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Act No. 49/2002 Z.z. of 19 December 2001 on the protection of monuments and historic sites, as amended by Act No. 479/2005 Z.z. and Act No. 208/2009 Z.z.
The establishment, organisation and competence of the Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic and the regional monuments boards
(1) The Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic (section 3) and regional Monuments Boards shall perform specialised stated administration activities for the protection of monuments and historic sites.
(2) The Monuments Board is a legal entity with its principal premises in Bratislava. The Monuments Board is a state budgetary organisation 8) linked financially to the budget of the Ministry. It shall have the competence to set pay and material conditions for the regional Monuments Boards and shall be the employer of the employees in the regional Monuments Boards.
(3) The competence of the Monuments Board in the state administration activities set out in this act shall cover the whole territory of the Slovak Republic.
(4) The Monuments Board shall be directed by a director general, who shall be responsible for its activities. The director general shall be appointed and recalled by the Minister after consultation with the Monuments Council.
(5) The Regional Monuments Boards shall perform state administration activities within their territory, which are identical with the territory of the administrative region.
(6) The Regional Monuments Boards shall act and decide on matters of administration law independently.
(7) Each Regional Monuments Board shall be directed by a director, who shall be responsible for its activities. The director shall be appointed and recalled by the director general of the Monuments Board.
(8) The Monuments Board and the Regional Monuments Boards shall perform state supervision activities as set out in this act and its implementing regulations, supervision of compliance with decisions that have come into force in its area of competence and rulings on the remedying of deficiencies.