25 May 2021  13th Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021

25 May 2021 13th Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

13th Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021

The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic convened the 13th Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021, for Tuesday, 25 May 2021, starting at 10 am.


Before adopting the agenda, the heads i.e. authorised representatives of the parliamentary groups, MPs Samir Tandir, Zivota Starcevic, Rozalia Okresz, Djordje Milicevic and Miodrag Linta, requested information and explanations in line with article 287 of the National Assembly Rules of Procedure.

The National Assembly proceeded to adopt the following agenda:

  1. Bill amending and modifying the Excise Tax Law, submitted by the Government,
  2. Bill amending and modifying the Identity Card Law, submitted by the Government, and
  3. Bill on Protection of Trade Secrets, submitted by the Government.
The National Assembly accepted the proposal of MP Dr Aleksandar Martinovic to complete a joint debate in principle on items 1 and 2 on the agenda.

The National Assembly then commenced the debate in principle on the first two items on the agenda - Bill amending and modifying the Excise Tax Law and the Bill amending and modifying the Identity Card Law, presented by Minister of Finance Sinisa Mali.

By the end of the day the National Assembly concluded the joint debate in principle on items 1 and 2 on the agenda.

On the second day of the proceedings, 26 May 2021, the National Assembly commenced a debate in principle on item 3 on the agenda – the Bill on Protection of Trade Secrets, presented by Minister of Economy Andjelka Atanaskovic.

In the course of the workday, at the proposal of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues, the National Assembly noted the termination of the term of office of MP Jelica Sretenovic before the expiry of the term she was elected for, on the day she tendered her resignation.

For the remainder of the day the National Assembly conducted and concluded the debate on the Bill on Protection of Trade Secrets.

On the third day of the proceedings, 27 May 2021, before moving on to the agenda, the heads i.e. authorised representatives of the parliamentary groups, MPs Milija Miletic, Marija Jevdjic, Dr Nina Pavicevic, Natasa Mihailovic Vacic and Nebojsa Bakarec, requested information and explanations in line with article 287 of the National Assembly Rules of Procedure.

Based on the Decision of the Republic Electoral Commission and the Report of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues, pursuant to Article 27 paragraph 5 of the Law on Election of MPs, the National Assembly noted the verification of the term of office of MP Radovan Arezina, elected from the IVICA DACIC – “Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), United Serbia (JS) – Dragan Markovic Palma” Electoral List, after which the new MP took the oath of office.

The National Assembly then completed a debate in detail on the Bill amending and modifying the Identity Card Law.

As the National Assembly had completed the debate on all the items on the agenda, the Chair, National Assembly Deputy Speaker MarijaJevdjic set Thursday, 27 May 2021, as Voting Day on all the items on the agenda of the 13th Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021, starting at 7.05 pm, after the part of the sitting reserved for parliamentary questions, between 4 and 7 pm, pursuant to Article 205, paragraph 1 of the National Assembly Rules of Procedure.

Voting Day

On Voting Day, 27 May 2021, the National Assembly adopted the Bill amending and modifying the Excise Tax Law, Bill amending and modifying the Identity Card Law, submitted by the Government, and the Bill on Protection of Trade Secrets, submitted by the Government.

As the National Assembly had completed the debate on all the items on the agenda and ruled on them, National Assembly Speaker Ivica Dacic concluded the 13th Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021, followed by the national anthem of the Republic of Serbia performed by ensemble “Nocturne”, closing the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2021.



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monday, 25 october
  • 9.00 - sitting of the Committee on the Economy, Regional Development, Trade, Tourism and Energy (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 9.00 - sitting of the Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Committee (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 10.00 - sitting of the Committee on Finance, State Budget and Control of Public Spending (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Small Hall)

  • 13.00 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 1)

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