Information according to Act no. 106/1999 Coll PDF Print E-mail

 

1.    Complete name of the obliged entity

Prosecutor General’s Office

 

2.    Reason and manner of establishing the obliged entity, conditions and principles of performing its function

Prosecutor General’s Office was established and operates on the basis of the Act no. 283/1993 Coll., on Public Prosecutor’s Office.

 

3.     Organizational structure

Organizational chart of the Prosecutor General’s Office can be found here (in Czech only).

                                                                                         

4.     Contact information

 

4.1   Contact mail address

Prosecutor General’s Office

Jezuitská 4

Brno 660 55

The Czech Republic

 

4.2    Address of office for personal visits

Prosecutor General’s Office

Jezuitská 4

Brno 660 55

The Czech Republic

 

4.3    Business hours

Business hours of the Registry Office

Monday - Thursday

7:30 - 16:00 h

Friday

7:30 - 15:00 h

 

4.4    Telephone numbers

Registry Office

Tel:  +420 542 512 111

 

Spokesperson

Tel:  +420 737 247 245

 

4.5   Facsimile numbers

Registry Office

Fax:  +420 542 512 227

 

4.6   Internet address

www.nsz.cz

 

4.7    Electronic Registry Office e-mail address

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Data Mailbox ID

5smaetu

 

4.8   Other electronic addresses

Spokesperson

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5.    Any eventual payments may be sent to

Address: ČNB, Brno branch office

Bank account: 27225621/0710

 

6.    Company ID number

49467352

 

7.    Tax ID number

The Prosecutor General’s Office is not a payer of value added tax.

 

8.    Documents

 

8.1   List of main documents

Rules of Organization

Office Rules

 

8.2    Budget

 

9.      Requests for information

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY REQUESTS ADDRESSED TO THE PROSECUTOR GENERAL’S OFFICE MUST BE MADE IN CZECH LANGUAGE. REQUESTS MADE IN ANY FOREIGN LANGUAGE CANNOT BE PROCESSED AND WILL BE DISREGARDED.

 

Information according to Act no. 106/1999 Coll., on Free Access to Information, may be acquired on the basis of a verbal or written request. Information is provided free of charge, however, in cases referred to in the price list a payment of costs is required according to Section 17 of the Act on Free Access to Information.

 

Verbal requests may be submitted in person in the premises of the Prosecutor General’s Office or by telephone at + 420 542 512 111, both within business hours of the Prosecutor General’s Office.

 

In case the requested information is not provided to the applicant or if the applicant is not satisfied with the information provided upon his verbal request, it is necessary to file the request in writing. [1]

 

Written request for information may be filed in any of the following ways:

a) send it by mail to: Prosecutor General’s Office, Jezuitská 4, 660 55 Brno

b) deliver it personally to the Registry Office of the Prosecutor General’s Office

c) send it by facsimile  (faxu no.: +420 542 512 227)

d) send it by electronic mail to the Electronic Registry Office of the Prosecutor General’s Office -  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

The request must clearly imply it is addressed to the Prosecutor General’s Office and that the applicant seeks provision of information according to the Act on Free Access to Information, and it must also show who is requesting the information. In case the request is submitted by a natural person, he will state his name, surname, date of birth, address of permanent residence or place of stay and address for service of documents, if it is different from his permanent residence or place of stay.  In case the request is made by a legal entity, it will state its name, company ID number, address of registered office and addres for service of documents, if it is different from the registered office.

 

Address for the service of documents may also be an electronic address. In case the request is made in electronic form, it must be filed via the |Electronic Registry Office of the Prosecutor’ Generals Office.

 

If it is not apparent to which obliged entity (Section 2 (1) of the Act on Free Access to Information) is the request addressed and that the applicant seeks provision of information, such submission is not considered a request according to the Act on Free Access to Information. Similarly, any request sent electronically that was not submitted via the Electronic Registry Office of the Prosecutor General Office is not considered a request under this Act.

 

In case the request does not contain information about the applicant needed for its execution or if it is incomprehensible, it does not clearly show what information is requested or is too generally phrased, the Prosecutor General Office will call the applicant within 7 days after the request was filed to supplement it. If the applicant fails to comply with the request for supplementation within 30 days after its delivery, the Prosecutor General’s Office will decline the request.

 

If the requested information does not relate to the competence of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Prosecutor General’s Office will shelve the request and send a substantiated notification thereof to the applicant within 7 days following the day the request was delivered. [2]

 

In case the applicant requests information that has already been published, the Prosecutor General’s Office may send the applicant a notification with information on where to find and acquire the published information no later than 7 days following the day the request was delivered. If the applicant insists on direct provision of the published information, the Prosecutor General’s Office will provide it.

 

Unless a situation referred to in the previous sub-section is concerned, the Prosecutor General’s Office will provide the requested information within 15 days following the day the request was received or from the day the request was supplemented. [3] The time limit for providing the information may be extended for important reasons, however no more then by 10 days. The applicant must always be provably notified in writing about extending the time limit and the reasons therefor, in due time before the time limit for providing the information expires. [4]

 

In case the Prosecutor General’s Office does not grant the request, even in part, it will issue a decision on declining the request within the time limit set for execution of the request. [5]

 

 

 

10.    Accepting requests and other submissions

Requests, complaints, proposals, incentives or other submissions may be sent by mail, delivered in person within business hours at the Registry Office of the Prosecutor General’s Office, sent electronically to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or delivered via data mailbox. More information on the form of electronic submissions is available here.

 

11.    Remedial measures

Appeal against decisions of the Prosecutor General’s Office.

 

A decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office may be challenged within 15 days following the service of the decision. The appeal is filed at the Prosecutor General’s Office.

The Prosecutor General’s Office will submit the appeal within 15 days following its service along with the relevant file to the Prosecutor General, who will decide within 15 days following the day the appeal was submitted to him.

 

Complaint against procedure of execution of the request for information.

 

For reasons stipulated by the Act on Free Access to Information (Section 16a (1)) the applicant may file a complaint against the procedure of execution of the request for information. The grounds for the complaint include, but are not limited to:

a) a published piece of information was not provided to the applicant, despite the fact he insisted on its provision

b) the requested information was not provided within the statutory time limit and at the same time a decision on  declining the request was not issued

c) the information was provided only partially, whereas concerning the rest of the information a decision on  declining the request was not issued,

d) the applicant disagrees with the amount of costs charged for providing the information provided to him

 

The complaint may be filed either in writing or verbally. In case the information is provided verbally and it cannot be executed immediately, the authorized employee of the Prosecutor General’s Office will draw up a record thereof.

 

Complaints are file at the Prosecutor General’s Office:

a) in case of grounds for complaint referred to above under paragraph a) and d) within 30 days following the day the contested notification was delivered to the complainant

 

b) in case of grounds for complaint referred to above under paragraph b) and c), within 30 days following the day the time limit for providing the information has lapsed

 

The Prosecutor General’s Office may grant the complaints itself. If it does not do so, it will submit the complaint within 7 days following its service along with the relevant file to the Prosecutor General, who will decide on the complaint within 15 days following the day it was submitted to him.

 

12.    Forms

The form for filing a complaint is available at the Registry Office of the Prosecutor General’s Office or here (in Czech only).

 

13.    Description of procedure – guide for dealing with real-world situations

See section Public Information.

 

14.    Regulations

14.1  Most important applicable regulations

Constitutional Act no. 1/1993 Coll.., the Constitution of the Czech Republic

Act no. 106/1999 Coll., on Free Access to Information, as amended

Act no. 283/1993 Coll., on Public Prosecutor’s Office, as amended

Act no. 85/1990 Coll., on Petition Right

Act no. 91/2012 Coll., on International Private Law, as amended,

Act no. 89/2012 Coll., the Civil Code

Act no. 141/1961 Coll., the Code of Criminal Procedure, as amended

 

Regulation of the Ministry of Justice no. 23/1994 Coll., on Rules of Procedure of the Public Prosecutor’s Office.

 

14.2  Issued legal enactments

Not applicable.

 

15.    Payments for provision of information

The Prosecutor General’s Office may require compensation of costs associated with searching for information, making copies and sending it to the applicant. In such cases it proceeds according to the Instruction of the Ministry of Justice no. 286/2011-OT-OSV of July 17, 2011.

 

16.   License Agreements

16.1 License Agreements Templates

The Prosecutor General’s Office does not use any license agreements templates when providing information.

 

16.2  Exclusive licenses

The Prosecutor General’s Office does not use any license agreements templates of exclusive licenses.

 

17.    Annual reports according to the Act no. 106/1999 Sb.

Annual reports of the Prosecutor General’s Office in the area or provision of information according to Section 18 of the Act no. 106/1999 Sb., on Free Access to Information, are available below (IN CZECH ONLY):

 

Year 2014

Year 2013

Year 2012

Year 2011

Year 2010

Year 2009

Year 2008

Year 2007

Year 2006

 


[1] Section 13 (2) of the Act no. 106/1999 Sb., on Free Access to Information.

[2] Section 14 (5) of the Act no. 106/1999 Sb., on Free Access to Information.

[3] Section 15 (5) d) of the Act no. 106/1999 Sb., on Free Access to Information.

[4] Section 14 (7) of the Act no. 106/1999 Sb., on Free Access to Information.

[5] Section 15 (1) of the Act no. 106/1999 Sb., on Free Access to Information.

 

 
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