Course detail

Chemical and Environmental Legislation

FCH-BC_CHELAcad. year: 2023/2024

Basics of legal theory concerning environment protection, approach of countries to the problems of environment; selected international treaties, institutional treatment of environment in the Czech Republic. Legal tools for protection of natural sources, nuclear technologies, basic legal principles, nuclear safety and its impact on environment. Evaluation of influence on environment (EIA).

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Acquisition of knowledge in branch courses focused on problems of environmental matrixes and environment protection technologies.
Required skills:
characteristics of individual components of the environment, an overview of inorganic and organic pollutants origin that pollute the environment, eco-toxicological aspects of these pollutants, methods for their detection in environmental and survey methods for the determination of low concentrations

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

The knowledge of the legislation will be verified by testing and elaborating a study on the impact of the construction on the environment. EIA study and presentation.
Elaboration and presentation of EIA study; written test


Acquisition of necessary experience related to legislation of Czech Republic and EU dealing with environment.
Basic orientation in related valid Czech laws, problems of conclusion of international treaties; implementation of obligations accepted in domestic rule of laws
1. Student will know the individual, currently valid laws of the Czech Republic dealing with environmental protection
2. Student will also know all the laws of the EU in this area
3. Performs construction and selection on the basis of current legislation establishes that environmental laws must be applied to this project.
4. Become familiar with the legislation relating to construction
5.On the basis of the fulfillment of these subtasks will be able to prepare a study on the impact of construction on the environment. The study will include all valid applications to allow this building its own power point presentation.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

ÚZ Životní prostředí
ÚZ Evropské právo, základní dokumenty

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
  • Programme BKCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
  • Programme BKCP_AAEFCH Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
  • Programme BPCP_AAEFCH Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Block 1
Environmental Law - general
Enactments controlling air; accident prevention; for climate protection
Block 2:
Enactments controlling water; waste management; for nature conservation; to protect land and foresty
Block 3:
Enactments controlling for geology and mining, for integrated pollution prevention; noise and energy; for genetically modified organisms
Block 4:
EU legislation
Block 5:
EIA (Law on the assessment of environmental impact); law on chemical substances and preparations; legislation on environmental damage
Block 6:
Presentation of study of EIA worked up


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer