The Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting ( hereinafter only "the Council") is established by the Broadcasting Act dated 17 May 2001 (No. 231/2001 Coll.) as an administrative authority which shall execute government administrationin the area of radio and television broadcasting and retransmission.
The Council shall supervise maintaining and further development of plurality of programme offer and information in the area of radio and television broadcasting and retransmission, shall observe the independence of its content and shall fulfil other tasks laid down by legal regulations.
Each year the Council shall submit to the House of Deputies the annual report on its activities and on the status of radio and television broadcasting.
The Council of the Czech Republic for Radio and Television Broadcasting set up according to Act No. 103/1999 shall be treated as Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting based on the Broadcasting Act 2001.