Leadership Tasks Associated with the Use of Coercive Means by Professional Disaster Management Bodies
Professional disaster management bodies were granted statutory authorisation on the 1st of January 2017 to take limited coercive measures. Professional disaster management bodies are entities performing primarily state administration tasks, and secondly law enforcement tasks. Fire brigades and from the mid-1990s, professional disaster management bodies have been and are involved in the road inspection of dangerous goods in addition to other entities authorised to inspect under the Act on traffic. The use of coercive means requires special training, to which the obligation of leaders (commanders) correlates: to investigate the use of coercive means.