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Foundation Deed of the Allowance Organization "Sprava Prazskeho hradu" ("Prague Castle Administration") of April 19, 1993

By this Foundation Deed the Office of the President of the Republic has founded the allowance organization viz. Prague Castle Administration to manage the property and to execute services for the benefit of the Office of the President of the Republic, to initiate cultural, social and business events in the complex of Prague Caste, to satisfy the multifaceted interests of the population of the Czech Republic and visitors of Prague Castle, and to provide Prague Castle and Lany Chateau maintenance, reconstruction and overall development. This allowance organization performs the activities within the scope defined by the Office of the President of the Republic and participates together with the latter in providing the funds required thereto.

I. Basic Provisions

In accordance with section 3 of the Act No. 114/1993 Coll., on the Office of the President of the Republic and sections 31 and 32 of the Act No. 576/1990 Coll., on Rules of Management of the Budgetary Means of the Czech Republic and Municipalities in the Czech Republic, as amended, Office of the President of the Republic ("Kancelar prezidenta republiky", hereinafter referred to as "KPR") has founded for an indefinite period with the effective date from May 1, 1993 this allowance organization:

  • Founder: Kancelar prezidenta republiky, Prague 1 - Hrad
  • Name: Sprava Prazskeho hradu
  • Registered seat: Hrad I. nádvoří č. p. 1, Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1
  • Id. No.: 49366076

II. Subject Of Business

The subject of business of Prague Castle Administration (hereinafter only "Castle Administration") is, namely, as follows:

a) Creation of material conditions and provision of technical services for performance of the constitutional functions of the President of the Republic and KPR activities and - within the scope determined by KPR - also the Military Office;

b) Administration and operation of Prague Castle and Lany Chateau complexes;

c) Exercising all the rights and executing all the obligations connected with the movable and immovable assets which Castle Administration has the right to manage, with an exception of:

  1. Selling, transferring and investing immovable assets in the property of other entities.
  2. Entering into lease contracts for a period of more than ten years.
  3. Building modifications taking place in the premises used by KPR, which would affect execution of the office of the President of the Republic.

The founder's approval is required to implement the acts referred to under points 1 to 3 above so that they come into effect.

d) Conceptual, design- and investing activities aimed at providing maintenance, restoration and urban-, architectonic and civil engineering and technical development of Prague Castle and Lany Chateau complexes;

e) Creation and implementation of the visitor's service concept in the Prague Castle complex and provision of information and guide services;

f) Creation of the concepts and implementation of a universal cultural utilization of Prague Castle complex and its surroundings;

g) Initiation of the representation, social and education events, congresses and symposia in Prague Castle complex, as well as their implementation and provision of services connected therewith;

h) Editing and publishing connected with the activities taking place at Prague Castle; and

i) Sale of information brochures and articles connected with Prague Castle.

Castle Administration is obliged to operate and act so that to precede any restriction of the performance of the President of the Republic and KPR and to maintain dignity pertaining to Prague Castle as the seat of the Head of the State. Castle Administration is obliged to perform the services for KPR benefit, including those not specified herein, within the required scope and within the framework of the budget on a preferential basis and free of charge.

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V. Definition Of Assets And Their Management

Castle Administration acquires its initial assets by a contribution from KPR funds and by delimitation of KPR assets according to the Delimitation Protocol. All and any moveable and immovable assets which KPR has the right to manage as on April 30, 1993 pass to Castle Administration on the date of its foundation, as well as the rights and obligations resulting from the proprietary, business and other relationships according to the Delimitation Protocol.

Castle Administration manages its assets acquired by its activities, means received from KPR budget, funds received from other entities and persons based on a association contract, means received from state funds and donations and gifts received from natural persons and legal entities in accordance with the Decree No. 205/1991 Coll. (on Management of Budgetary Funds from the State Budget of the Czech Republic and on Financial Management of the Budgetary Agencies and Allowance Organizations).

VI. General Provisions

This Foundation Deed concurrently constitutes the Statutes of the newly established allowance organization Prague Castle Administration.

Lubos Dobrovsky
Chancellor of the Office of the President of the Republic
Given at Prague Castle on April 19, 1993

Amendment No. 1 to the Foundation Deed of the allowance organization Prague Castle Administration ref. 401.495/93 of April 19, 1993

Given at Prague Castle on January 13, 1999
Ref. 406.286/98

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Office of the President of the Republic (Founder)

has agreed

that Prague Castle Administration conducts, in addition to its main activities, also the business within the following scope:

The subject of the business of Prague Castle Administration is the capacity utilization of the launderette at Lany also for washing, ironing, pressing, folding and carriage of table cloths and linen for both natural persons and legal entities.

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Ivo Mathe
Chancellor of the Office of the President of the Republic

Amendment No. 2 to the Foundation Deed of the allowance organization Prague Castle Administration ref. 401.495/93 of April 19, 1993

Given at Prague Castle on March 29, 2000
Ref. 401.608/2000

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Office of the President of the Republic (Founder)

has directed

Prague Castle Administration to conduct, in addition to its main activities, also the business within the following scope:

The subject of business of Prague Castle Administration are the activities described under Part II. of the Foundation Deed of the Allowance Organization "Sprava Prazskeho hradu" ("Prague Castle Administration") ref. 401.495/93 specified as follows:

  • Provision of guide services;
  • Creating of the concepts of a universal cultural utilization of Prague Castle complex and its surroundings and implementation thereof;
  • Initiation of the ceremonial, social and education events, congresses and symposia in Prague Castle area, as well as their implementation and provision of services connected therewith;
  • Editing and publishing connected with the activities taking place at Prague Castle; and
  • Sale of information brochures and articles connected with Prague Castle.

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Ivo Mathe
Chancellor of the Office of the President of the Republic