CROATIA

Legal Framework 1 of 3


 

At national level

  • Protection and Rescue Act
  • Fire-Fighting Act
  • Act on Protection against Natural Disasters
  • Rules on the methodology for making threat assessments and protection and rescue plans and a score of other acts and supporting legislation.

 
At ministerial level
In accordance with the common legal practice in Croatia all relevant legislation is published in the official gazette and is considered to be national level legislation, while ministerial level would consist of internal regulations that are numerous in every government body (for instance the regulations on internal organisation etc.).
 
Inter ministerial cross cutting coordination

  • Strategy of National Security
  • Strategy of Defence

 
At regional level
Republic of Croatia Constitution, Act on Local and Regional Self-Government.
 
At local level
Republic of Croatia Constitution, Act on Local and Regional Self-Government.
 
Private sector
Protection and Rescue Act and related supporting legislation defining in detail the rights and obligations of individual protection and rescue participants; Republic of Croatia Threat Assessment, Republic of Croatia Protection and Rescue Plan.
 
Volunteers
Protection and Rescue Act, supporting legislation governing the rights and obligations of volunteers in the area of protection and rescue, agreements on protection and rescue cooperation between DUZS and volunteer associations.
 
NGOs
Act on Croatian Red Cross, Act on Croatian Mountain Rescue Service.