Minister of Foreign Affairs
of 26 March. September 1960
on the agreement between the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and the Government
The Polish people's Republic on mutual cooperation in the field of mine rescue
16 December 2002. December 1959 in Katowice was the agreement signed between the Government of
The Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the Polish people's Republic on mutual
cooperation in the field of mine rescue service.
The agreement was approved by the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic on 4 October. March 1960.
Approval of the agreement by the competent authorities of the Polish people's Republic, it was
communicated to the note of 18 May. February 1960 and its approval by the Government
The Czechoslovak Republic verbale of 17 October. May 1960.
According to article 10 of the Agreement came into force on the day on 17. May 1960.
The Czech version of the agreement shall be published at the same time.
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between the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the Polish people's Republic
mutual cooperation in the field of mine rescue services
The Government of the Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the Polish people's Republic
Desiring to establish close cooperation in the field of mining
emergency services have decided to conclude this agreement and to have designated as the
the purpose of their agents:
the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic
Minister of fuels,
the Government of the Polish people's Republic
Minister of mines and energy,
who vyměnivše their full power, which they found to be correct, and drawn up
in due form, have agreed as follows:
The Contracting Parties shall, if necessary, upon request, provide
mutual active assistance in rescue operations on kamenouhelných
Assistance will be provided through the main mine rescue
stations to each of the parties, namely: for the benefit of
kamenouhelných down the Czechoslovak Republic district
the Ostrava-Karviná and Trutnov through Main mining
rescue station in Bytom and Polish in favour of the kamenouhelných downwards
's Republic of China through the main mine rescue station in the
The main mine rescue station of the Contracting Parties shall exchange the schematic
sketches the situation down, under consideration for the provision of assistance with
the designation of access roads to the mines from crossing national borders.
Provide live help will be done by sending a usefully equipped
rescue service on the territory of the other Contracting Party on the mine in need
assistance in order to participate in the rescue.
For assistance by phone calls, the main mining rescue station
one Contracting Party the main mining rescue station the other Contracting
Phone calls, on-demand assistance, will be kept as
"regarding the safety of human life," according to the relevant provisions of the
International phone order. The competent authorities of both Contracting Parties,
shall issue national guidelines to guarantee a fast telephone connection
among those Major mining rescue.
In order to provide assistance as soon as possible can rescue
cross the State border at any border crossing, which is
closest to the mine potřebujícího help.
The main mining rescue station, which broadcasts the assistance, it shall inform the
immediately the competent border authorities.
The Commander of the Rescue Corps that crosses national boundaries, will have the
a list of all members of the self rescue service and submit it to the
the request of the border authorities to carry out checks on persons
crossing the State border. For each vehicle of the Rescue Corps,
that crosses national boundaries, will have a list of Corps Commander
transported tools and material.
The return journey takes place after the rescue, patrolled by border
the transition, which is subjected to border and customs control.
After a period of residence on the territory of the other Contracting Parties shall be members of the rescue
the College must comply with the legislation in force in the territory.
Fire rescue vehicles have the right to use on the territory of the other
Contracting Party colors red warning lights and special
výstražních horns. Other vehicles have the right to use the alerting
light blue color with the corresponding alarm blaring.
Members of the rescue service of the posted on the challenge of the main mine rescue
stations of the other party are insured against sickness and have
pension security is ensured in accordance with the legislation in force on
the territory of the Contracting Party whose main mining rescue station help
sent, in accordance with the Convention between the Republic of Czechoslovakia and the Republic of
the Polish social insurance signed at Warsaw on 5. April 1948.
The main mining rescue station requesting assistance shall ensure
free of charge to members of the conclusion of the necessary medical rescue service first
assistance, as well as the healing in the level and time strictly necessary for their
stay on the territory of the Contracting Party whose main mining rescue
the station asked for help.
All expenditure incurred as a result of the provision of assistance shall be charged to the main
mine rescue station, or other appropriate organizations that
The Contracting Party whose Main mining rescue station asked for help, and
This, in particular:
1. Shall be borne by the principal mine rescue station, where appropriate, other competent
the Organization of the party providing the assistance:
and wage claims) all members of the rescue service incurred during the period from
leaving the Main mine rescue station, which provides assistance, up to
return to this station;
(b) the cost of transport to the place of) rescue and back, including any
the cost of accidental damage to vehicles;
(c) the value of consumed materials supplied) the main mining rescue
the station providing assistance;
d) costs incurred in connection with the payment of pensions, the social
security or health insurance benefits to members of the rescue service,
If the payment occurred in connection with the disease or injury that
arise as a result of the provision of assistance during the rescue;
(e) the compensation of the costs) of the title of occupational accidents members
rescue service have suffered in the performance of their work or on the way to a place
rescue operations or on the way back, if these costs shall be borne by
the employer, regardless of the claims pertaining to the victim of the
the title of social security, which had been in the article 5 of this
The agreement. Payment will be determined by the legislation of the Contracting Party from which the
Rescue Coordination Centre;
(f) the costs associated with transporting) onemocnělého or deceased member
2. all taxes and fees Paid out of amounts referred to in paragraph 1 of this
the article, if they have been stored by the competent authorities of the Contracting Party providing
3. the members of the rescue service will provide free meals, accommodation,
washing, cleaning and repair of clothes and clothing, as well as the payment of fixed
the spending money.
4. If necessary, the relief Corps fuel for
rescue vehicles, as well as ensure necessary repairs
rescue vehicles and tools.
In addition, it pays the main mining rescue station to help the requesting
The main mine rescue station assistance providing remuneration for participation in the
rescue, attributable to the members of the rescue service, if
such rewards granted.
All liabilities arising in respect of the provision of assistance in the rescue
they will be settled in accordance with the agreement on non-commercial pay between
Czechoslovak Republic and the Polish people's Republic valid on the day of
maturity. The time limits and the way the Bill in respect of the obligations referred to in
Article 6 the parties agree that the State Bank of the Contracting Parties in agreement with the participating
The parties will exchange experiences in the field of mining
the emergency services.
The scope of the mutual exchange of experience will be determined by the annual plans
as compiled by the Ministry of fuels of the Czechoslovak Republic and
the Ministry of mining and energy, based on the Polish people's Republic
the Protocol on the direct economic and scientific-technical cooperation
scientific research, engineering, design and marketing
organisations, adopted by Czechoslovakia-Polish Committee for economic
Detailed provisions relating to mutual cooperation in the field of mining
rescue services shall be specified in an implementing memorandum Main
mining rescue station in Ostrava-Radvanice and major mining
rescue station in Bytom.
This agreement is subject to approval of the two Governments and shall enter into force on the date of
Exchange of notes on its approval.
This agreement is concluded for a period of five years starting from the date of entry
force. Its validity shall be extended for an additional period of two years,
If none of the Contracting Parties denounces it the agreement at least six months
before the expiry date.
Given in Katowice, 16 December 2004. December 1959 in two copies, each in the
Czech and Polish, both texts being equally authentic.
For the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic:
The Government of the Polish people's Republic:
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