Ensuing from the state of emergency, public authorities and administrative authorities have commenced limited operations at their workplaces, consisting of:
a) the restriction of work, state services, in particular those agendas, the performance of which must be unconditionally continuously ensured, in particular to ensure the running of the public administration and public administrative services in the required scope and to perform the tasks of the government of the Czech Republic aimed at fulfilling the goals of the state of emergency; other agendas are performed to the extent that they do not threaten the measures listed below, required to protect the health of state employees, employees and other officials (hereinafter referred to as the “employees”),
b) the restriction of personal contact between the employees and the addressees of public administration (applicants, other parties to administrative proceedings) and other external persons (hereinafter referred to as the “clients/public”) to the essential level; the restriction of contacts will be conducted primarily as follows:
c) restricting the scope of the bodies’ office hours to Mondays and Wednesdays, with a maximum of three hours on the given day; the bodies shall inform about the changes in office hours in an appropriate manner and shall publish those hours on their official notice boards;
d) ensuring the operation of individual departments by having the minimum possible staffing required for the work of the administrative authority present at the workplace;
e) ensuring the operation of the body so that any quarantine measures ordered with respect to some employees does not threaten the actionability of the body (e.g., alternating separate groups of employees, remote working).
For the duration of the state of emergency, due to the restriction on the freedom of movement in the Czech Republic, local governments are ordered to hold council meetings only if necessary to adopt measures related to resolving the state of emergency or approving the legal actions required to fulfil the deadlines or prevent directly impending damages. The meetings must be conducted via remote means of communication allowing the council members to attend the council meetings in real time without being present in person. Personal attendance is prohibited.