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Issues Resulting from the Use of the Crisis Management Terminology in the Czech Legal Framework

Marek Smetana, Karel Zdráhal
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2011, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 23-27
Doi: 10.35182/tses-2011-0005
The crisis management terminology used in the Czech legal framework is not consistent. Not only the terms are used inconsistently but legal definitions of the terms are not consistent either. And the inconsistency is most serious in terms defined by laws and regulations. Each law or regulation uses the terminology in a specific way and it is, in fact, impossible to convey the meaning of the terms between the laws and regulations. Consequently, the meaning of each term should be taken on the basis of how the term is used in a specific context. Anyway, the terms in the crisis management are used in an unpredictable way.
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