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Press Council: Czech Republic

Rada pro rozhlasové a televizní vysílání, Council for Radio and Television Brodcasting

Ivan KREJČÍ (Chairman)

Skretova 44/6, 120 00  Prague 2

Tel: +42 0 274 813 830
Fax: +420 274 810 885



The Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting (hereinafter the "Council")

  • Is the central State administration body, which performs administration in the area of radio and television broadcasting (hereinafter "broadcasting") and taken over broadcasting, and in the area of audio-visual media services on request provided under Act No. 132/2010 Coll.
  • Supervises on adherence to and development of plurality of the program offers and information in the area of broadcasting and taken over broadcasting
  • Attends to contentual independence of broadcasting and taken over broadcasting (all: Art. 4, paragraph 2 of Act No. 231/2001 Coll.; where the Act is not more closely designated henceforth, it concerns always this Act)
  • Supervises on observance of legal regulations in the area of broadcasting and conditions stipulated in the decision on granting a license or in decision on registration (Art. 5, letter a)
  • Grants, changes, and withdraws licenses for broadcasting operation (Art. 5, letter b)
  • Issues, changes, and cancel decision about registration for operation of taken over broadcasting (Art. 5, letter c)
  • Keeps a record of broadcasting operators and operators of taken over broadcasting (Art. 5, letter d)
  • Regularly publicizes summary of applications for licenses and registrations, and summary of granted licenses and their amendments, registrations and their amendments, in a manner enabling remote access (Art. 5, letter e)

Updated: 16/08/2017