Legal Foundations

Legal Foundations

The social concerns to the geoscientific research find expression in the legislation and form the legal framework for the areas of responsibility ot the Geologcial Survey of Austria.

"Teilrechtsfähigkeit (TRF)"

With the change of the Federal Law Gazette Act No 663/1989 from 12th December 1989, the Geological Survey was transferred to a limited legal personality.

Supervisory Board

The advisory boards for the Geological Survey monitor the objectives and strategy of the survey and approve the business plan, in which the work of the survey is fixed for four years.