With respect to Slovak Republic accession to EU, some obligations on giving information and reports to EC arised for Slovakia, in accordance with requirements as defined in legislative rules of EU. Accession of Slovakia to EU and transposition and implementation of legislative rules of EU led into the requirement to submit reports on its implementation (reporting).
The aims of environmental reporting are:
- control of correspondence between national legislation of Member State and EU legislative regulations,
- assessment of Member State environmental policy effectiveness,
- assessment of the status and changes of environment components and development of problems arised in environment.
Reporting is not just Member States´ obligation, but also a tool used by EC to control and assess the status and extent of EU legislation implementation on national level of each Member State.