A minister may have one or more state secretaries, who are appointed at the proposal of the Prime Minister by the Government of the Republic of Croatia.
A state secretary is accountable to the relevant minister and the Government.
A state secretary implements the established Government policy in one or more administrative areas under their competence, in accordance with the instructions of the relevant minister.
State Secretaries appointed to the Ministry of Justice and Public Administration are:
- Mr Juro Martinović
- Mr Sanjin Rukavina
- Ms Vedrana Šimundža-Nikolić