Slovak Ministry of Defence (Slovak MoD) Ministerstvo obrany SR
The Slovak Ministry of Defence (Slovak MoD) was established as a central body of state administration responsible for managing and executing tasks related to theprovision of Slovakia's defence. Appointed by the Slovak President, the Defence Minister is the head ofthe Slovak MOD. Civil control over the Armed Forces is guaranteed by the Constitution of the Slovak Republic and other legally binding regulations. These authorise Slovakia's civil constitutional bodies to administer the Armed Forces.
The Ministry of defence of the Slovak Republic is the central authority of the Government of the Slovak Republic on the defence of Slovakia, the Office has in Bratislava. It was established by Act of the Slovak National Council No. 347/1990 Coll. on the Organization of the ministries and other central bodies of Government of the Slovak Republic as amended on 01 January 1993. The activity of the Ministry is governed by the law no 575/2001 Coll. on the Organization of the activities of the Government and the Organization of the Central Government.
His duties mainly focused on: management and control of the defense of the Slovak Republic, construction, management and control of the armed forces of the Slovak Republic, of the coordination of activities and the control bodies of State administration, bodies of territorial self-government and other legal entities in the preparation of the defence of the Slovak Republic, of the coordination of defence planning, ensuring the inviolability of the airspace, the coordination of military air traffic with the civilian flight traffic, military intelligence and civilian service.
The Ministry of defence of the SR provides a report of military circuits and military forests. 1 January 2000, the Ministry of defence of the SR and the General staff of the army of the SR and was established in Bratislava Integrated Defense Ministry. The Ministry represents the military-political division and the headquarters of the military-technical part. Also operating under the Slovak MOD is the Military Medical Service Office, Military Police, Office of the JAG, Military Intelligence Service, military schools, and many other organisations.
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