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Public Order

Public Order covers the general maintenance of public order and matters concerning foreign nationals.

The general maintenance of public order includes

matters concerning weapons
matters concerning explosives
matters concerning hunting and fishing

general administrative law with the related legal and substantive supervision of cities and municipalities in the district and commercial law and

brokerage matters

and combating undeclared work.

Another remit that falls within the maintenance of public order is providing legal support to foreign citizens. The department for foreign affairs and matters of civil status and nationality

· issues foreign and permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits
· issues temporary permission to remain to asylum-seekers
· enforces deportations

is a contact point for EU citizens, approves naturalisation applications, issues proof of citizenship.