Course detail

Introduction to ICT Law 2

FEKT-ZUP2Acad. year: 2018/2019

Concept and structure of public ICT law, functioning of public registries and re-use of public sector information, communication of a citizen and state bodies using services of information society, public legal remedies for infringement of intellectual property namely with regards to the protection of copyright, structure and regulation of the market of electronic communications, legal regulatory framework of issuing and use of electronic payment instruments and electronic money, use of information and communication technologies in organisational processes in public administration and in legal procedures.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Upon the completion of this course, students should be able to understand basic issues of public-law regulation of ICT, analyse and resolve particular legal issues of administrative and penal jurisdiction on the internet, analyse and resolve particular problems of functioning of public registries and Czepoints, resolve legal problems arising of processing and re-use of public sector information (PSI), critically assess public-law remedies in violations of intellectual property through information society services, use institutes of electronic money and electronic payment instruments, understand the structure and system of public-law regulation of f electronic communications market.


This course is relatively independent on other parts of the programme, so no prerequisites are required.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.


Mates, P. a V. Smejkal. E-government v českém právu. Praha: Linde, 2006. 244 s. ISBN 80-7201-614-8.
Polčák, R. Právo a evropská informační společnost. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009. 204 s. Acta Universitatis Brunensis Iuridica. ISBN 978-80-210-4886-7.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course consists of lectures, seminars and self-study of electronically provided course materials.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course is concluded upon 5 interactive questionnaires, whereas required is full completion of at least 4 of them.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to public law of information and communication technologies
2. Public law jurisdiction on-line
3. Basic public registries
4. Legal regulatory regime of public sector information
5. eDemocracy, eVoting, electrocnic collection of laws
6. eJustice, judicial information systems
7. eFinance (electronic payment instruments, electronic money, virtual money)
8. Electronic communication of public sector bodies, data mailboxes
9. Protection of intellectual property through public law
10. Personal data in information systems
11. Legal regulation of electronic communications market
12. Criminal prosecution of illegal acting on-line
13. Case studies of complex situations of public law online


The aim of the course is to provide for an overview of institutes of public law that apply on various implementations of information and communication technologies in public administration and legal proceedings. The course is divided in to thematic parts according to contemporarily emerging issues of information society including the applicability of public law in information networks, protection of personal data, legal issues of eGovernment and eJustice, public-law remedies in protection of intellectual property, basics of law of electronic communications etc.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Study requirements will be published annually by the guarantor of the course.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IBEP-TZ Bachelor's

    branch TZ-IBP , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



24 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer