With the Inland Waterway Ports Act, the Government of the Republic of Croatia founded the Port Authority in Slavonski Brod as a public institution in charge of management and development of ports and piers on the river of Sava from 207-467 rkm. The Port Slavonski Brod was declared a very important port for the Republic of Croatia.
The Government of the Republic of Croatia has with its Directive on determination of the port area of the Port Authority Slavonski Brod declared the port area of the Port Authority Slavonski Brod open for public transportation.
The Act on Navigation and Inland Waters Harbours determined the Port Authority Slavonski Brod as the public institution for management of ports and piers in the area of local jurisdiction of the Port Administration office Slavonski Brod. Within performance of its activities, it will ensure constant and non-disturbed port traffic and control over trade companies that perform various port activities.