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No. 28/2005

MINISTER OF INTERIOR

DIRECTIVE

Of 12 September 2005

Establishing the interdisciplinary working group to support and protect victims of trafficking in human beings

In order to create a national coordinating mechanism to support and protect victims of trafficking in human beings  and based on the model of support and protection of trafficking in human beings  with the purpose of sexual exploitation in the Czech Republic, approved by a Decision of the Czech government of September 3, 2003 No.849, and in order to fulfil the tasks related to the process of implementing the Model and the “Programme of support and protection of victims of trafficking in human beings“ declared by the Ministry of Interior under the Crime Prevention Strategy for 2004 – 2007 and approved by the National Crime Prevention Committee at its April 29, 2004 meeting,

I. I shall hereby establish

The interdisciplinary working group to support and protect victims of trafficking in human beings (hereinafter only the „working group“);

II. I shall hereby make the following appointments:

a) Mgr. Miloslav KOUDELNÝ, the First deputy Minister of Interior, a chairman of the working group,

Mgr. Jitka GJURIČOVÁ, Director of the Department of Prevention of Crime, a vice chairwoman of the working group,

Mgr. Michal MAZEL, Director of the Department of Security Policy,

PhDr. Tomáš HAIŠMAN, Director of the Department of Asylum and Migration Policy,

Miluše DOHNALOVÁ, Director of the Headquarters of the Asylum Facilities of the Ministry of Interior,

Col. JUDr. Petr ŽELÁSKO, Director of the Service of the Criminal Police and Investigation, Police Presidium of the CR,

Maj. Libor KOUSAL, Unit for Detection of the Organized Crime, Service of the Criminal Police and Investigation, Police of the CR   Col. JUDr. Jindřich URBAN, Director of the Service of the Asylum and Border Police, Police of the CR

Members of the working group:

b) PhDr. Hana Šnajdrová, Department of Prevention of Crime, a Secretary of the working group;

III. I shall hereby make the following appointments

Based on the appointment by the respective Minister:

Mgr. Jitka Kruková, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

Mgr. Tereza Čakrtová, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

MUDr. Iva Truellová, Ministry of Health,

JUDr. Bohumíra Kopečná, Supreme office of prosecution,  

On behalf of NGOs, based on the appointment by the respective manager

PaedDr. Lucie Sládková, International Organization for Migration (IOM Praha),

Mgr. Petra Burčíková, La Strada Česká republika, public service organization,

Mgr. Jindřiška Krpálková, Sdružení Česká katolická charita, public service organization,

PhDr. Hana Malinová, Rozkoš bez rizika, public service organization

as members of the working group .

IV. I shall hereby issue

a) Appendix no. 1  - Status of the interdisciplinary working group to support and protect victims of trafficking in human beings,

b) Appendix no. 2  - rules of procedure of the interdisciplinary working group to support and protect victims of trafficking in human beings,

V. I shall hereby appoint

a) the First deputy Minister of Interior to become a the national coordinator,

b) the Department of Prevention of Crime to become the Secretariat of the national coordinator.

VI. I shall hereby impose the following duties

a) on the First deputy Minister of Interior

1. to conclude Contracts on Cooperation with selected NGOs to organize the selection process for recipients of subsidies from the Crime Prevention Strategy 2004 – 2007 budget,

2. to decide on the inclusion, termination of participation, or exclusion of victims from the support and prevention programme,

3. to coordinate the process of treating the victims including all important measures concerning the victims,

4. to coordinate guidance for the presence of victims-foreigners in the territory of the CR

5. to organize and chair regular meetings of the working group  established by this Directive,

6. to submit to the Minister of Interior and annual report on the functioning of the national coordination mechanism (to April 30 or each calendar year),

b) on the Director of the Department of Prevention of Crime

1. to submit information to the First deputy Minister of Interior in order to support his role of the national coordinator (see a)),

2. to maintain a database of cases involved in the support and prevention programme, to analyze the effectiveness of the programme, and, should it be necessary, propose changes,

3. to consult with the bodies involved in the national coordination mechanism on individual cases and burning issues,

4. to announce, in keeping with the SPC for 2004-2007, selection processes for recipients of subsidies to cover the implementation of the Programme of support and protection of victims of trafficking in human beings ,

5. to issue guidelines to secure protection of personal data at the Department of Prevention of Crime,

6. to announce changes to the membership of the Interdisciplinary working group  (in the 2nd part of the Ministry of Interior Newsletter),

c) on the Director of the Headquarters of the Asylum Facilities of the Ministry of Interior

to provide information to the national coordinator in case of a suspicion of trafficking in human beings  in an asylum facility and to consult him on the measures to be taken,

d) on the Police President

1. to delegate, based on a request of the national coordinator, the responsible unit of the Police of the CR to investigate whether the victims identified by an NGO are true victims of the crime of trafficking in human beings ,

2. to launch, no later than three month after the date of issue of this Directive, the „Victim“ information systém and to appoint a unit to maintain the date in the systém,

3. to issue an internal regulation to guide the functioning of the national coordination mechanism at the Police of the CR and to stipulate activities of the individual police units in line with the Guidelines of the First deputy Minister of Interior on the of the Programme of support and protection of victims of trafficking in human beings and its institutional support,

f) On the members of the working group appointed by the Minister of Interior

to act in cooperation and coordination with the national coordinator and his Secretariat.

This Directive shall come to force on the day of issue.

Registration No.

Minister of Interior

Mgr. František Bublan

Copies to:

Minister of Interior, Deputy Ministers, Departments of the Ministry of Interior,

Police of the CR – Police Presidium,

Regional Police Headquarters, SCPP

County and city Police Headquarters

Recommended index words:

- victim

- model

- trafficking in human beings