County Sports Associations

"Within their scope, sports communities harmonise the activities of their members, promote sports in accordance with the National Sports Programme, especially sports for children, youths, students and disabled persons, unify and harmonise sports programmes, propose sports programmes which meet the needs of the public and participate in their implementation, look after the well-being of categorised athletes, use their acts to determine the scope and method of realizing their rights and participate in the creation of the conditions for their preparation for the Olympic Games; world and European championships and other large international competitions, participate in the achievement of the programme of the Croatian Olympic Committee or that of the Croatian Paralympic Committee or the Croatian Deaf Sports Association, promote expert work in sports and participate in maintaining public sports facilities."
(Sports Act, article 48. paragraph 3.)