Tuesday, 17 June 2003

Ninth Extraordinary Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2003

The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Natasa Micic, convened the Ninth Extraordinary Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2003 for 12 noon on Tuesday 17 June 2003.The following agenda was put forward in the request made by the Government of the Republic of Serbia for the holding of the sitting:1. Motion for the election of a member of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;2. Bill Modifying the Act on the Organisation of State Bodies in Combating Organised Crime, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;3. Bill Amending the Penal Code of the Republic of Serbia, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;4. Bill on the Prevention of Violence and Improper Behaviour at Sports Events, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;5. Bill on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Proceedings against Perpetrators of War Crimes, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;6. Bill on the Action Plan for the Harmonisation of Economic Systems of Member States of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro Designed to Prevent and Dismantle Obstacles to the Free Movement of People, Goods, Services and Capital, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia.


The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Natasa Micic, convened the Ninth Extraordinary Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2003 for 12 noon on Tuesday 17 June 2003.

The following agenda was put forward in the request made by the Government of the Republic of Serbia for the holding of the sitting:

1. Motion for the election of a member of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;
2. Bill Modifying the Act on the Organisation of State Bodies in Combating Organised Crime, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;
3. Bill Amending the Penal Code of the Republic of Serbia, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;
4. Bill on the Prevention of Violence and Improper Behaviour at Sports Events, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;
5. Bill on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Proceedings against Perpetrators of War Crimes, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia;
6. Bill on the Action Plan for the Harmonisation of Economic Systems of Member States of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro Designed to Prevent and Dismantle Obstacles to the Free Movement of People, Goods, Services and Capital, submitted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia.

At the beginning of the debate on the Motion for the election of a member of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the Serbian Prime Minister, Zoran Zivkovic, presented arguments why Dr Stojan Jevtic should be elected Minister of Agriculture.

Debate on the Motion was held until the end of the working day.

On the second day of work (18 June), after debate concluded, Natasa Micic set Thursday 26 June as Voting Day on the motion for the election of the Minister of Agriculture.

When work resumed, joint debate in principle was held on the Bill Modifying the Act on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Combating Organised Crime, the Bill Amending the Penal Code of the Republic of Serbia and the Bill on the Prevention of Violence and Improper Behaviour at Sports Events.

On the third day of the session (19 June), the National Assembly concluded joint debate in principle on the three Bills and commenced to debate the particulars of the Bill Modifying the Act on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Combating Organised Crime.

On the fourth day of work (24 June), the National Assembly concluded debating the particulars of the Bill on the Prevention of Violence and Improper Behaviour at Sports Events.

The Deputies then went on to discuss in principle the Bill on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Proceedings Against Perpetrators of War Crimes.

On the fifth day of the sitting (25 June), the Deputies concluded debate in principle and commenced to debate amendments submitted to the Bill on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Proceedings Against Perpetrators of War Crimes.

On the sixth day of the session, on Tuesday 1 July, the National Assembly concluded debate on the particulars of the Bill on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Proceedings Against Perpetrators of War Crimes, and went on to debate the particulars of the Bill on the Action Plan for the Harmonisation of Economic Systems of Member States of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro Designed to Prevent and Dismantle Obstacles to the Free Movement of People, Goods, Services and Capital.

In the afternoon part of the session, the National Assembly adopted the Proposal for the election of a member of the Government, made by the Prime Minister of the Government of Serbia, and elected Dr Stojan Jevtic Minister of Agriculture and Water Management.

Minister Jevtic then took the oath of office.

The National Assembly adopted as wholes the Bill Modifying the Act on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Combating Organised Crime, the Bill Amending the Penal Code of the Republic of Serbia, the Bill on the Prevention of Violence and Improper Behaviour at Sports Events and the Bill on the Organisation and Competencies of State Bodies in Proceedings Against Perpetrators of War Crimes.

After the National Assembly adopted, as a whole, the Bill on the Action Plan for the Harmonisation of Economic Systems of Member States of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro Designed to Prevent and Dismantle Obstacles to the Free Movement of People, Goods, Services and Capital, Chairperson Natasa Micic concluded the Ninth Extraordinary Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2003.



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