In accordance with the Act on the City of Zagreb, the Mayor has two Deputy Mayors. The election of Deputy Mayors and the Mayor is foreseen by the provisions of the Local Elections Act. If prevented or absent for a longer period, the Mayor is replaced by a Deputy Mayor who performs his/her duties. The Mayor shall determine in advance which Deputy Mayor shall replace him/her. The Mayor may entrust the performance of certain activities to his/her Deputy Mayor, who is obliged to perform them in accordance with the Mayor’s instructions.  By entrusting the activities to the Deputy Mayor, the Mayor does not cease to be responsible for their performance.