Professional Training of Selected Personnel - conditions for obtaining the licence

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

The document sets forth the conditions for obtaining authorisation to professionally train selected personnel and further information on licence proceedings.

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Conditions for granting a licence

An individual (natural person) to whom a licence is to be provided and their representative in charge, where appointed, shall:

  • have full legal capacity
  • be a person of probity
  • be professionally eligible; the applicant does not need to comply with the requirement for professional eligibility provided that the condition is met by their representative in charge

Statutory officers or members of statutory bodies of legal entities to whom a licence is issued, shall:

  • have full legal capacity
  • be persons of probity
  • at least one of them must comply with the requirement for professional eligibility

The professional eligibility of such persons may be acknowledged pursuant to Act No. 18/2004 Coll., on the recognition of professional qualification and other competence of EU Member State nationals and some nationals of other countries and on amendments of certain acts (Act on the Recognition of Professional Qualification).

Submission of statutorily specified documentation in support of the application.

Approval of statutorily specified documentation by the State Office for Nuclear Safety. The approval represents an issuance of the resolution on the documentation approval.

Licence application requirements

The application for licence must contain:

  1. for individuals: name(s) and surname, birth number, where available, permanent residential address or residential address, and/or name and surname, birth number, where available, permanent residential address or residential address of the representative in charge, if applicable; for legal entities: trade name and legal status, registered address or address of organisational units in the territory of the Czech Republic, where relevant, identification number, where available, name and surname, permanent residential address or residential address of person or persons constituting their statutory officers, identification number, provided that one has already been assigned by the Authority
  2. the subject and scope of activity for which the licence is sought, site at which the activity shall be carried out, how the activity will be provided, its duration and method of termination

The licence application shall be signed by the individual applying for the licence or the statutory officers of the applying legal entity, or other representative of the statutory body empowered subject to powers of attorney.

The licence application must be supported with the statutorily specified documentation, i.e.:

  1. extract from the Commercial Register, where the applicant is a legal entity liable to inclusion in the Commercial Register
  2. documentary proof of professional eligibility for the licensed activity to be carried out by the individual concerned, or documentary proof of professional eligibility for the representative in charge (where applicable), provided that the applicant is a natural person; documentary proof of professional eligibility for the licensed activity on the part of at least one member of the statutory body or one executive officer, where the applicant is a legal entity; where a supervisor has been appointed, their written consent and documentation corroborating their special professional eligibility
  3. documentation required for the individual licensed activity. The content of the documentation is set forth in an annex to the Atomic Act. The extent and method of drafting the documentation (to be approved by the State Office) for the licensed activities shall be specified by the implementing rules

Requirements connected to the provision of services by a provider from a different Member State

YES - licence from the State Office for Nuclear Safety.

Further information on the licence proceedings

Type of licence

  • Licence to professionally train selected personnel (administrative decision, individual administrative act)

Respective authority

  • State Office for Nuclear Safety

Control and supervisory bodies

  • State Office for Nuclear Safety

Procedure for granting a licence

  • The applicant shall file the application for the licence to conduct professional training of selected personnel. The State Office for Nuclear Safety shall issue the licence and simultaneously approve the draft documentation annexed to the application within 90 days.

Application clearing deadline

  • 90 days

Validity period of the licence

  • unlimited

Authorisation granted by expiration of deadline period

  • These proceedings are subject to the rule that a licence shall be automatically granted upon expiry of the deadline period.

Legal Regulation

  • Act No. 18/1997 Coll., on peaceful utilisation of nuclear energy and ionising radiation (Atomic Act) and amendment of and additions to certain Acts (Art. 9 Paragraph 1 letter n)

Related legal regulations

  • Decree No. 146/1997 Coll., specifying activities directly affecting nuclear safety and activities especially important from a radiation protection viewpoint, requirements on qualification and professional training, on the method to be used for verification of special professional competency and for issuing authorisations to selected personnel, and the form of documentation to be approved for licensing expert training of selected personnel
  • Decree No. 132/2008 Coll., on the quality assurance system in carrying out activities connected with the utilization of nuclear energy and radiation protection and on quality assurance of selected equipment regarding their assignment to classes of nuclear safety

Current Community regulations

  • Council Directive 96/29/Euratom, laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionizing radiation

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