30 September 2013 Participants of the public hearing

30 September 2013 Participants of the public hearing

Monday, 30 September 2013

Public Hearing Held on Environmental Protection as an Interdepartmental Matter, Regulation Implementation Control Procedures and Oversight Over Processing of Penalties Issued

Today, the National Assembly House hosted the third public hearing organised by the Environmental Protection Committee, with the topic Environmental protection as an interdepartmental matter, regulation implementation control procedures and oversight over the processing of penalties issued.

The public hearing was attended by MPs, representatives of the executive and the European Integration Office.

State Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection Dejan Novakovic presented the Ministry’s basic duties and the activities of its working groups and announced the introduction of a budgetary environmental protection fund. He also spoke about the introduction of new environmental protection fees and the potential use of waste products in the building industry.

Assistant Minister of Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning Slobodan Erdeljan briefed the officials on the Ministry’s activities and its cooperation with the other ministries.

Tisa Causevic of the European Integration Office presented the European Union’s environmental policy, its basic duties and goals.

Leposava Sojic of the Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection spoke about the regulation implementation control procedures, explaining how the inspectors operate and process complaints, adding that inspectorial control is regulated by 329 laws and by-laws.

MPs Gordana Comic, Srdjan Milivojevic, Aleksandra Tomic and Srdjan Sajn, asked the representatives of the executive about the enforcement of environmental protection laws, introduction of new fees, environmental accident reporting system, drafting of the Waste Management Strategy, operation of recycling centres and planned legislative activity in the sphere.

In the conclusion, Environmental Protection Committee Chairperson Milica Vojic Markovic emphasised the importance of interdepartmental cooperation, stressing that the citizens should take a more active part in the control of the implementation of relevant laws.

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