Competence of the Ministry

Pursuant to Section 8 of Act No. 2/1969 Coll., on establishment of the ministries and other central State administrative bodies of the Czech Republic, as amended, the Ministry of Culture is the central State administrative body for

  • the arts;
  • cultural and educational activities;
  • cultural monuments;
  • matters relating to churches and religious societies;
  • matters relating to the press, including publication of the non-periodical press and other information means;
  • the preparation of draft laws and other legal regulations in the area of radio and television broadcasting;
  • implementation of the Copyright Act;
  • production and trade in the area of culture.