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General Director's Office
The tasks of the General Director's Office include the development and supervision of the implementation of solutions in the field of human resources management in the Inspectorate, handling matters arising from the establishment, duration and termination of the employment relationship of employees, including the professional development of employees; analysis of the training needs of the Inspectorate employees in cooperation with other organizational units of the Inspectorate; developing training plans for Inspectorate employees; organization of trainings, courses, seminars and other forms of education and professional development, excluding matters falling within the competence of the Inspection Supervision Office; creating a remuneration policy in agreement with the director of the Financial Office and cooperation with the Financial Office in supervising the implementation of the remuneration policy; organization of apprenticeships and professional internships; handling public procurement procedures; running the Inspectorate’s office; handling matters related to managing the assets of the Inspectorate; real estate administration; handling matters related to warehouse and material management; providing proper tools and working conditions for the employees of the Inspectorate; keeping the company archive; coordination of tasks related to management control; organizational support for a multi-person position for internal audit; monitoring compliance in the Inspectorate with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Official Journal EU L 119 of 4 May 2016, p. 1) and the Act of December 14, 2018 on the protection of personal data processed in connection with the prevention and combating of crime (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 125); implementation of internal control tasks; coordinating and monitoring the state of implementation of post-audit recommendations in the field of external audits; creating, in consultation with other organizational units, processes supporting and improving the implementation of tasks related to the activities of the Inspection within the competence of the Managing Director; cooperation with non-governmental organizations within the competence of the Managing Director; implementation of tasks related to occupational health and safety; implementation of tasks related to the management of means of transport, with the exception of vehicles from Mobile Control Units.
Electronic Toll Collection Control Department
The Electronic Toll Collection Control Department develops the strategy, plans and procedures for controlling electronic toll collection, and also analyses data from the electronic toll collection system to the extent necessary to carry out tasks related to detecting and disclosing legal infringements, as well as phenomena and behaviours of national road users unfavourable for the State Treasury, using the tools and systems that are part of the electronic toll collection system, cooperating in this respect with the minister competent for public finance; cooperates with the minister competent for public finance in matters related to the preparation, implementation and use of the KAS Electronic Toll Collection System referred to in Art. 13hb paragraph 1bb of the Act of March 21, 1985 on public roads (Journal of Laws of 2020, items 470, 471 and 1087) with regard to the control of the correct payment of this fee; monitors the dislocation of Mobile Control Units and formulates conclusions for the implementation of control tasks; checks the obligation to pay electronic tolls on national roads; conducts administrative proceedings in the first instance in cases concerning violation of the obligation to pay an electronic fee, including extraordinary procedures under the provisions of the Act of June 14, 1960 - Code of Administrative Procedure (Journal of Laws of 2020, 256 and 695), hereinafter referred to as: “c.a.p.”, with the exception of proceedings in cases in which an application for reconsideration has been submitted; conducts proceedings in cases of offenses arising from the control of the obligation to pay an electronic toll for travelling on national roads takes steps to enforce the fines imposed for infringements related to the control of electronic tolls on national roads.
The Financial Department is responsible for planning and spending the budget; carrying out tasks related to the preparation of the budget in the task and traditional system; accounting and financial management of the Inspectorate as well as its cash and financial and accounting services; cooperation with the Office of the Managing Director in creating the remuneration policy and overseeing the implementation of the remuneration policy in consultation with the Office of the Managing Director and administering the remuneration fund; supervising and monitoring the reporting process in the Inspectorate in the field of financial and budgetary reports; keeping and updating property records as well as support for timely and correct inventory taking; handling cases related to the mandate economy; settlement and investigation of public and civil law receivables of the Inspectorate, with the exception of fines remaining within the competence of the Electronic Toll Control Office; conducting administrative proceedings regarding reliefs in the payment of public law claims remaining within the competence of the Chief Inspector, with the exception of cases from applications for reconsideration of a case within the jurisdiction of the Legal Office; conducting administrative proceedings in extraordinary procedures related to decisions issued by the Chief Inspector regarding reliefs in the payment of public law liabilities, except for decisions in which a decision was issued on the application for re-examination of the matter regarding relief; handling matters related to granting reliefs in the payment of civil law liabilities; consideration of reminders for inaction or lengthiness in matters falling within the competence of the Office; obtaining funds from the European Union and performing the beneficiary’s duties arising from the tasks of the Office.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Department
The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Department is responsible for the implementation of tasks related to the maintenance of an efficient and efficient ICT infrastructure, the technological development of ICT systems, supervising the technical condition of ICT equipment, maintaining the optimal state of ICT security, maintaining internal and external electronic communication, analysing reported ICT needs and related plans preparation and purchasing specifications, providing Inspectorate employees with appropriate back office IT tools. The tasks carried out by the Office relate to IT technical aspects and ICT infrastructure managed by the ICT Office.
Inspection Supervision Department
The Inspection Supervision Department repares the directions of Inspection activities and the Framework Control Plan for voivodship road transport inspectorates; develops control procedures for voivodship road transport inspectors, gives opinions on road control procedures of relevant Inspectorate organizational units; carries out checks on the correct implementation of Inspection tasks at the Electronic Toll Control Office, voivodship road transport inspectorates, the Centre for Automatic Road Traffic Control and field delegations; on behalf of the Chief Inspector supervises the control activity of voivodship road transport inspectors; analyses the implementation of Inspection tasks arising from ongoing tasks and guidelines of the Chief Inspector; analyses training needs in the field of training of Inspection inspectors and develops detailed training programs; organizes specialist courses and training of Inspection inspectors; ensures implementation of the obligation of the Inspection to cooperate with other services and entities referred to in art. 67 section 1 of the Act of 6 September 2001 on road transport; performs the tasks of the contact point referred to in art. 54 d paragraph. 1 of the Act of September 6, 2001 on road transport;
analyses requests for inspections and information on irregularities in road transport, issuing relevant recommendations for voivodship road transport inspectors and field delegations; analyses the development needs of ICT systems supporting control activities and takes part in the work of the ICT Office in this area and coordinates the collection of data from the Inspection’s IT systems in the scope of data on control activities in connection with inquiries of domestic entities; in cooperation with other organizational units of the Inspectorate, coordinates the implementation of the project entitled “Strengthening the potential of the Road Transport Inspection.”
International Transport Department
The International Transport Department carries out tasks related to the competences of the Chief Inspector in the field of: granting permissions to perform road transport, in particular: permits to pursue the profession of road transport operator; community licenses; driver’s certificates; permits, including regular services; licenses for brokerage in the transport of passengers; verification and control of the granted authorizations, in particular: meeting the conditions on which the authorizations were granted, including those related to the assessment of the good reputation of the road carrier and the transport manager, the performance by the entity to which the authorization was granted other obligations under the law; protection of the rights of passengers using road transport as part of the services referred to in art. 2 clause 1 and 2 of Regulation (EU) No. 181/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of February 16, 2011 on the rights of passengers in bus and coach transport and amending Regulation (EC) No. 2006/2004 (Journal of Laws UE L 55 of 28.02 2011, p. 1); conducting administrative proceedings in the first instance in matters consistent with the competence of the Office; conducting administrative proceedings in extraordinary procedures in the first instance in cases in accordance with the competence of the Bureau, with the exception of cases in which an administrative decision has been issued as a result of examination of an application for reconsideration of the case; administrative and technical service of the social commission for the division of foreign permits; running a contact point referred to in art. 18 of Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing common rules concerning the conditions for the exercise of the occupation of road transport operator and repealing Council Directive 96/26/EC (Journal of Laws UE L 300 of 14.11.2009, p. 51, as amended); keeping the national electronic register of road transport entrepreneurs, referred to in article 2. 16 of Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing common rules concerning the conditions for the pursuit of the occupation of road transport operator and repealing Council Directive 96/26/EC.
The Legal Department provides legal services to the General Inspectorate in the scope of exercising the competences of the Chief Inspector as a higher-level public administration body; conducts administrative appeals or applications for reconsideration of a case, except for cases from applications for reconsideration of a case falling within the competence of the Chief Inspector’s Office, as well as conducts extraordinary procedures based on the provisions of the Code of Administrative Procedure, excluding matters falling within the competence of the Financial Bureau, the Electronic Toll Control Office, the Chief Inspector’s Office and the Office for International Transport; recognizes reminders for inactivity or lengthiness of voivodship road transport inspectors and reminders for inaction or lengthiness The Chief Inspector, in matters falling within the jurisdiction of the Legal Bureau, and also ensures the representation of the Chief Inspector in court proceedings administrative, court and proceedings conducted on the basis of separate provisions, with the exception of matters falling within the property jurisdiction of the Chief Inspector’s Office, the Financial Office, the Office of the Managing Director, the Centre for Automatic Road Traffic Supervision and field delegations; provides, in cooperation with other organizational units of the General Inspectorate, support for the participation of the Chief Inspector in the legislative process in the field of generally applicable law, regarding road transport and the operation of the Inspection, as well as in consultation with the International Cooperation Department of the Chief Inspector’s Cabinet ensures participation in the work of selected teams and working groups under international cooperation and provides legal information on controlling compliance with obligations or conditions for the performance of road transport.
Chief Inspector’s Cabinet
The Chief Inspector’s Cabinet provides organizational support for the work of the Chief Inspector, Deputies of the Chief Inspector, as well as advisory and opinion-making teams operating at the Chief Inspector; coordinates legal assistance provided to the Chief Inspector, Deputy Chief Inspectors and the Managing Director, including representation before common courts, except for cases belonging to the jurisdiction of the Legal Bureau, the Automatic Traffic Control Centre for offenses, the Electronic Toll Control Office for offenses; coordinates the process of defence preparations; carries out tasks in the field of crisis management and civil defence; is responsible for conducting the Inspectorate and Inspection policy in the field of international cooperation; coordinates and supervises matters related to the cooperation of the Chief Inspector with international organizations and national non-governmental organizations; supervises and coordinates tasks related to the international cooperation of the Inspection; supervises matters related to the correct and timely settlement of complaints and requests; in cooperation with other organizational units prepares draft responses of the Chief Inspector to inquiries, desiderata and parliamentary interpellations regarding the work of the Inspectorate and the Inspection; coordinates the disclosure of public information, speeches related to lobbying activities; carries out in the Inspectorate tasks resulting from the Act of 5 August 2010 on the protection of classified information (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 742); performs tasks related to information marked with the "Tax secret" clause, referred to in the Act of August 29, 1997 - Tax Ordinance (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 900, as amended), as well as tasks related to with the receipt and recording of property declarations referred to in the Act of August 21, 1997 on the Restriction of Business Activities by Persons Holding Public Functions (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 2399) and in the Act of September 16, 1982 on employees of state offices (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 537).
Information and Promotion Department
The Information and Promotion Department is responsible for conducting the media policy of the Inspectorate; is responsible for the implementation of tasks related to the educational, promotional and information activities of the Inspectorate and the Inspection, in particular: coordinates the internal and external communication of the Inspectorate and the Inspection, administers and supervises the development of the Inspectorate’s website and social profiles, is responsible for coordinating the keeping of the Inspectorate’s Public Information Bulletin; develops strategies for promotional and communication activities; creates the information policy of the Inspectorate; implements programs popularizing the effects of tasks carried out by the Inspection and disseminating information about the Inspection’s activities; prepares press materials and media releases; prepares and supports conferences, seminars and other types of meetings organized by the Chief Inspector; conducts matters related to the participation of the Inspectorate in events organized by external institutions, plans and prepares the participation of the Inspectorate in fairs, exhibitions and other promotional events; builds a positive image and maintains relations with the stakeholders and partners of the Inspectorate; performs tasks in the field of public health, the implementation of which belongs to the Chief Inspector, including the preparation of annual information on tasks performed or undertaken in this regard.
Automatic Traffic Control Centre (CANARD)
The Road Traffic Automatic Supervision Centre performs the tasks related to: revealing by means of recording devices violations of road traffic regulations in the scope of exceeding the permissible speed and non-compliance with light signals; conducting proceedings in cases of violations related to non-compliance with the speed limits and traffic lights revealed by means of recording devices; cooperation with road managers in the field of installation and removal of recording devices, installation and maintenance of recording devices located in the road lane of selected types of roads; cooperation with public administration bodies as regards the operation of the automatic traffic supervision system; cooperation with national and foreign institutions to monitor the latest solutions for automatic traffic supervision.
The inspectorate’s regional agencies perform in its territorial area of activity, in particular, tasks in the field of: revealing, by means of recording devices, infringements of road traffic regulations in terms of exceeding the speed limit and non-compliance with traffic lights; conducting actions in cases of violations related to non-compliance with speed limits and traffic lights, disclosed by means of recording devices; cooperation with road managers in the field of installation and removal of recording devices, installation and maintenance of recording devices located in the road lane of selected types of roads; cooperating with public administration bodies regarding the functioning of the automatic road traffic supervision system. The inspectorate’s field delegation also performs other tasks resulting from the Act of 6 September 2001 on road transport and other legal provisions, indicated by the Chief Inspector, and provide workplaces and administrative service for Inspection inspectors performing control activities under the Electronic Toll Control Office, performing tasks in the field delegation (sections).
Project co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund under the Infrastructure and Environment Program.