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All the SGIDŠ data are provided in accordance with Act No. 569/2007 Coll. on Geological Works (Geological Act), as amended, which is a basic legal norm governing the design, execution, evaluation and control of geological works and the scope of the State Geological Administration (hereinafter “Geological Act”), as well as Decree of the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic no. 51/2008 Coll., which implements the Geological Act, as amended.

In addition to the Geological Act, data are provided in accordance with several legislative documents:

  • Act no. 3/2010 Coll. on the National Infrastructure for Spatial Information, as amended
  • Act no. 211/2000 Coll. on Free Access to Information, as amended
  • Act no. 205/2004 Coll. on the Collection, Storage and Dissemination of Environmental Information, as amended
  • Act no. 618/2003 Coll. on Copyright and Rights Related to Copyright, as amended
  • Act no. 275/2006 Coll. on Information Systems of Public Administration, as amended
  • Decree no. 55/2014 Coll., Statement by the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic on Standards for Public Administration Information Systems
  • Concept of Geological Research and Geological Survey of the Territory of the Slovak Republic for 2012-2016 (with a view to 2020)