Department 14 – Fiscal Policies for Socially Important Sectors

In cooperation with the heading administrators MH, MLSA, Presidential Office, Chamber of Deputies, Senate of the Parliament, Government Office of the Czech Republic,...

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Department 14 is responsible, in cooperation with individual state budget chapter administrators such as the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Office of the President of the Czech Republic, the Parliament (Chamber of Deputies and the Senate), the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Office of the Public Defender of Rights (Ombudsman, Czech abbreviation: KVOP), GA (the Czech Science Foundation (GACR), Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Culture, the Department of Justice, the Office for Personal Data Protection (Czech abbreviation: ÚOOÚ), the Industrial Property Office (Czech abbreviation: ÚPV), the Czech Statistical Office (Czech abbreviation: ČSÚ), the State Administration of Land Surveying and Cadastre (Czech abbreviation: ČÚZK), the Czech Mining Authority (Czech abbreviation: ČBÚ), the Office for the Protection of Competition (Czech abbreviation: ÚOHS), the Constitutional Court (Czech abbreviation: ÚS), the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech abbreviation: AV), the Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting (Czech abbreviation: RRTV), the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA), the Supreme Audit Office (SAO, Czech abbreviation: NKÚ), the Office Overseeing Financial Management of Political parties (Czech abbreviation: ÚDHPSPH) and the Czech Fiscal Council (Czech abbreviation: ÚNRR), for financing of their respective individual budgets, and in cooperation with the State Culture Fund (Czech abbreviation: SFK) and the Czech Film Fund (Czech abbreviation: SFKMG) in financing their respective budgets. It prepares medium-term outlooks for the respective chapters and State Funds (SF), prepares draft budgets for these chapters and the SF, breaks down expenditure frameworks and imposes relevant budgetary limits. Department 14 evaluates financial results of individual budgetary and SF chapters, assesses, approves and implements budgetary measures, assesses and controls drafts of final accounts of individual budgetary and SF chapters, participates in the preparation of cumulative Economic Accounts for Agriculture (Czech abbreviation: SZÚ) and prepares financial settlement of relations between individual budget chapters and SF with the state budget, assesses and controls implementation programme financing for reproduction of property in the financed budget chapters. It processes total revenues from social security and contributions to the state employment policy, total mandatory social expenditures, expenditures supporting non-state entities and total expenditure on research, development and innovation within its draft medium-term outlook and into the state budget. It provides state financial support to political parties and movements and to the non-governmental non-profit sector from the state budget. It coordinates, in cooperation with the Council for Research, Development and Innovation, provision of state financial support for research and development. It is responsible for the state budget’s relationship with the public health insurance and health insurance providers and fulfils statutory obligations of the Ministry in relation to the public health insurance system, including implementation of management control and compliance with legal regulation by health insurance providers. It develops or participates in the formulation of strategies, concepts, legislation and methodologies in the areas of funded budget chapters, especially in terms of their impacts on public budgets and with respect to securing implementation of fiscal policies. It participates in the agendas of joint financing by the EU and Czech Republic in programmes in budget chapters within its competence. Department 14 exercises the powers conferred on the Ministry by Section 4, paragraph 1, Section 12, paragraph 8, Sections 32 and 36 and Section 45, paragraph 2 of Act No. 219/2000 Coll., on the Property of the Czech Republic and its Representation in Legal Relations. It exercises powers of the Ministry pursuant to Section 6 paragraph 1 Act No. 203/2006 Coll. on Certain Types of Support of Culture. It prepares opinions and positions of the Ministry to various public procurement processes in accordance with legal regulations in those cases where the public contracting authority is an entity within the competence of the Department. It carries out legislative activities in the area of formulating more detailed conditions for methods of depositing and refunding deposits and depositing and refunding contributions for election-related expenses.

Units

  • Unit 1401 – Social Affairs, Employment Policies and Support of ‘Non-State’ Entities
  • Unit 1402 - Culture, Education and Support of Research and Development
  • Unit 1403 – Financing of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Other Budget Chapters and Political Parties and Movements
  • Unit 1404 – Healthcare and Public Healthcare Insurance