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Croatian Parliament adopted Proposal of the Act on Amendments to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act

At its 16th session, held on 21 February 2020, the Croatian Parliament unanimously adopted the Proposal of the Act on Amendments to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act by 88 votes in favor at its first reading.

The Government of the Republic of Croatia on 30 January 2020 submitted the Proposal of the Act on Amendments to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act to the Croatian Parliament. After the debate on 12 February 2020, the Croatian Parliament voted on the Proposal.

Based on the Proposal of the Act, National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act is being harmonized with the INSPIRE Directive, which has been amended with the entry into force of the Regulation (EU) 2019/1010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the alignment of reporting obligations in the field of legislation related to the environment, and amending Regulations (EC) No 166/2006 and (EU) No 995/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directives 2002/49/EC, 2007/2/EC, 2009/147/EC and 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Regulations (EC) No 338/97 and (EC) No 2173/2005, and Council Directive 86/278/EEC.
 
Also, the provisions of the Act are amended in the part related to the composition of the NSDI Council in order to achieve more efficient work of the Council and the Act is harmonized with the State Information Infrastructure Act regarding the exchange of data between NSDI subjects.