Intelligence Agency (Croatia)

Intelligence Agency
Obavještajna agencija
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Agency overview
Formed 2002
Dissolved 2006
Jurisdiction Croatia
Headquarters Zagreb, Croatia

The Intelligence Agency (Croatian: Obavještajna agencija or OA) was former croatian intelligence service, formed by the Security Services of the Republic of Croatia Law (Zakon o sigurnosnim službama Republike Hrvatske) which came into force on April 1, 2002. In summer 2006 Intelligence Agency together with Counterintelligence Agency (Protuobavještajna agencija or POA) were merged into the newly established Sigurnosno-obavještajna agencija (Security and Intelligence Agency or SOA).



Its primary duties are stated in Chapter III., Paragraph a), Article 7, Subsection (1) of the aforementioned law and translate into English as follows:

(1) The Intelligence Agency (OA) will, through its actions abroad, gather, analyze, process and evaluate information of political, economical, security and military nature in relation to foreign countries, international government and non-government organizations, political, military and economic alliances, groups and individuals, especially all those with the intention, the possibility, or those believed to be plotting plans and covert actions to jeopardize (Croatian) national security.


  • Damir Lončarić
  • Veselko Grubišić

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