The Chairman represents the region externally, acting as authorised representative with regard to labour and other relations. Also, the Chairman makes decisions on issues where, by the law, the Self-Governing Region as a public administration body, is authorised to decide on duties and obligations of legal entities and individuals. This is not the case in issues where the organisational unit of the Office stipulated in the Office Organisational Code, takes decisions, following the Chairman’s proposal.
The Division of Foreign Affairs, the Protocol and European Affairs
The Department of Foreign Affairs, the Protocol and European Affairs, including it’s Office in Brussels, undertake tasks related to the foreign relations of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region and its bodies, European affairs and regional co-operation amongst the EU member states and other regions and deals with issues related to the protocol.