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Act on Amendments to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act published

On April 24, 2020, the Act on Amendments to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act was published (Official Gazette, No. 50/2020).

The Act on Amendments to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Act was adopted in Croatian Parliament on 16 April 2020. In this way, amendments to the NSDI Act (OG 56/13, 52/18) were implemented, and the Act was harmonized with the INSPIRE Directive, which was amended with entry into force 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, 2004/35/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.

Changes have been made to the composition of the NSDI Council to make it work more effectively. As regards reporting by Member States to the European Commission, the jurisdictions of the National Contact Point have been changed. Also, the Act is harmonized with the State Information Infrastructure Act in the field of data exchange betweeen subjects of NSDI.