Saxon State Ministry of the Interior
Saxon State Ministry of the Interior
|position||Supreme state authority|
|Authority management||Roland Wöller ( CDU ), Minister of State|
|Budget volume||1.90 billion euros (2016)|
The Saxon State Ministry of the Interior ( SMI ), as the Ministry of the Interior, is a supreme state authority of the Free State of Saxony with its seat in the state capital Dresden . It has existed since its re-establishment in autumn 1990. Roland Wöller ( CDU ) has held the office of State Minister since December 18, 2017 , and Thomas Rechentin has been the head of office since December 20, 2019 .
- Department 1: Central Affairs
- Department 2: Law and Local Affairs
- Department 3: Public Safety and Order, State Police Headquarters
- Department 4: Regional Development, Surveying, Sports
- Department 5: Urban Development, Construction and Housing
- Department 6: IT and e-government in state administration
Subordinate business area
The following authorities are subordinate:
General State Authority:
Upper special state authorities:
- University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration and Administration of Justice in Meißen , advanced training center of the Free State of Saxony
- Saxon State Archives
- State Statistical Office
- State Office for the Protection of the Constitution
- the five police departments
- Presidium of the riot police
- State Criminal Police Office
- Police Administration Office
- University of the Saxon Police (FH)
- State fire brigade and disaster control school
- State enterprise geobase information and surveying Saxony
- State Office for Monument Preservation
- State enterprise Saxon IT services
Responsibilities of the Ministry
The Saxon State Ministry of the Interior is responsible for the national territory and for the subdivision ( regional directorate , districts ) of Saxony. It organizes elections and votes. It is also responsible for the Saxon officials. It controls the general civil service law and human resources for the general administrative service including the training and further education of civil servants. It is responsible for the legal supervision of the state and municipal administration or municipal area reforms .
The ministry regulates open property issues . It drives general administrative reforms . Another area of responsibility lies in ensuring public safety and order , particularly through the police , fire services and disaster control . It is also responsible for the protection of the constitution .
The Ministry of the Interior's areas of activity are state liability and recourse law, construction, housing and settlement including building supervision, the coordination of housing benefits and housing privatization, monument protection and preservation, surveying , data protection , statistics and archiving .
The Ministry is (alongside the Saxon State Chancellery and the Saxon State Ministry of Justice and for Europe) a member of the standards examination committee. It also deals with matters relating to citizenship law and displaced persons as well as matters and law of foreigners.
An Interior Ministry existed from 1831 until the dissolution of Saxony 1952. The ministers were of its predecessor:
- Budget 2015/2016. (PDF; 2.3 MB ) Master plan, budget law, master plans, overviews of budget plans. (No longer available online.) In: finanzen.sachsen.de. Saxon State Ministry of Finance (SMF), p. 19 , archived from the original on February 23, 2016 ; accessed on February 24, 2016 .
- Mittweida receives over 5 million euros for his project. Retrieved December 16, 2019 .
- Organization chart of the State Ministry of the Interior. (PDF; 113 kB ) (No longer available online.) In: smi.sachsen.de. Saxon State Ministry of the Interior, January 1, 2016, archived from the original on February 24, 2016 ; accessed on February 24, 2016 .