Applicable rules 

Please find below the list of legislation related to the activities of the Financial Arbitrator. All the statutes are available at the Zákony pro lidi websute (website available in Czech only). Selected legislation is also available at the website of the Czech National Bank. The European legislation is available at the website of the European Union.

Czech legislation European Union legislation
 
 
 
 

 

Czech legislation

Procedural rules

General civil law legislation

  • Act No. 89/2012 Coll., Civil Code, as amended
  • Act No. 40/1964 Coll., Civil Code, as amended
  • Act No. 513/1991 Coll., Commercial Code, as amended

General public law legislation

  • Act No. 634/1992 Sb., on Consumer Protection, as amended
  • Act No. 6/1993 Coll., on Czech National Bank, as amended

Private international law

  • Act No. 91/2012 Sb., on Private International Law, as amended

Payment services, banking, AML

  • Act No. 370/2018 Coll., on Payments, as amended
  • Act No. 21/1992 Coll., on Banks, as amended
  • Act No. 87/1995 Coll., on Credit Unions and certain related measures and on the amendments to the Czech National Council Act No. 586/1992 Coll., on Income Taxes, as amended
  • Act No. 253/2008 Coll., on Certain Measures against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, as amended
  • Act No. 136/2011 Coll., on the Circulation of Banknotes and Coins and on the amendments to the Act No. 6/1993 Coll., on Czech National Bank, as amended
  • Act No. 191/1950 Coll., the Bills of Exchange and Cheques Act, as amended
  • Decree of the Czech National Bank No. 140/2011, on payment systems with irrevocability of transactions
  • Decree of the Czech National Bank No. 141/2011 Coll., on the pursuit of business of payment institutions and electronic money institutions, small-scale payment service providers and small-scale electronic money issuers, as amended

Consumer credit

  • Act No. 257/2016 Coll., on Consumer Credit, as amended
  • Act No. 145/2010 Coll., on Consumer Credit and on amendments to other acts, as amended
  • Act No. 321/2001 Coll. on Certain Conditions for Negotiation of the Consumer Credit and on amendments to the act No. 64/1986 Coll.
  • Act No. 177/2020 Coll., on Certain Measures Related to Repayment of Credits in Connection with the COVID-19 pandemic

 Investment

  • Act No. 256/2004 Coll., on Capital Market Undertakings, as amended
  • Act No. 240/2013 Coll., on Investment Companies and Investment Funds, as amended
  • Act No. 189/2004 Coll., on Collective Investment, as amended
  • Act No. 591/1992 Coll., on Securities, as amended
  • Government Regulation No. 242/2013 Coll., on Key Investor Information Document of non-UCITS Fund and on a Way to Provide Information and on Fund Rules in Non-paper Form
  • Government Regulation No. 189/2011 Coll., on Key Information Disclosures for Special Collective Investment Funds
  • Decree of the Czech National Bank No. 194/2011 Coll., on more detailed regulation of certain rules in collective investment
  • Decree of the Czech National Bank No. 193/2011 Coll., on the minimum requisites of the statute and on the conditions for the use of the name Short-Term Money Market Fund and Money Market Fund

Money exchange

Life insurance

  • Act No. 170/2018 Coll., on Distribution of Insurance and Reinsurance, as amended
  • Act No. 277/2009 Coll., on Insurance, as amended
  • Act. No 37/2004 Coll, on Insurance Contract and on amendments to other acts, as amended
  • Act No. 38/2004 Coll., on Insurance Intermediaries and on Independent Loss Adjusters and on Amendment to the Trade Licensing Act, as amended

Building savings

  • Act No. 96/1993 Sb., on Building Savings, as amended

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European Union legislation 

ADR/ODR

Private international law

Payment services, banking, AML

Consumer credit

Investment

Life insurance

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