Preparation of Plans and Outlines for Forests on the Territory of National Parks - conditions

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

This document provides conditions for granting of a licence for conducting of professional activity of preparation of Plans and Outlines for Forests on the Territory of National Parks.

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Conditions for granting a licence

The general conditions applying to the award of the licence are:

  1. Minimum age of 18 years
  2. Czech citizenship or citizenship of another EU Member State
  3. Full legal capacity
  4. Probity

Probity may not be claimed by anyone who has been found guilty of:

  1. A criminal offence, the substance of which is associated with the subject of the licence
  2. Any other deliberate criminal offence where, with regard to nature of the licence and the character of the applicant, there are concerns that the applicant would commit the same or similar offence in the pursuit of the activity being the subject of the licence

For legal entities, the general conditions must be complied with by their representatives in charge. A representative in charge is an individual appointed by the legal entity to assume responsibility for the professional execution of the activities being the subject of the licence.

Special conditions applying to the award of the licence are:

  1. Professional education in the field of forest management
  2. Professional experience in the field of forest management

For the purposes of awarding the licence under Article 26 Paragraph 1 of the Forestry Act, an education in professional forest management denotes a university education in the field of forestry, whereby the length of the applicants professional experience must be at least 10 years.

For the purposes of awarding the licence under Article 37 Paragraph 2 of the Forestry Act, an education in professional forest management denotes a university education in the field of forestry or a full secondary education in the field of forestry, whereby the length of the applicants professional experience must be at least three years, where a university gradual is concerned, and at least ten years, where a secondary school graduate is concerned.

For legal entities, the special conditions must be complied with by their representatives in charge.

Application requirements

The application shall include:

For individuals (natural persons):

  1. Name and surname, permanent residential address, birth number, ID document number
  2. Trade name, where they undertake business under the said trade name
  3. Identification number, where available
  4. Indication of the subject area covered by the sought after licence, and/or the period of time the licence is intended to cover

Individuals shall attach the following to the request:

  1. certified copy of a document demonstrating a specialist education in forestry, i.e. :
    • Diploma obtained in the study of forest management at a Faculty of Forestry, completed with a final state exam
    • School-leaving certificate at a secondary school specialising in forestry or forest management
  2. Extract from the Criminal Register not older than 6 months
  3. Description of existing forest management experience on the part of the applicant, indicating the length of existing experience in years

For legal entities:

  1. Trade name, registered address and legal status of the applicant
  2. Name and surname and permanent residential address of the person or persons constituting the statutory body of the applicant
  3. Identification number
  4. Indication of the subject area covered by the sought after licence, and/or the period of time the licence is intended to cover
  5. Name and surname, permanent residential address, birth number and ID document number for the representative in charge

Legal entities shall attach the following to the request:

  • Extract from the Commercial Register, not older than 3 months
  • Certified copy of a document demonstrating the responsible representative's specialist education in forestry
  • Description of experience to date in forest management on the part of the representative in charge, indicating the number of years of professional practice
  • Extract from the Criminal Register for the representative in charge, not older than 6 months (unless they give consent to allow the state forest administration authorities to obtain the extract, as provided for by Article 41 Paragraph 4 of the Forestry Act)

Further information on the licence proceedings

Type of licence

  • License

Respective authority

  • Regional offices, Ministry of Environment

Control and supervisory bodies

  • ME

Application clearing deadline

  • Not specified

Fees

  • Pursuant to the Act on Administrative Fees

Validity period of the licence

  • The scope and range of validity are indicated on the license

Combined proceedings (recognising qualifications and granting authorisation)

  • Yes

Authorisation granted by expiration of deadline period

  • No

Legal Regulation

  • Act No. 289/1995 Coll., Forestry
  • Decree No. 100/1996 Coll., on the application requirements for granting a license in forestry

Professional liability insurance

  • Not specified

Related legal regulations

  • § 27/5: The procedure for the approval of plans or authorization of their changes are not subject to general regulations on administrative proceedings, with the exception of decisions on objections.

Current Community regulations

  • Not specified

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