Changes To The Laws On Elections To The Parliament Of The Cr And St. Counties And St. Municipalities

Original Language Title: změny zákonů o volbách do Parlamentu ČR a zast. krajů a zast. obcí

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230/2002 Sb.



LAW



of 10 June 1999. May 2002,



amending Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on elections to the Parliament of the Czech

Republic and amending and supplementing certain other acts, as amended by

amended, Act No. 130/2000 Coll., on elections to the Councils

counties and amending certain laws, as amended, and the law

No. 491/2001 Coll. on elections to the Councils of the municipalities and amending certain

the laws of the



Parliament has passed the following Act of the United States:



PART THE FIRST



Amendment of the Act on elections to the Parliament of the Czech Republic



Article. (I)



Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on elections to the Parliament of the Czech Republic and the

amendments to certain other laws, as amended by Act No. 212/1996

Coll., Constitutional Court published under no. 244/1999 Coll., Act No.

204/2000 Coll., Constitutional Court published under no. 64/2001 Coll.

Act No. 37/2002 Coll. and Act No. 171/2002 is amended as follows:



1. In article 7 (2). 1 letter e) is added:



"e) Regional Office in the capital Prague, Prague City Hall

(hereinafter referred to as "Regional Office") for elections to the Chamber of Deputies, ".



2. In article 7 (2). 1 letter f) is added:



"(f)) responsible for municipal office in the headquarters of the constituency in the capital

Prague City District Office in the headquarters of the constituency, which is laid down in the

Annex No. 3 to this Act, and in the cities of Brno, Ostrava and Pilsen

municipalities of these cities (hereinafter referred to as "the authorized local authority at the seat of

constituency ") for the elections to the Senate,".



3. In article 7 (2). 1, point g) repealed.



Subparagraph (h)), i), (j)), k), (l)) and m) are known as points (g)),

(h)), i), (j)), k) and (l)).



4. in § 9 para. 2 (a). (c)), the words "by the district offices in the regions and headquarters

the district offices in the headquarters of the constituency "are replaced by the words" at the regional

authorities and charged with municipal offices in the headquarters of the constituency ".



5. § 9 para. 2 the letter g) including footnote No. 5j) reads as follows:



"g) provides authentication of eligibility in elections for staff

the city of Prague and included in the municipality of the capital city of Prague

responsible for activities in the field of elections, which proves the test needed

knowledge, and to the staff of the municipal part of the city of Prague

included in the Office at the headquarters of the borough constituency of designated

activities in the field of elections, demonstrating the required knowledge exam; about

the positive results of the verification of eligibility issues the certificate; verification of the

competence in the field of elections, replaced by proof of specific professional

eligibility under special legislation. ^ 5j)



5J) § 84 and 103 of Act No. 133/2000 Coll., on the capital city of Prague, as amended by

Act No. 143/2001 Coll.



Decree No 345/2000 Coll., on the verification of professional competence

employees of municipalities, counties, the city of Prague, the boroughs

the city of Prague and the district authorities, the people standing at the head of the special authorities

established on the basis of special legislation and the Chairmen of the Commission, which was

entrusted by the performance, (the Decree on special technical

eligibility), as amended by Decree No 427/2000 Coll. ".



6. In article 11 (1) 2 (a). and) the words "district offices at the headquarters of the County, in

the district offices in the headquarters of the constituency "are replaced by the words" the regional

offices in charge of municipal authorities in the seat of the constituency "and

a semicolon, the word "provincial authorities" shall be replaced by "regional authorities,

responsible for the municipal authorities ".



7. In article 11 (1) 2 (a). (c)), the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the county or

to the District Office in the headquarters of the constituency "are replaced by the words" the regional

authority or delegated municipal office in the headquarters of the constituency ".



8. In section 11 (1) 2 (a). j), the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the County and

to the District Office in the headquarters of the constituency "are replaced by the words" the regional

the authority and the designated municipal office in the headquarters of the constituency ".



9. in section 11 (1) 2 (a). l), the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

"designated Municipal Council".



10. in section 12 of the title is: "Regional Office".



11. in § 12 para. 1 the introductory phrase is: "Regional Office for elections to the

the Chamber of Deputies ".



12. in § 12 para. 2 in the introductory part, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County

that has been certified by a special legal regulation, ^ 5 c) "shall be replaced by

words "the region is included in the regional office, who has a certificate referred to in

a special legal regulation, ^ 5 k) ".



13. In article 12 the following paragraphs 3 and 4, including footnote

# 5 k) are added:



"(3) the Regional Office for elections to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate



and deal with complaints on organizationally) technical security level options

the village,



(b) checks the progress of the vote) in the voting booth,



(c) imposing fines) under this Act,



d) cooperates with the Czech Statistical Office to ensure the necessary

technical equipment and manpower for a site created for

responsible for municipal authorities.



(4) the activity referred to in paragraph 3 (b). (b) may only be performed by the employee)

the County is included in the regional office, who has a certificate referred to in the Special

legislation. ^ 5 k)



5 k) Act No. 491/2001 Coll. on elections to the Councils of the municipalities and amending

certain acts, as amended by law no 230/2002 Coll. ".



14. in paragraph 13 the heading reads as follows:



"Responsible for municipal office in the headquarters of the constituency".



15. In § 13 para. 1 in the introductory part, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"Designated by the local authority."



16. in § 13 para. 2 in the introductory part, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

"the village is included in the authorized local authority".



17. section 14 is repealed.



18. in section 14a of the present text shall become paragraph 1 and the end of the

the dot is replaced by a comma and the following subparagraph (c)), and (d)), which read as follows:



"(c) the progress of the vote) checks in the voting booth,



d) checks the County Electoral Commission, counting of votes. ".



19. in section 14a, the following paragraph 2 is added:



"(2) the activities referred to in paragraph 1 (b). (c)), and (d)) may only be performed by

an employee of the municipality is included in the authorized local authority that has

certificate in accordance with special legislation. ^ 5 c) ".



20. In article 16(1). 5 the second sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"Regional Office".



21. in section 16(1). 7 the third sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"regional authority" and in the last sentence, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

the word "region".



22. in section 21 para. 2, the second sentence shall be replaced by the phrase "Ward

the Electoral Commission of any such measure shall inform voters the way in place

the usual and municipal office and authorised by the municipal office; also inform the

the regional office in the elections to the Chamber of deputies or

the competent responsible for municipal office in the headquarters of the constituency for election to the

Senate. ".



23. in section 21a para. 1 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"regional or designated by the local authority."



24. in section 21a para. 2 the first sentence and second sentence, the words "District Office"

replaced by the words "the regional office and the designated local authority"; in a sentence

third, the words "local office" shall be replaced by "regional, or entrusted with the

the local authority ".



25. in paragraph 23, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by "of the municipality of inclusion in the

authorized local authority "and for the words" regulation, ^ 5 c) "

the words "employees of the region's inclusion in the regional office, who have

certificate provided for in special legislation, ^ 5 k) ".



26. in § 31 para. 3 the first sentence, the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority" and in the second sentence, the words "District

Office in the headquarters of the region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



27. in § 31 para. 4 the second sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



28. in § 32 para. 5 the last sentence, the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of

the region "is replaced by" regional authority ".



29. in § 33 para. 1 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority" and in the second sentence, the words ' District Office in

the headquarters of region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



30. In § 33 para. 2 in the introductory part, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



31. in § 33 para. 2 (a). (b)), the words "district offices at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional offices".



32. In § 33 para. 3 in the introductory part, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



33. In § 33 para. 4, the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "regional authority" and the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "Regional Office".



34. In § 33 para. 5 the last sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of

the electoral region "shall be replaced by" listed in the County regional authority ".



35. In § 33 para. 6, the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "regional authority" and the words "by the district offices in the headquarters of the regions"

replaced by the words "regional authorities".



36. In § 33 para. 7 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



37. In § 33 para. 8 the first sentence and second sentence, the words ' District Office in

the headquarters of region "shall be replaced by" regional authority "and in the second sentence, the words

"the District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by the word "region".



38. In § 36 odst. 2, the words "to the District Office in the headquarters of the region" shall be replaced by

the words "regional authority".



39. In § 36 odst. 3 the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "Regional Office".




40. In § 36 odst. 4 the second sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



41. In § 38 paragraph 1(a). 1 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



42. In § 38 paragraph 1(a). 3 the second sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



43. In article 38, paragraph 4 reads:



"(4) ballots shall be sent by the regional authority responsible for the

mayors, municipal authorities, who shall ensure that the ballot papers were

delivered to all voters no later than 3 days before the date of the election and on election day

all of the okrskovým electoral commissions. In municipalities where it is not the Mayor, shall ensure

delivery of ballots to voters by the deadline, Deputy Mayor, and

If there is no Deputy Mayor, Director of the regional office, in the capital city of Prague

the Director of the municipality (hereinafter referred to as "the Director of the regional office") ".".



44. In § 38 paragraph 1(a). 5 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



45. In article 38 paragraph 2. 6 the first sentence and second sentence, the words ' District Office in

the headquarters of region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



46. In § 43 para. 7 the first sentence, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "at the regional or subdivision".



47. In § 46 para. 1 the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "Regional Office".



48. In § 46 para. 2, the words "to the District Office in the headquarters of the region" shall be replaced by

the words "regional authority".



49. In § 46 para. 4 a) and (b)):



"and Director of the regional office)



(b)) the employee is included in the region of the regional authority, ".



50. in § 46 para. 5 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



51. In § 60 para. 4 the first sentence, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "designated Municipal Council" and in the second sentence the words "local office"

the words "designated by the local authority."



52. In § 61 para. 2 (a). e), the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"designated by the local authority."



53. In § 61 para. 3 the third sentence, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "designated Municipal Council".



54. In § 62 para. 1 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"Designated by the local authority" and in the second sentence, the words "local office"

replaced by the words "designated by the local authority."



55. In § 62 para. 2 in the introductory part, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"designated by the local authority."



56. In § 62 para. 2 (a). f), the words "district authorities" shall be replaced by

"the charge of the municipal authorities".



57. In § 62 para. 3 the words "local office" shall be replaced by "responsible for

the local authority ".



58. In § 62 para. 4 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"Designated by the local authority" and other words in the sentence "the District Office" words

"designated Office".



59. In § 62 para. 5 the last sentence, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "of the village to the designated local authority".



60. In § 62 para. 6 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"Designated by the local authority."



61. In § 62 para. 7 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"designated by the local authority."



62. In § 62 para. 8 the first sentence and second sentence, the words "local office"

replaced by the words "authorized local authority" and in the second sentence, the words

"District Office" shall be replaced by "municipalities".



63. In section 66 paragraph 1. 2 the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

"designated Municipal Council".



64. In section 66 paragraph 1. 3 the second sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"Designated by the local authority."



65. In section 67 para. 1 the words "local office" shall be replaced by "responsible for

the local authority ".



66. In section 67 para. 3 the second sentence, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "an authorised local authority".



67. In article 67 paragraph 2. 4, the words "local office" shall be replaced by "responsible for

the local authority ", the words" district authorities "with the words" responsible for the municipal authorities "

and the words "the head of the district authority" the words "the Director of the regional office".



68. In section 67 para. 5, the words "local office" shall be replaced by "responsible for

the local authority ".



69. In § 72 para. 5 the first sentence, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "at the regional or subdivision".



70. in paragraph 1 of section 72a. 1 the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

"designated Municipal Council" and the words "District Office" by the words "responsible

Municipal Office ".



71. In § 73 para. 1 the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

"designated Office".



72. In § 73 para. 2 the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

"designated Municipal Council".



73. In § 73 para. 4 a) and (b)):



"and the Mayor of the village) with the subdivision in the seat of the constituency



(b) an employee of the municipality awarded) authorized local authority at the seat of

constituency ".



74. In § 73 para. 5 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"designated by the local authority."



75. In § 76 para. 1 the words "local office" shall be replaced by "responsible for

the local authority ".



76. In paragraph 76, paragraph 3 reads:



"(3) If, before the second round of the election in the electoral district candidate

his candidacy gives up, loses the right to be elected or dies, proceed to the

the second round of elections the candidate who in the first round of the election in the final

order placed third; in this case, a second round of elections

held on the thirteenth day after the end of voting in the first round. "



77. In § 76 para. 4 the second sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"designated by the local authority" and the words "district authorities" with the words "entrusted with the

municipal authorities ".



78. In paragraph 76, at the end of paragraph 6 the following sentence:



"; the provisions of section 66 paragraph 1. 1 the second sentence shall not apply ".



79. In § 79 paragraph 2. 1, letter a) is added:



") If no candidate was elected in the constituency,".



80. in § 79 paragraph 2. 5, the words "local office" shall be replaced by "responsible for

the local authority ".



81. In paragraph 84, the words "Administration," the words "counties".



82. In § 88 para. 1 the words "District Office at the headquarters of the county or

District Office, the headquarters of the constituency "are replaced by the words" the regional

authority or delegated municipal office in the headquarters of the constituency ".



83. In § 88 para. 2 the words "Supreme Court" shall be replaced by "the highest

the Administrative Tribunal ".



84. In § 92 para. 1 (b). a), the words "county offices" are replaced by the words

"responsible for the municipal authorities".



85. In § 92 para. 1 at the end of subparagraph (b)) the following words "and employees

the urban part of the city of Prague in charge of activities in the field of

elections ".



86. In § 92 para. 1 (b). c) point 2, the words "district offices at the headquarters of

region, district offices in the headquarters of the constituency "are replaced by the words

"the regional authorities responsible for municipal offices in the headquarters of the constituency".



87. In § 97 para. 1 the words "county offices" are replaced by the words

"designated municipal authorities".



88. In section 97b paragraph 1 reads:



"(1) the tasks of the Director of the regional office established by this Act in time

his absence, his representative. ".



89. In section 97b para. 2 the first sentence and second sentence, the words ' the station agent

District Office "shall be replaced by" the Director of the regional office ".



90. under § 97c § 97 d shall be inserted:



"§ 97 d



For the regional authority or delegated municipal office

under this law, the exercise of delegated powers. ".



PART TWO



Amendment of the Act on the elections to the regional councils



Article II



Act No. 130/2000 Coll., on elections to the regional councils and amending

certain acts, as amended by Act No. 273/2001 Coll. and Act No. 37/2002

Coll., is amended as follows:



1. In paragraph 6 (d)):



"(d)) Regional Office".



2. In paragraph 6, point e) repealed.



Subparagraph (f)), g), (h)) and i) are referred to as point (e)), f), (g)), and

(h)).



3. In paragraph 6 (b). (g)), after the words "broken down territorial statutory cities"

the words "or mayor of Borough".



4. In paragraph 6 of the letter h) dot at the end of the paragraph be replaced by a comma and

the following letter i), which read as follows:



"i) Director of the regional office.".



5. § 9 para. 2 (b)) shall be deleted.



Subparagraph (c)), d), (e)), f) and (g)) shall become point (b)), (c)),

(d)), e) and (f)).



6. § 9 para. 2 (a). (b)), the word "district" shall be replaced by the word "region".



7. § 9 para. 2 (a). (c)), the words "district offices at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authorities".



8. In section 10, paragraph 1. 2 (a). a), the words "district offices at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional offices" and after the semicolon in a sentence with the word

"district" is replaced by "regional".



9. in section 10, paragraph 1. 2 (a). (b)), the words "by the district offices in the headquarters of the regions"

replaced by the words "regional authorities".



10. In section 10, paragraph 1. 2 (a). I), the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority".



11. in paragraph 11 of the title is: "Regional Office".



12. In article 11 (1) 1 the introductory phrase is: "Regional Office".



13. in paragraph 11 (1) 1 at the end of paragraph (e)) the following words "and

workplaces created in charge of municipal authorities ".



14. in section 11 (1) 1, letter h) repealed.



The present letter i) is renumbered as paragraph (h)).



15. In article 11 (1) 1 at the end of the letter h) dot is replaced by a comma and

the following letter i), (j)), k), (l)), and m), including the notes below

line no. 12a) are added:



"i) provides authentication of the eligibility of the employee options

the municipalities included in the designated local authority and responsible for activities on the


Department of elections, demonstrating the required knowledge exam; of positive

results of the verification of eligibility issues the certificate; verification of the eligibility of the

the options section is replaced by the demonstration of special professional competence by

a special legal regulation, ^ 12a)



j) imposing fines under this Act,



to deal with complaints on organizationally) technical security level options

towns and cities,



l) checks the progress of the vote in the voting booth,



m) archives the electoral documentation.



12A) section 113 of the Act No. 128/2000 Coll., on municipalities (municipal establishment).



Decree No 345/2000 Coll., on the verification of professional competence

employees of municipalities, counties, the city of Prague, the boroughs

the city of Prague and the district authorities, the people standing at the head of the special authorities

established on the basis of special legislation and the Chairmen of the Commission, which was

entrusted by the performance, (the Decree on special technical

eligibility), as amended by Decree No 427/2000 Coll. ".



16. in paragraph 11 (1) 2 the words "pursuant to § 9 para. 2 (a). (b)) "are replaced by

the words "under special legislation. ^ 12b)".



Footnote No. 12b):



"12b) § 8 para. 2 (a). d) of Act No. 491/2001 Coll. on elections to the

Councils of municipalities and amending certain acts. ".



17. § 12, including the title.



18. in § 13 para. 1 at the end of subparagraph (b)) is replaced by a comma and dot

the following subparagraph (c)), d), (e)), and (f)), which read as follows:



"(c) the progress of the vote) checks in the voting booth,



d) checks for the counting of votes, County Election Commission



e) complaints on the organizational and technical security level options

boroughs or districts,



f) archives of the electoral documentation. ".



19. in article 13, paragraph 2 reads as follows:



"(2) to carry out checks in accordance with paragraph 1. (c)), and (d)) and the activities referred to in

paragraph 1 (b). (b)) may only be a person who has a certificate referred to in section 11

paragraph. 1 (b). i).".



20. in section 15 at the end of subparagraph (a)) the following words "city, City District

or district (hereinafter referred to as "the village"), ".



21. in section 20 (2). 3 the first sentence, the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority" and in the second sentence, the words "District

Office in the headquarters of the region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



22. in section 21 para. 5 the last sentence, the words "after the semicolon in the district

Office in the headquarters of the region "shall be replaced by" regional authority ".



23. in section 22 para. 1 the first sentence and second sentence, the words ' District Office in

the headquarters of region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



24. in paragraph 22 of the paragraph. 2, in the introductory phrase, the words "the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority".



25. in paragraph 22 of the paragraph. 2 (a). (b)), the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



26. in section 22 para. 3, in the introductory phrase, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



27. in paragraph 22 of the paragraph. 4 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority" and in the second sentence, the words "of the district

Office in the headquarters of the region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



28. in paragraph 22 of the paragraph. 5 the last sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of

region "shall be replaced by" listed in the County regional authority ".



29. in paragraph 22 of the paragraph. 6 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



30. in paragraph 1 of article 23. 2, the words "to the District Office in the headquarters of the region" shall be replaced by

the words "regional authority".



31. in paragraph 2 of article 23. 3 the sentence after the semicolon, the words "District Office at the headquarters of

the region "is replaced by" Regional Office ".



32. In paragraph 2 of article 23. 4 the second sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



33. In § 24 para. 1 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



34. In § 24 para. 3 the second sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



35. In § 24 para. 4 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority" and the words "county offices" are replaced by the

the words "responsible for the municipal authorities" and the second in the sentence, the words ' the station agent

District Office, in the towns of Brno, Ostrava and Pilsen by the mayors of these cities

(hereinafter referred to as "the head of the District Office") "is replaced by" Director of the

the regional authority ".



36. In § 24 para. 5, the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "Regional Office".



37. In article 35, paragraph 1 reads:



"(1) after the first day of the election ward Electoral Commission shall ensure sealing

the election of the Clipboard, or portable electoral Clipboard so that to them

It was not possible to insert the ballots or withdraw them, and secure and

other election documents. Before the start of the vote on the second day of the election

checks the integrity of the seal of the Election Commission's ward and remove them. ".



38. In section 35 para. 2 the first sentence, the words "and the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words ", the regional office and the designated local authority".



39. In § 36 odst. 1 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"regional or designated by the local authority."



40. In § 36 odst. 2 the first sentence, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

the words "at the regional or delegated municipal office" and in the second sentence, the

the words "local office" shall be replaced by "Regional Office and the designated municipal

the Office ".



41. In § 38 paragraph 1(a). 1 the words "District Office who have a certificate

According to § 9 para. 2 (a). (b)) "shall be replaced by the words" village of inclusion in the

authorized local authority, who are certified according to § 11 para. 1

(a). I) ".



42. In § 41 para. 6, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by "regional

or subdivision ".



43. In § 42 para. 1 the first sentence, the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority" and in the second sentence, the words "District

Office at the headquarters of the region "shall be replaced by" Regional Office ".



44. In § 42 para. 2 the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "Regional Office".



45. In § 42 para. 3 the first sentence, the words "to the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority".



46. In § 42 para. 5 a) and (b)):



"and Director of the regional office)



(b)), responsible for the employee of the County is included in the regional office, ".



47. In § 42 para. 6 the first sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



48. In § 44 para. 1 the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

the words "regional authority" and the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



49. section 45 including the title reads as follows:



"§ 45



Termination of the activities of the District Election Commission



(1) the activities of the District Election Committee for election to the Municipal Council of region

is terminated by the 15th day following the announcement of the election results to the

the regional councils of the National Electoral Commission.



(2) the activities of the District Electoral Commission, whose scope is related to the

the region, where he was brought for the annulment or invalidation of the voting

elections (section 53), ends



and the date of application) of the decision of the Court in the event that this proposal

He was rejected by the Court,



(b)) the 15th day following the publication of the results of the additional voting in

If that proposal was found to be authorized by the Court and shall be repeated in the

the only vote of the electoral process,



(c)) date of application of the decision of the Court in the event that this proposal

the Court found to be legitimate and repeats the whole electoral process. "



50. in paragraph 46, the words "District Office at the headquarters of region" shall be replaced by

"Regional Office".



51. In § 48 para. 6 the second sentence, the words "District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "Regional Office".



52. In § 51 para. 2 the words "the head of the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "the Director of the regional office".



53. In paragraph 56 of the first sentence, the words "the District Office at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words "regional authority".



54. In § 57 para. 2 the words "local office" shall be replaced by "regional

the Office ".



55. In § 58 para. 2 the second sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"regional authority" and in the last sentence, the words "District Office" shall be replaced by

the word "region".



56. In paragraph 59 (a). (b)), the words "District Office at the headquarters of region, district

the Office and "shall be replaced by" listed in the village ".



57. In paragraph 59 (a). (c)), point 1, the words "and district offices at the headquarters of the County"

replaced by the words ", in charge of municipal authorities and regional offices".



58. In § 62 para. 1 the words "the head of the District Office" shall be replaced by

"the Director of the regional office".



59. In § 62 para. 2 the first sentence and second sentence, the words ' the station agent

District Office "shall be replaced by" the Director of the regional office ".



60. In paragraph 63, the words "public authorities" shall be inserted the word "counties".



61. In article 64, paragraph 2 shall be deleted and paragraph 1 shall be abolished.



62. in section 69 shall be added to § 69a is inserted:



"§ 69a



For the regional authority or delegated municipal office

under this law, the exercise of delegated powers. ".



PART THREE



Amendment of the Act on elections to the Councils of the municipalities



Article. (III)



Act No. 491/2001 Coll. on elections to the Councils of the municipalities and amending

Some laws, is amended as follows:



1. in § 5 para. 2, "the district," is deleted.



2. In paragraph 6, point e) repealed.



Subparagraph (f)), g), (h)), i) and (j)) are known as the letters e), (f)),

g), (h) and (i))).



3. § 9 para. 2 (a). and) the words "county offices" are replaced by "for

regional offices "and the words" provincial authorities "shall be replaced by

"regional authorities".




4. in § 9 para. 2 (a). (h)), the words "county offices" are replaced by the words

"responsible for the municipal authorities" and at the end of subparagraph (h)), the following words "in

regional offices or appointed municipal authorities ".



5. in article 10, paragraph 1, including footnote No. 18):



"(1) Regional Office



and organisationally and technically) ensures the preparation, the conduct and implementation of elections

in the County,



b) stores the fine under this Act,



(c) the progress of the vote) checks in the voting booth,



d) cooperates with the Czech Statistical Office to ensure the necessary

technical equipment and Manpower,



e) complaints on the organizational and technical security level options

the village, with the exception of boroughs and urban districts



(f) in the area of eligibility) validates the choices for employees of the municipality in which the

the municipal authority are established at least 2 of the trade unions, with the exception of the authorised

municipal authorities, responsible for activities in the field of elections, which proves

the test required knowledge; on the positive results of the verification of eligibility

issue a certificate; verification of the capability in the field of elections, replaced by proof of

of special professional competence by a special legal regulation, ^ 18)



g) provides archiving the electoral documentation,



h) carries out the additional tasks under this Act.



18) § 113 of Act No. 128/2000 Coll.



section 84 of the Act No. 129/2000 Coll., as amended by Act No. 143/2001 Coll.



Decree No 345/2000 Coll., as amended by Decree No 427/2000 Coll. ".



6. section 11, including title and footnote # 19) deleted.



7. § 12 para. 1 at the end of the letters h) dot is replaced by a comma and

the following letter i) and j) are added:



"i) checks the progress of the vote in the voting booth,



j) checks the County Electoral Commission, counting of votes. ".



8. § 12 para. 2 at the end of the letters i) dot is replaced by a comma and

the following point (j)), which read as follows:



"j) to exercise control over the voting and the counting of votes (section control

38). ".



9. In § 25 para. 5 the second sentence, the words "the head of the District Office, in

the capital city of Prague, the Mayor of Prague and in the cities of Brno,

Ostrava and Pilsen by the mayors of these cities (hereinafter referred to as "the head of the district

the Office ")" is replaced by "Director of the regional office and in the capital city

Prague City Hall Director (hereinafter referred to as "the Director of the regional office") ".



10. In article 38 paragraph 2. 1 the first sentence, the words "local office" shall be replaced by

"designated by the local authority."



11. In article 38 paragraph 2. 2 the first sentence and second sentence, the word "district"

replaced by the words "designated municipal".



12. In article 38 paragraph 2. 2 the third sentence, the word "district" is replaced by

"designated municipal property".



13. in section 40 para. 1 the words "District Office staff who have

certificate provided for in special legislation, 19) "are deleted.



14. in § 43 para. 5, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

"subdivision".



15. in section 44 the first sentence, the words "the District Office" shall be replaced by

"designated municipal or regional authority" and in the second sentence, the

the words "District Office" are replaced by the words "an authorised local authority or

the regional authority ".



16. in paragraph 49, the words "in the district" shall be replaced by "in the area,

authorized local authority "and for the words" shall forward the information "

the words "about the outcome of the election at the level of charge of the municipal office or the

region ".



17. in § 55 para. 4 first sentence and second sentence, the words ' the station agent

District Office "shall be replaced by" the Director of the regional office ".



18. in § 55 para. 5, the words "the head of the District Office" shall be replaced by

"the Director of the regional office" and the words "and in the Councils of the cities of Brno,

Ostrava and Pilsen "are deleted.



19. in § 55 para. 7 the first sentence, the words "the head of the District Office"

replaced by the words "the Director of the regional office".



20. In § 58 para. 3 the first sentence, the word "district" is replaced by

"regional".



21. in § 58 para. 4 the first sentence, the word "district" is replaced by

"regional".



22. in § 58 para. 4, the second sentence shall be replaced by the phrase "mutatis mutandis

advancing the Mayor of Prague, who sends the proposal

The Ministry of Interior. "



23. in section 59 paragraph 1. 3, "the head of the District Office" shall be replaced by

"the Director of the regional office".



24. In paragraph 64 of the second sentence, the word "district" is replaced by the word "County".



25. In paragraph 65, the third sentence, the word "district" is replaced by the word "County".



26. in paragraph 65, the last sentence shall be replaced by the phrase "the fine is tv

region. ".



27. in § 68 para. 1 the first sentence and the third sentence, the words ' the station agent

District Office "shall be replaced by" the Director of the regional office ".



28. in § 68 para. 1 the second sentence, the words "and in the cities of Brno, Ostrava and

Pilsen "are deleted.



29. in § 68 para. 2 the words "the head of the District Office" shall be replaced by

"the Director of the regional office".



30. In paragraph 69, the words "Government" following the word "counties".



31. in paragraph 71, the following new section 71a is inserted:



"section 71a



For the regional authority, municipality of the capital city of Prague,

magistrátům cities of Brno, Ostrava and Plzeň, territorially non-articulated magistrátům

cities with special status, responsible for Municipal Council, municipal

the Office, the Office of the municipal district of the city of Prague or the Office of the municipal

part of the borough or chartered town with a special

status under this Act are performance by. ".



PART FOUR



The EFFECTIVENESS of the



Article IV



This Act shall take effect on 1 January 2000. in January 2003, with the exception of article 87(1). I, points

76, 78 and 79, which will become effective on 1 January 2004. July 2002.



Klaus r.



Havel, v. r.



Zeman in r.