policy.



(2) after prior notification of the Czech National Bank is a competent authority of the

the home Member State shall be entitled to perform an on-the-spot

institution which carries on business in the territory of the Czech Republic.



(3) if the competent authority of the home Member State, the institution that

pursuing an activity in the territory of the United States asks Czech National Bank

about synergy when institutions supervision, execution is the Czech National Bank

required to comply with this request.



(4) if the Czech National Bank, the institution that carries out activities

on the territory of the Czech Republic, the Commission infringed the legislation relating to the

occupational pension insurance, without undue delay, about

shall inform the competent authority of the home Member State, the institution, and

referred to the institution within the time limit set by the Czech National Bank

eliminate identified shortcomings.



(5) If an institution does not remove the deficiencies referred to in paragraph 4, the Czech national

the Bank shall request the competent authority of the home Member State, promptly to

has taken the necessary measures to remedy any identified deficiencies.



(6) if the measures adopted by the relevant supervisory authority of the home

Member State, do not lead to deficiencies in the activity of

institution, or if no action is taken, the Czech national

the Bank, then what shall inform the competent authority of the home Member State and in

Depending on the nature of the breach and its severity



and) prohibit the free disposal of assets held by a depositary institution

Investment Fund or to a foreign investment fund established

the territory of the Czech Republic or other body established on the territory of the United

Republic, which carries out similar activities as a depositary, or



(b)) prohibit or restrict the activities of the institution in the territory of the Czech Republic;

information on Prohibitions or restrictions on the activities of the Czech National Bank shall be specified in

list referred to in paragraph 4 (b). (e)).



§ 8a



Fine won



(1) an institution that prevents or severely impedes the exercise of supervision, the Czech

National Bank that it does not provide the requested assistance under section 8

paragraph. 1, the Czech National Bank may impose a fine up to 500

000.



(2) fined can store up to 6 months from the date when the

infringement occurred.



(3) in determining the amount of the fine the Czech National Bank is committed to

not in gross disproportionate to the severity of the effect and the importance of the subject

the proceedings; a fine can be imposed repeatedly. The sum of the fines imposed for

the same person may not exceed 2 000 000 CZK.



(4) by imposing a fine is the only person that

to be riot fine is imposed. The first act in the proceedings relating to the imposition of

fine is the issue of the decision. The appeal against the decision on the

Save fine always has suspensory effect.



(5) Finally saved fined may, Czech National Bank

a new decision, waive or reduce. In doing so, the administrative authority shall take into account

in particular, how the person won a fine is imposed, the

their procedural obligations in the further course of the proceedings.



(6) fined selects the Czech National Bank. Income from fines

imposed under this Act shall constitute revenue of the State budget.



Administrative offences



§ 9



Administrative offences of legal persons



(1) the depositary of an investment fund or a foreign investment fund

or other body which freely disposes of the assets of the institution that holds,

and having its registered office in the territory of the Czech Republic, and thus performs a similar

activities as a depositary, is guilty of an administrative offense by that, in contrast

with § 8 para. 6 (a). and disposes of the assets of the institution), which holds.



(2) the institution has committed misconduct by



and) breach of an obligation under section 7, or



b) contrary to section 8 (2). 5 does not remove the identified deficiencies.



(3) for the administrative offence referred to in paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 (b). (b))

to 2 000 000 imposed the administrative offence referred to in paragraph 2 (a).

and the fine to 1 000 000 Czk).



§ 10



(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 for an administrative offence shall take account of the seriousness of the

the administrative offense, in particular, the way a criminal offence and its consequences, and

the circumstances under which it was committed.



(3) administrative offences under this law are heard at first instance

The Czech National Bank.



(4) the liability of a legal person for an administrative offense shall cease, if the

The Czech National Bank about it did not initiate proceedings within 1 year from the date on which the

It learned, but not later than within 3 years from the date on which it was committed.



(5) penalties for administrative offences under this Act levies the Czech national

the Bank. Income from fines imposed under this Act is the receipt of the State

the budget.



PART THREE



THE CONDITIONS OF OPERATION OF OCCUPATIONAL PENSIONS



section 10a



(1) the operation of occupational pensions institutions

based in the Czech Republic must be authorised by the authority which is intended

carry out monitoring under this part of the Act (hereinafter "the supervisory authority").

This institution must subsequently be included in a list of institutions based

in the Czech Republic, which also lists all the Member States, in

where the institution is based in the Czech Republic operates. Supervisory authority

shall inform the European insurance and

occupational pensions ^ 2).



(2) the sole object of which the institution is based in the Czech Republic

is the operation of occupational pension schemes and the

resulting activities.



(3) the institution is based in the Czech Republic must be driven by persons

that are credible and have the training and experience necessary for the

management of the institution. In the case that these people do not have sufficient technical

education and practice, this institution is obliged to employ consultants who

meet these conditions. To determine the trust achieved professional

education and experience required to apply by analogy the law regulating

the insurance industry.



(4) the pension plan institutions based in the Czech Republic must comply with the

the conditions referred to in paragraph 6 and each participant with him must be demonstrably

familiar. The participant must be sufficiently informed of the conditions

the pension scheme, in particular the rights and obligations of persons involved

pension plan and the financial, technical and other risks associated

with the pension scheme and on the nature and distribution of those risks.



(5) institutions based in the Czech Republic must comply with the information

obligations to the members and beneficiaries set out in section 7 (2). 2 to 6

by analogy.



(6) the institution is based in the Czech Republic must prepare and at least

once every 3 years to review a written investment policy statement

policy. This statement must, without delay, if any

major changes to its investment policy. The policy statement

investment policy provides information, in particular on the



and the methods of evaluation of the investment risk),



(b) risk management procedures),



(c) the strategic placement of assets) with regard to the nature and duration of the

pension liabilities.



(7) institutions based in the Czech Republic must observe the proper

Administrative and accounting procedures and internal control mechanisms

appropriate to the nature of its activities.




(8) the institution is based in the Czech Republic, it draws up the annual accounts

accounts and annual reports taking into account each pension scheme

under the law governing accounting. The annual financial statements and information

in the annual report must be complete and clearly drawn up and approved by the

persons responsible for the management of the institution.



(9) the contributor must be a distinct legal entity or business physical

a person from an institution based in the Czech Republic. The assets of the institution

based in the Czech Republic does not fall into the estate of the contributor, in

the event of its bankruptcy.



(10) the contributor may not guarantee for the payment of retirement benefits.



section 10b



Supervisory authority is authorised to



and request the institution) located in the Czech Republic the granting of

information on all matters relating to its activities or forward

all documents relating to its activities and contact with such

the applications also on the Board of Directors and other persons responsible for the

management of the institution, based in the Czech Republic,



b) to supervise relationships between the institution based in the United

Republic and other companies or between institutions based in the United

Republic of each other, if the transfer tasks to other legal

persons or institutions based in the Czech Republic and if these relationships

influencing the financial situation of the institution, based in the Czech Republic, or

they are a material way relevant for effective supervision,



(c)), request the institution based in the Czech Republic the granting of

regular statement of investment policy principles, track

adequacy of the procedures carried out by the institution of the credit and

to evaluate the use of references to credit ratings issued by the credit rating agencies in

its investment policy,



(d)) to require from institutions based in the Czech Republic the granting of

the annual accounts and annual reports, and all the documents necessary

for the purposes of monitoring; These documents may include internal preliminary

reports, actuarial valuations and detailed assumptions, the study of

assets and liabilities, the evidence of consistency with the investment-policy principles,

evidence of contributions, reports of persons responsible for

the audit of the annual accounts,



(e) the institution to perform inspection activities) with a registered office in the Czech Republic

its premises and, in the case of the delegated tasks, checks that are

activities are carried out in accordance with the law.



section 10 c



(1) the Supervisory Authority is entitled to against the institution based in the United

Republic and against persons in its leadership to take all measures

including administrative and financial nature that are suitable and necessary

to prevent or remedy the irregularities affecting the interests of the participants

or beneficiaries.



(2) the Supervisory Authority is entitled to restrict or prohibit the free disposal of the

the assets of the institutions based in the Czech Republic, in particular in cases where the

This institution has failed to establish sufficient technical provisions to the obligations of

business or has insufficient assets to cover the technical provisions,

or does not have regulatory capital.



(3) the Supervisory Authority is in the interest of the participants and beneficiaries

shall be entitled to convert part or all of the powers of the persons operating

the institution is based in the Czech Republic the powers.



(4) the Supervisory Authority may prohibit or restrict the operation of the institution

based in the Czech Republic, in particular if this institution



and) protect adequately the interests of members and beneficiaries,



b) fulfils the conditions for its operation,



c) fails seriously in its obligations under the rules that apply to

It is subject,



(d)) in the case of cross-border activity does not comply with the requirements of social and

labour legislation of the host Member State applicable to the

occupational pensions.



(5) the decision referred to in paragraph 4, the supervisory authority shall notify the

The European insurance and occupational pensions

insurance.



§ 10 d



(1) an institution based in the Czech Republic establishes the obligations of its

technical provisions in pension plans.



(2) adequate technical provisions creates for all pension plans,

They provide cover against biometric risks and/or guarantee either yield

investment, or the amount of benefits.



(3) the calculation of technical provisions and shall confirm the actuary

each year, on the basis of actuarial methods. Actuary

must be the person registered in the list of responsible of Actuaries

under the law governing the insurance industry.



(4) the calculation of technical provisions shall be carried out according to the following principles:



and the minimum amount of the technical reserves) are calculated by a sufficiently

prudent actuarial valuation, taking all

commitments for benefits and for contributions in accordance with the pension plans

institutions, which amount must be sufficient to

continue to pay the pensions and benefits already paid to beneficiaries and to

reflect the obligations resulting from the growing pension rights

participants; the economic and actuarial assumptions chosen for the

evaluation of the liabilities shall also elect a prudently taking account of the

reasonable size negative variations,



(b)) the maximum interest rates represent the maximum technical interest rate

set by the Czech National Bank under the law governing

the insurance sector, taking into account the yield on the corresponding assets

held by the institution and the future investment returns or the market proceeds

Government bonds or bonds of high quality,



(c)) the biometric tables used for calculating the technical provisions are

based on the precautionary principle with regard to the main characteristics of the

groups of participants and pension plans, and in particular the expected changes in the

significant risks,



(d) the method and basis of calculation) of technical provisions shall in General from one

the accounting period on the other do not change, if there are differences, however, can be

justified by a change of legal, demographic or economic circumstances,

the assumptions on which they are based.



(5) institutions based in the Czech Republic is obliged to permanently possess

sufficient and appropriate assets to cover the technical provisions for all

operated by pension plans.



(6) in the event that the institution is based in the Czech Republic does not fulfil

the obligation referred to in paragraph 5, the supervisory authority shall be entitled to authorise the

the adoption of a recovery plan in order to ensure compliance with the requirements referred to in paragraph

5. The recovery plan must meet the following requirements:



and) institutions based in the Czech Republic creates a specific plan to

Re-establish the required amount of assets to cover fully the technical

provisions in due time, and introduces participants to the plan, or

their representatives,



(b)) in developing the recovery plan shall take into account the specific situation of

the institution is based in the Czech Republic, in particular, to the structure of assets and

liability, risk profile, liquidity plan, the age profile of the members

entitled to receive retirement benefits, the newly developed plans and plans

the previous schemes and schemes based on nekapitálovém or just

partly capital on full funding,



c) institutions based in the Czech Republic is obliged to in the event of termination of the

the pension scheme at a time when it has been enabled by the recovery plan, create a procedure to

transfer of the assets and the corresponding liabilities to another financial institution or

a similar body, this procedure together with information about their

communicate to the supervisor of a pension scheme and a general description of the procedure in the

accordance with the principles of confidentiality to make available to the participants, or their

representatives.



(7) in the case of cross-border activity must be technical provisions for

all operated by pension plans fully funded. If these

conditions are not met, the supervisory authority shall proceed in accordance with § 10 c.



§ 10e



(1) an institution based in the Czech Republic in the case that provides

guarantee the liability to cover against biometric risk, or guarantees a particular

return on investment or a given level of benefits, must be permanently available, additional

the assets above the technical provisions to serve as a countervailing

reserve. The amount of these assets reflects the type of risks and the status of assets for all

operated by pension plans. These assets shall not be loaded with

foreseeable liabilities and serve as a reserve for the removal of the derogations

between the expected and actual expenditure and profits.



(2) for the purposes of calculating the minimum amount of the additional assets, the analogy

the rules laid down by law governing the insurance industry.



section 10f



(1) an institution based in the Czech Republic invests in accordance with

the precautionary principle, taking



and the assets shall be invested) having regard to the best benefit of the participants and

beneficiaries; in the event of a possible conflict of interests shall ensure that the institution is based in the

The Czech Republic or entity which manages its portfolio, in order to

investments are carried out solely in the interests of members and beneficiaries,



(b)) the assets shall be invested in such a way as to ensure the safety,

quality, liquidity and profitability of the portfolio,



(c)) the assets shall be invested mainly in regulated markets and investment in

assets which are not admitted to trading on a regulated financial

markets must in any event be kept to prudent levels,




d) investments in financial derivatives are possible, if they contribute to

a reduction of investment risks or facilitate efficient portfolio management,

It must be carefully assessed, taking into account the underlying assets and must

be included in the evaluation of the assets of the institutions; the institution is based in the United

the Republic must not expose excessive risk, on the one

counterparties and other operations with financial derivatives,



(e)) the assets shall be properly diversified so as to avoid excessive

reliance on any particular asset, issuer or group of

undertakings and accumulations of risk in the portfolio as a whole,



f) investment in assets of the same issuer or by issuers belonging to the

the same group may not institution based in the Czech Republic to issue

excessive concentration of risk,



g) investment in the sponsoring undertaking shall be no more than 5%

of the portfolio, and if the sponsoring undertaking belongs to a group,

investment in the undertakings belonging to the same group as

the sponsoring undertaking shall not be more than 10% of the portfolio,



(h)) to the institution contributes with its registered office in the Czech Republic,

It should be an investment in these sponsoring undertakings carried out with caution

and must be suitable taking account of the need for diversification,



I) assets held to cover the technical provisions shall also be invested

in a manner appropriate to the nature and duration of the expected future retirement

benefits,



j) investment policy should not be based only on an exclusive or

mechanical reliance on credit ratings issued by the credit rating agencies.



(2) the institution is based in the Czech Republic must not accept a loan or

Act as a guarantor of third parties. The loan is permitted only on grounds of

liquidity, and it only as long as necessary.



(3) the institution is based in the Czech Republic may invest



and) up to 70% of the assets covering the technical provisions or of the whole portfolio

for plans in which participants bear the investment risks in shares,

negotiable securities treated as shares,

and bonds issued by companies that are admitted to trading on a

regulated markets



(b)) up to 30% of the assets covering technical provisions in assets denominated in

currencies other than the currency in which the liabilities are expressed,



(c)) on the capital markets.



§ 10 g



(1) an institution based in the Czech Republic, which wants to be financed

an undertaking established in another Member State, must have prior authorization

supervisory authority. Supervisory authority shall immediately inform on granting of this

enable the European insurance and occupational pensions

insurance.



(2) its intention to accept financial contributions from a company established in another

Member State must be notified in advance of supervisor.



(2) in the notice referred to in paragraph 2 shall be an institution based in the United

Republic of the following information:



a) the host Member State host Member States, or



(b) the name of the sponsoring undertaking),



(c)) the main characteristics of the pension scheme to be operated for

the sponsoring undertaking.



(4) if the supervisory authority has no reason to doubt that the internal

the structure of the institution is based in the Czech Republic, its financial situation,

the good repute and professional qualifications and practice leading people are

compatible with the activities proposed in the host Member State,

shall, within 3 months after receipt of all the information referred to in paragraph 3 of these

information to the competent authorities of the host Member State and subsequently

inform the institution based in the Czech Republic.



PART FOUR



COMMON PROVISIONS



§ 10 h



Institutions for occupational retirement provision must not be in the territory of the United

States settle.



PART FIVE



AMENDMENT OF THE ACT ON PUBLIC HEALTH INSURANCE



§ 11



Act No. 48/1997 Coll., on public health insurance and amending and

certain related laws, as amended by Act No. 242/1997

Coll., Act No. 2/1998 Coll., Act No. 125/1998 Coll., Act No. 225/1999

Coll., Act No. 363/1999 Coll., Act No. 18/2000 Coll., Act No. 132/2000

Coll., Act No. 155/2000 Coll., the Constitutional Court declared under no.

167/2000 Coll., Act No. 220/2000 Coll., Act No. 258/2000 Coll., Act No.

458/2000 Coll., Act No. 176/2002 Coll., Act No. 198/2002 Coll., Act No.

285/2002 Coll., Act No. 309/2002 Coll., Act No. 320/2002 Coll., Act No.

222/2003 Coll., Act No. 274/2003 Coll., Act No. 361/2003 Coll., Act No.

424/2003 Coll., Act No. 422/2003 Coll., Act No. 461/2003 Coll., Act No.

85/2004 Coll., Act No. 359/2004 Coll., Act No. 422/2004 Coll., Act No.

436/2004 Coll., Act No. 435/2004 Coll., Act No. 127/2005 Coll., Act No.

168/2005 Coll., Act No. 251/2005 Coll., Act No. 350/2005 Coll., Act No.

361/2005 Coll., Act No. 47/2006 Coll., Act No. 109/2006 Coll., Act No.

112/2006 Coll., Act No. 115/2006 Coll., Act No. 165/2006 Coll., Act No.

189/2006 Coll., Act No. 216/2006 Coll. and Act No. 245/2006, is amended

as follows:



Under section 22 shall be added to § 22a, which including the title reads as follows:



"§ 22a



Special care-palliative care inpatient



Palliative and symptomatic treatment of persons in the Terminal State

provided in special inpatient Hospice facilities type. ".



PART SIX



The EFFECTIVENESS of the



§ 12



This Act shall take effect on the date of its publication.



Fort Worth Star Telegram in r.



Klaus r.



Paroubek in r.



Selected provisions of the novel



Article. (II) Act No. 248/2008 Sb.



Transitional provisions



1. the administrative proceedings initiated before the date of entry into force of this Act shall be

According to present regulations. completes



2. fines recovery gap until the date of entry into force of this Act, enforced by the

the competent Customs Office.



1) directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2003/41/EC of 3 June 2003. June

2003 on the activities of institutions for occupational retirement provision and

supervision over them. European Parliament and Council directive 2010/78/EU

24 September. November 2010, amending Directive 98/26/EC, 2002/87/EC,

2003/6/EC, 2003/41/EC, 2003/71/EC, 2004/39/EC, 2004/109/EC, 2005/60/EC,

2006/48/EC, 2006/49/EC, and 2009/65/EC with regard to the competence of the European

supervisory authority (European banking authority), the authority

supervision (European insurance and occupational pensions

insurance) and the European supervisory authority (European securities

Securities and markets), as amended by the directive of the European Parliament and of the Council

2013/14/EU.



2) European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) no 1094/2010 of 24.

November 2010 on the establishment of a European supervisory authority (European

insurance and occupational pensions), amending

decision No 716/2009/EC and repealing Commission decision 2009/79/EC.