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1) Activities of the Czech Mining Authority are set by § 40 of the Act No. 61/ 1988 Coll., of the Czech National Council on minig activities, explosives and the state mining administration.

2) The Czech Mining Authority shall perform the functions of supervision of the bodies of the State Mining Administration.

3) The Czech Mining Authority shall regulate the operation of the State Mining Administration and the activities of the District Mining Authorities and shall rule on appeals against their decisions and shall permit transfer, export, import and transit ox explosives.

4) In the exercise of supervision, the Czech Mining Authority shall

    1. a) impose measures for ensuring the economical use of mineral deposits, safety and health protection at work and safety of operation, and for this purpose shall organize, regulate and carry out special inspections,
    2. b) carry out inspections of workplaces, activities and equipment, in the course of which it shall determine how the district mining authority is fulfilling its obligations under the Mining Law, the present Act and regulations issued on the basis of these,
    1. c) give its agreement to the establishment, or if appropriate order the establishment of district mine rescue stations, specify their headquarters and define their competence, approve their official order, determine the conditions for bringing the into operation, check the professional competence of their managers, and inspect the condition, organization and equipment of district mine rescue stations; it may also, in consideration of the nature of the work, its degree of hazard and with regard to the local conditions, order an organization to establish a mine rescue service for activities carried out by mining methods,
    2. d) impose measures for ensuring health and safety at work and safety operations in handling exlosives and for this purpose shall organize, regulate and carry out special inspections.

In the execution of funcions according to paragraph 3, the Czech Mining Authority shall have the rights and responsibilities stated in Art. 41 (1) letters (a) and (c).

 

5) The Czech Mining Authority shall

    1. a) keep overall records of mining spaces and changes therein; operated mine works and comprehensive records of authorizations for mining activities and activities carried out by mining methods ( Art.5 (2), maintain comprehensive records of underground objects only for purpose of supervision and changes therein. Data in the records shall be retained permanently,
    1. b) manage and coordinate research and development in the scope of the State Mining Administration , which is funded from state resources,
    1. c) fulfil obligations of the Czech Republic for Commission arising from this Act,
    2. d) permit individual types of explosives for their first using in hazard conditions and in hazard aereas ( § 28a),
    3. e) perform the tasks of the supervisory body pursuant to special Act18f) in respect of explosives and supervise whether an EC conformity assessment certificate has been issued for explosives, on the basis of which the „CE“ marking has been placed on the explosives.
    1. f) lay down special conditions to ensure health and safety at work and safe operations , including the safety of use of reserved and other technical equipment when handling explosives,
    1. g) guide and coordinate research and development and permit the trial operation of equipment and systems as part of research and development and lay down the conditions on this respect to ensure health and safety and safe operations,
    1. h) fulfil tasks of the supervisory tax administrator under the Tax Code and issue forms for admission to payments paid under the Mining Law.

6) The Czech Mining Authority shall also

    1. a) after consultations with the most representative organizations of employers and workres concerned work out and where appropriate review in cooperation with main health officer draft on safety and health in mining activities in mines,
    2. b) perform and co-ordinate in cooperation with the relevant central bodies the functions of international co-operation in the field of its competence,
    3. c) register data concerning occupational accidents,operating accidents and dangerous occurrences that came about by mining activities and activities carried out by mining methods and treatment with explosives, compile and publicate annual statistics from these data,
    4. d) keep records concerning issued certificates or cards of professional availibility
    5. e) keep records concerning imposed sanctions, its colection and submit their to the Ministry of finance of the Czech Republic,
    6. f) inform the pertinent bodies of the Commission on exploration of crude oil and flammable natural gas according to the legal regulation of the European Union.

 

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110 01 Praha 1 - Staré Město

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