Manufacture and sale of hazardous chemical substances - licencing step by step

1. 5. 2014 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic

The activity - the manufacture of hazardous chemical substances and hazardous chemical agents and the sale of chemical substances and chemical agents classified as highly toxic and toxic - consists of manufacturing and selling chemical substances and chemical agents which have one or more hazardous properties for which they are classified by another legal regulation as toxic. The trade does not include handling highly hazardous substances under another legal regulation.

Within this trade it is possible to purchase chemical substances and chemical agents for the purpose of their further sale and sale.

Notification of a professional trade

The notification is submitted:

  1. at any trade licence office
  2. via public administration contact points (the so-called Czech POINT) – in Czech only
  3. electronically, via the information system provided by the Register of Trade Business

Form of submission

Notification may only be submitted using the so-called Single Registration Form.

Conditions for conducting the trade + application requisites and appendice

Further details/appendices relating to the notification

Documents evidencing professional competence should be attached to the notification. In this instance, professional competence shall mean the following:

  1. higher education in a study programme and field focusing on chemistry, mining, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, fire protection, food processing, medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, natural sciences, agriculture or forestry and 1 year’s experience in the profession, or
  2. further vocational education in a field of study focusing on chemistry, mining, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, fire protection, electrical engineering, health care, pharmacy, veterinary sciences, agriculture or forestry and 3 years’ experience in the profession, or
  3. secondary education with a school-leaving examination in a field of study focusing on chemistry, mining, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, fire protection, electrical engineering, health care, pharmacy, veterinary sciences, agriculture or forestry and 3 years’ experience in the profession, or
  4. a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualification for the relevant employment activities, issued by an establishment accredited in accordance with specific legislation, or by an establishment accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, or by a ministry in whose purview the sector in which the trade is operated falls, and 4 years’ experience in the profession, or
  5. a document under section 41(4) of Act No. 356/2003, Coll. on chemical substances and chemical agents and amending certain other acts, or
  6. documents under section 7(5)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) of the Trade Licensing Act;

for the sale of chemical substances and chemical agents classified as very toxic or toxic, professional competence can also be evidenced by means of:

  1. evidence of at least five years uninterrupted experience in the profession as an entrepreneur or manager, or
  2. evidence of at least two years uninterrupted experience in the profession as an entrepreneur or manager, and evidence of the completion of education in the field, or
  3. evidence of at least three years uninterrupted experience in the profession as an entrepreneur or manager, and evidence of retraining or other evidence of a qualification issued by the competent state authority, or
  4. evidence of at least three years uninterrupted experience in the profession as an employee, and evidence of the completion of education in the field, or
  5. evidence of four years uninterrupted experience in the profession as an employee, and evidence of retraining or other evidence of a qualification issued by the competent state authority.

Besides these documents, no other facts need to be evidenced for this trade.

If the conditions for trade notification stipulated by the Trade Licensing Act have been met, the trade licence office shall make an entry in the Trade Register within 5 days of the delivery of the notification and shall issue a copy of the entry to the business person.

The business may be conducted after fulfilling all the above stated requirements.

Related information:

If you have any questions, you can contact Points of Single Contact (PSC) set up at 15 municipal trade licence offices in all regions. More information on PSCs.

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