National Environment Agency (Agjencia Kombëtare e Mjedisit) (NEA) (Albania)
The National Environment Agency (NEA) was established as a restructuring of the Environment and Forestry Agency in support of Law No. 10431, dated 09.06.2011 “On Environmental Protection” and DCM No. 47, dated 29.01.2014 “On Determination of the Rules on the Organization and Functioning of the National Environment Agency and Regional Environmental Agencies ". The National Environment Agency is a central public institution under the Minister, which exercises its jurisdiction throughout the territory of the Republic of Albania, through the KTA head office and regional branches in the regions, which are the Regional Environmental Directorates. In support of Prime Minister Order No.55 dated 13.02.2014, the structure and the staffing of the National Environment Agency and the Regional Environmental Departments, which are under the authority of the KTA, have been approved.
The National Environment Agency is financed by the State Budget and its own resources and has independence in decision-making and performing its functions provided by law. The National Environment Agency is headquartered in Tirana and has its own seal.
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