In compliance with the provisions of Section 8c of Act No 40/1995 Coll., on Advertising Regulation and on Amendments to Act No 468/1991 Coll., on the Operation of Radio and Television Broadcasting, as amended, as amended, it is not possible to file an appeal from a decision of the State Institute for Drug Control by way of which it has decided as the executive surveillance authority in the area of advertising for human medicinal products not disseminated by radio or television.
Pursuant to Act No 150/2002 Coll., Code of Administrative Justice, as amended, however, it is possible to file a complaint against such decision with the Municipal Court in Prague within 2 months of the delivery of the decision of the State Institute for Drug Control.
In compliance with the provision of Section 8c, paragraph 2 of Act No 40/1995 Coll., as amended, the filing of an administrative complaint against the decision of the State Institute for Drug Control regarding an imposition of a fine for an administrative offence has a suspensory effect, i.e. the petitioner does not have to apply with the court for the granting of the suspensory effect of the complaint and is not obliged to pay the imposed fine until the ruling on the complaint is pronounced, despite the fact that the decision of the State Institute for Drug Control comes legally into force upon its delivery to the party to the administrative procedure. The automatic granting of the suspensory effect shall not apply to the imposition of particular measures pursuant to the provisions of Section 7c of Act No 40/1995 Coll.