(Title in Slovak - 'Zasobovanie obyvatelstva ako administrativny, ekonomicky, socialny a politicky problem Uradu ministra s plnou mocou pre spravu Slovenska po vzniku Ceskoslovenskej republiky'). The subject of the study is public supply in the first years after formation of the Czechoslovak Republic directed by the government, organized by the ministries and performed by an extensive network of persons. The authoress clarifies the problems of supply in Slovakia, which had to be solved by the Minister Office with Full Power for Administration of Slovakia, during the complex process of the incorporation of the country into the new state. She emphasizes the importance of this activity, which secured the basic necessities of life for the population, energy and raw materials for the production sphere and for the functioning of domestic and foreign trade. It had significant influence on social tension and its possible political results.