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National Inspectorates - Slovakia

Obligations to carry out the investigation according to REACH, CLP, BPR and PIC, POPs Regulation are separated among several national institutions/authorities in Slovak Republic.

The Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic is main competent authority responsible for REACH, CLP, BPR and PIC Regulation. The Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic is a competent authority responsible for the POPs Regulation.

The objectives of the control activity carried out by the national institutions depend on the competencies of each of them. The scope of competencies is specified in the laws that govern the competence of the concrete institutions.

In the process of enforcement of chemical legislation, national authorities cooperate with each other; some of them (for example The Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic, The Centre for Chemical Substances and Preparations) provide advice to the state administration authorities and also to the entrepreneurs.

The authorities responsible for REACH/CLP/PIC enforcement

The state administration in the field of REACH, CLP and PIC Regulation shall be performed by The Ministry of Economy with the Centre for Chemical Substances and Preparations, The Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic, The Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic and The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic in the Slovak Republic.

National Inspectorates responsible for REACH, CLP and PIC Regulation are:

The authorities responsible for BPR enforcement

The enforcement of the BPR Regulation (placing on the market of biocidal products and treated articles, their use and the evaluation of active substances in biocidal products) falls within the competence of the following authorities:

and National Inspectorates:

The authorities responsible for POPs enforcement

The enforcement of the POPs Regulation falls within the competence of the following enforcement authority:

and National Inspectorates:

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