The headquarters of NAPANT is an organisational part of the State Nature Protection of the Slovak Republic /ŠOP SR- original name is Štátna ochrana prírody Slovenskej republiky/. The institute is a field organisation with the state force whose activities are aimed at ensuring field acts for the implementation of state administration on nature protection and landscape according to the regulation on nature protection and landscape.
The activities of the institute within nature protection and landscape are divided into the following sections:
a) General and particular nature protection and landscape
b) General and particular biodiversity protection of plants and animals
c) Particular biodiversity protection of minerals and fossils
d) Wood protection
e) Environmental education, teaching and promotion
f) Monitoring and informing
The basic aim of the institute is a direct implementation of nature protection and landscape within the set territorial force.
A list of basic and conceptual tasks contains a plan of major tasks. The plan of major tasks of the institute includes the list and time schedule of the tasks with a person in charge. It is designed by a headmaster of a particular outlet according to the plan of major tasks.