Dept 16 - Price Policy Department
This Department is responsible for legislative activities concerning the negotiation and regulation of prices, determination of disproportionate economic benefit, price records, the provision of pricing information, price checking, and ensures their harmonisation with EU law. It exercises the powers of the Ministry pursuant to Act No 526/1990 involving the regulation and control of prices, administrative proceedings for breaches of price regulations, including appeals, extraordinary appeals and agendas associated with lawsuits and in evaluating pricing trends. It prepares pricing policy concepts and systematically addresses pricing methodology problems associated with price liberalisation and regulation. It performs market analyses of selected products and their prices, on the basis of which it proposes price regulation adjustments. It issues statements on privatisation concepts and plans in regulated network sectors, particularly from the viewpoint of price deregulation, the creation of a competitive environment and elimination of subsidies. It supervises the execution of the delegated powers of regions and the City of Prague in relation to pricing and provides methodical assistance to the regional and municipal bodies in price regulation and control. It prepares a report on the activities of price control authorities based on the requirements of the Ministry Management, the Government and the Parliament of the Czech Republic. It exercises price controls in the field of water supply and sewerage.
- 1601 - Legislation and Analysis Unit
- 1602 - Price Regulation and Market Projection Unit
- 1603 - Price Control, Supervision and Administrative Procedure Unit
- 1604 - Department of Price Controls in Water Supply and Sewerage