Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy (Croatia)

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Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy[1]
Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i energetike
Zgrada Rudolfova vojarna MZOPUG.jpg
It is located in the building of the former Rudolf barracks
Agency overview
Formed 31 May 1990
Jurisdiction Government of Croatia
Headquarters Republike Austrije 20,
Zagreb, Croatia
Coordinates: 45°48′39″N 15°57′24″E / 45.8108878°N 15.9567779°E / 45.8108878; 15.9567779
Employees 285 (2015)[2]
Annual budget Increase[3] HRK 974 million (2015)[4]
Minister responsible
Website www.mzopu.hr

The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i energetike) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of environmental protection.

Under the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) governments the sector of Environmental and Nature Protection was always part of the Ministry of Construction and Spatial Planning, while in the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP) governments the sector split off and was given a separate ministry.

The government agencies in the jurisdiction of the Ministry have included:[5]

  • Environmental Protection Agency (Croatian: Agencija za zaštitu okoliša)
  • Agency for Real Estate Brokerage (Agencija za pravni promet i posredovanje nekretninama)
  • State Geodetic Administration (Državna geodetska uprava)
  • Croatian Geodetic Institute (Hrvatski geodetski institut)

List of ministers[edit]

Minister Party Term start Term end Days
in office
Božo Kovačević [nb 1] HSLS 27 January 2000 18 July 2003 1,268
Ivo Banac [nb 1] LS 18 July 2003 23 December 2003 158
Mirela Holy SDP 23 December 2011 7 June 2012 167
Hrvoje Dokoza (acting) SDP 7 June 2012 13 June 2012 6
Mihael Zmajlović SDP 13 June 2012 22 January 2016 1,318
Slaven Dobrović [nb 2] Most 22 January 2016 Incumbent 455

Notes[edit]

nb 1.  ^ Served as Minister of Environmental Protection and Physical Planning
nb 2.  ^ Served as Minister of Environmental and Nature Protection from 22 January until 19 October 2016

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