The Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic (and the Czech Accreditation Institute) relies on accredited certification to ensure the professional competence of “controlling organizations” (certification and/or inspection bodies).
These organisations are those that secure the controlling activities related to issuing of certificates on organic farming, organic food or other organic products.
Accreditation is carried out according to the requirements of ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17065 (certification bodies providing product certification) and ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17020 (inspection bodies).
Accredited certification is used by the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic to assess the professional competence of those that use electronic tools or carry out operations using with electronic equipment. Accredited certification is required through the public tender procurement process according to rules and requirements stated in the Regulation No. 9/2011 Coll.
The accreditation according to the requirements ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17065 (certification bodies providing product certification) is being used for assessment of professional competence in this area.
The electronic tools certification for the purpose of public tender procurement is set by the Law No. 137/2006 Coll., on public tender as amended.