of 29 April 2004. May 2002,
laying down rules for the granting of aid in support of libraries
Change: 235/2005 Sb.
The Government directs pursuant to § 15 para. 3 of Act No. 257/2001 Coll. on libraries
and the conditions of operation of public library and information services
(the Library Act), (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"):
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(1) this regulation lays down rules for the granting of subsidies
the operators of the libraries of the State budget (hereinafter referred to as "grants") on the
projects under § 15 para. 1 (b). (b)) to (h)), j) and (l)) of the Act.
(2) this Regulation shall not apply to the provision of subsidies to
and) projects of science and research in accordance with § 15 para. 1 (b). and) law
governed by specific legislation, "^ 1")
(b) the construction or reconstruction of the library) under § 15 para. 1 (b). k)
the law, which are governed by special legislation. ^ 2)
Rules for the granting of aid under § 15 para. 1 (b). (b)) to (h)), j) and (l))
The subsidy may be granted to operators registered in the register of library
libraries, ^ 3) that does not have at the date of submission of the application in respect of debts
to the State budget, State funds, or to the budget of the territorial
the unitary and Payables insurance to public health
insurance and social security contributions to the State
The Ministry of culture (hereinafter referred to as "the Ministry") will announce within 30. September
of the calendar year preceding the calendar year in which it is to be
the subsidy is granted, through the Internet, selective subsidy management
for the following calendar year, for each of the areas selected in the range
under sections 7 to 15 of this regulation.
(1) an application for the grant of the subsidy has
a) name or business name of the library, operator identification
number of the person, registered office and legal form, in the case of a legal person,
(b)) the name or first and last name of the operator, instead of the library
residence and identification number of the person, if it has been allocated, the
in the case of a natural person,
(c)) the name or names and surnames of persons, who are a statutory
authority or by the members of the Board, if the operator of a library
a legal person,
(d)), bank account details,
e) tax identification number of the operator, library
f) telephone number, and e-mail address,
g) description of the project for which the grant is requested, including the date and place of
h) the required amount of subsidy.
(2) the annex to the application for the grant of the subsidy contains at least
and) detailed budget project, including the amount of the financial contribution of the
the entrepreneur library
(b) the operator of a library) a declaration that the conditions referred to in paragraph 2.
(3) the application shall be submitted in writing to the Ministry, 10. December calendar
the year preceding the calendar year in which the grant is to be
(1) the projects assess the professional committees as advisory bodies established by the
the Ministry, which assesses the
and the quality of the project, its) social need for and the foreseeable
(b)) the adequacy of the budgeted cost of individual activities,
(c) the level of expertise and facilities) of the library,
(d) the results of the implementation of projects of the operator) library, if they were
the subsidy granted in previous years.
(2) the expert committees are governed by the rules of procedure, issued by the
(1) based on the outcome of the selection procedure the Ministry of provisioning issues
until 31 December 2006. March of the calendar year in which the subsidy is to be provided,
the decision to grant the subsidy under a special legal regulation, ^ 5) and
until running out of funds for a given calendar year. When
deciding on applications for the granting of the subsidy is taken into account to order
recommended by expert commissions on the basis of the considerations referred to in § 5 para. 1.
(2) Subsidies may be granted to a maximum of 70% of the budgeted costs of the
implementation of the project.
(3) the Subsidy is provided by the Ministry within the deadlines laid down in the
the decision to grant a subsidy.
Subsidies for the introduction of new technologies in the field of public
Library and information services
The aim of the introduction of new technologies in the field of public
Library and information services is primarily
and) Automation library and information processes, which
respect the renowned library and technical standards recommended
The National Library of the Czech Republic as a center of standardization
b) integration of information sources and its qualitatively new
made available through a central portal.
Subsidies to support the link libraries on the network
The aim of the support link libraries on the network is primarily
and the creation of cooperative systems) based on information and
(b) the improvement of an existing connection) of public libraries to the Internet,
(c) the existing number of extension) of workstations for users.
Subsidies for processing of information sources into electronic form and
The aim of the processing of information sources into electronic form and their
disclosure is primarily
and digitization of library collections), which comply with the relevant
(b) reformatting the document affected by degradation) of acidic paper, when
which comply with the relevant standards,
(c)) and the development of building digital libraries and archives, in order to
long-term accessibility of digital data,
(d)) the making available catalogs in electronic form,
e) shared cataloging libraries and cooperative creation and exploitation of
national authorities within the framework of the Union catalogue.
Subsidies to supplement the library collection
The aim of the library collection is primarily a Tween
and even non-periodical printed) purchase of the periodic production of corresponding
library collection profile library
(b)) the acquisition of electronic information sources,
c) purchase library in connection with promoting the development
of national minorities.
Subsidies to protect library collections from the adverse effects of the environment
The aim of the protection of library collections from the adverse effects of the environment is
a) protecting library collections using the latest restoration
methods and technologies in practice,
(b)) preventing and removing unwanted effects of the environment on the library
(c)) dealing with the aftermath of the incident.
Subsidies to make library collections for citizens with disabilities
The objective of making available to the library collections for citizens with disabilities
It is primarily
and for library collections) purchase of blind and partially sighted,
(b)) the purchase and installation of technical equipment for people with disabilities
disabilities, which provides access to the library,
(c)) the purchase of technical devices enabling disclosure of library
funds and electronic information resources for citizens with disabilities
section 13 of the
Grants for projects in the area of cultural, educational and training activities
The aim of the projects in the field of cultural, educational and training activities is
and the development of reading,)
b) organizing lectures, seminars, discussions, competitions and exhibitions,
(d) community-based activities and libraries) provide services for the vulnerable groups
Subsidies for continuing vocational training of workers security libraries
The aim of the security of continuing vocational training of workers of libraries is
especially the extracurricular education of libraries
work with and) in information and communication technologies,
(b)) in the cataloging,
(c)) in other areas necessary for practising the profession.
Grants for the equipment of the library object security and fire protection system
The aim of the library facilities security and fire protection system
systems is primarily
and historical collections, and security) of the objects of the libraries before breaking,
b) purchase and installation of security equipment in order to reduce the risks
theft for free-access library collections,
(c) the security of library funds and) objects of fire protection systems.
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section 16 of the
Common, transitional and final provisions
(1) a grant may not be awarded if operator library based on findings
of the Ministry of
and has not submitted properly, on time), and in accordance with the decision on the grant of
the Bill grants a subsidy granted to support libraries in the previous
calendar year, or
(b)) fails to remit through the Ministry of properly, on time and in accordance with the
the decision to grant a subsidy to the State budget subsidies to support
the libraries provided in the previous calendar year, or part thereof,
that has not applied or used in violation of law, or
the decision to grant a subsidy.
(2) the Grant may only be used for the purpose referred to in the decision granting
(3) from the grant can be used to cover the capital, common and payroll expenses related to
implementation of the project. To determine the specific amount of subsidies for wages
It's the special legal regulation, according to which the ^ 7) down salaries
workers engaged in the same or comparable activities.
To check compliance with the conditions under which the grant was awarded,
for the procedure for the withdrawal of subsidies and for the application of sanctions for violation of
budgetary discipline on management of special subsidies legal
legislation. ^ 8)
Grant in support of the selection procedure the Ministry of famous libraries
before the date of entry into force of this Regulation shall be completed in accordance with the regulations.
Article 23 of the
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2000. July 2002.
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Minister of culture:
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Selected provisions of the novel
Article. (II) Government Regulation No. 113/Sb.
Grant in support of the selection procedure the Ministry of famous libraries
before the date of entry into force of this Regulation shall be completed according to the
the existing legislation.
1) Act No. 131/2002 Coll., on research and development support from the public
resources and amending some related laws (Act on the promotion of
research and development).
Decree-Law No 88/2001 Coll., on conditions for the special-purpose funding
research and development and transfer of the data to the central register of projects
financed from the State budget, as amended by Decree-Law No 374/2001
Decree No 199/2001 Coll., on the authorization of the General exceptions from the prohibition on agreements
distorting competition pursuant to § 3 (2). 1 of law No 153/2001 Coll., on the protection of
competition for certain types of research and development agreements.
Act No. 59/2000 Coll., on public support.
2) Act No. 218/2000 Coll. on budgetary rules and amendments
related acts (budgetary rules), as amended by Act No. 493/2000
Coll., Act No. 143/2001 Coll., Act No. 185/2001 Coll. and Act No.
Decree No. 40/2001 Coll., on the participation of the State budget to finance the
programs of the reproduction of the asset.
3) section 5 of the Act No. 257/2001 Coll. on libraries and operating conditions
public library services (the Library Act).
5) § 14 para. 3 of law No. 218/2000 Sb.
7) Act No. 143/1992 Coll., on salary and remuneration for stand-by duty in
the budget and certain other organisations and bodies, as amended by
Act No. 586/1992 Coll., Act No. 10/1993 Coll., Act No. 40/1994 Coll.
Act No. 118/1995 Coll., Act No. 20/1997 Coll., Act No. 222/1999 Coll.,
Act No. 129/2000 Coll., Act No. 217/2000 Coll. and Act No. 491/2001 Coll.
Government Decree No. 251/1992 Coll., on salaries of employees
the budget and certain other organisations, as amended by Decree-Law No.
76/1994 Coll., regulation of the Government No. 142/1995 Coll., regulation of the Government No. 70/1996
Coll., regulation of the Government No. 324/1996 Coll., regulation of the Government No. 353/1997 Coll.
Government Decree No. 244/1998 Coll., regulation of the Government No. 125/2000 Coll. and
Government Regulation No. 452/2000 Sb.
8) Act No. 218/2000 Sb.
Act No. 320/2001 Coll., on financial control in the public sector and amending
Some laws (law on financial control).