The airport authority is held responsible for the overall airport operation, the observance of control procedures and compliance with international standards and regulations, as well as for supervising action aimed to protect the airport from unlawful interference.
The basic legislation governing safety and security at airports:
- The Act of 22 August 1997 on Protection of Persons and Property (Journal of Laws of 1997, No. 114, item 740 as amended);
- The Act of 12 October 1990 on Guarding the State Border (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 226, item 1944 as amended);
- The Act of 12 October 1990 on Border Guards (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 234, item 1997 as amended);
- The Act of 26 April 2007 on Emergency Management (Journal of Laws of 2007, No. 89, item 590 as amended);
- The Act of 3 July 2002 Aviation Law (Journal of Laws of 2006, No. 100, item 696 as amended);
- Regulation of the Council of Ministers of 19 June 2007 on the National Civil Aviation Security Programme Implementing the Aviation Security Rules (Journal of Laws of 2007, No. 116, item 803);
- Decree No. 5 of the President of the Civil Aviation Authority of 9 August 2007 on the list of prohibited items in the airport restricted area and in hand and checked baggage (Official Journal of the CAA, 01/10/2007, No. 5 );
- Regulation of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of 22 September 2005 on the forms of security control carried out within the territorial range of the border crossing and in the means of international transport by the Border Guards (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 197, item 1642);
- Regulation of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of 17 November 1998 on internal security service.