29 July 2014 Seventh Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2014

29 July 2014 Seventh Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2014

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Seventh Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2014

At the request of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, National Assembly Speaker Maja Gojkovic convened the Seventh Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2014, for Tuesday, 29 July 2014, starting at 10 am.


The request to hold the Seventh Extraordinary Session sets an agenda containing six items:

1. Bill on Privatisation, submitted by the Government,
2. Bill amending and modifying the Law on Bankruptcy, submitted by the Government,
3. Bill amending and modifying the Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Business Registers Agency, submitted by the Government,
4. Bill on Public Information and Media, submitted by the Government,
5. Bill on Electronic Media, submitted by the Government and
6. Bill on Public Media Services, submitted by the Government.

Before moving on to the agenda, the heads i.e. authorised representatives of the parliamentary groups, MPs Olgica Batic, Riza Halimi, Nada Lazic, Dubravka Filipovski, Gordana Comic and Dr Slobodan Gvozdenovic, requested information and explanations in line with article 287 of the National Assembly Rules of Procedure.

The National Assembly accepted the proposal of MP Katarina Rakic to complete a joint debate in principle on the Bill on Privatisation, Bill amending and modifying the Law on Bankruptcy and the Bill amending and modifying the Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Business Registers Agency, as well as a joint debate in principle on the Bill on Public Information and Media, Bill on Electronic Media and the Bill on Public Media Services.

The National Assembly proceeded to commence the joint debate in principle on items 1, 2 and 3 on the agenda, elaborated by Minister of Economy Dr Dusan Vujovic.

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 Miljana Zindovic, before the expiry of the term she was elected for, on the day she tendered her resignation.

The National Assembly conducted and, by the end of the day, concluded the joint debate in principle on items 1, 2 and 3 on the agenda i.e. the Bill on Privatisation, Bill amending and modifying the Law on Bankruptcy and the Bill amending and modifying the Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Business Registers Agency.

On the second day of the proceedings, 30 July, the National Assembly commenced the joint debate in principle on the Bill on Public Information and Media, Bill on Electronic Media and the Bill on Public Media Services.

The Bills were elaborated, on the behalf of the submitter, by Minister of Culture and Media Ivan Tasovac.

The National Assembly conducted and concluded the joint debate in principle on items 4, 5 and 6 on the agenda before recess.
On the third day of the proceedings, 31 July, the National Assembly commenced a debate in detail on the Bill on Privatisation.

Before moving on to the agenda, the heads i.e. authorised representatives of the parliamentary groups, MPs Muamer Bacevac, Marko Djurisic, Jelena Mijatovic, Riza Halimi and Jovana Jovanovic, 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 at the proposal of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues, the National Assembly noted the verification of the terms of office of MPs Gordana Topic and Djordje Cabarkapa, elected from the IVICA DACIC – “Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), Party of United Pensioners of Serbia (PUPS), United Serbia (US)” electoral list. The newly-elected MPs then proceeded to take the oath of office.

Following the recess, after the Government members have answered parliamentary questions between 4 and 7 pm, the National Assembly continued and concluded the debate in detail on the Bill on Privatisation. The National Assembly then went on to complete a debate in detail on the Bill amending and modifying the Law on Bankruptcy.

On the fourth day of the proceedings, 1 August, the National Assembly commenced a debate in detail on the Bill on Public Information and Media.

Having completed the debate in detail on the Bill on Public Information and Media, the National Assembly went on to commence and complete a debate in detail on the Bill on Electronic Media and the Bill on Public Media Services.

As the National Assembly had concluded the debate on all the items on the agenda, National Assembly Deputy Speaker MA Igor Becic set Saturday, 2 August 2014, as Voting Day on all the items on the agenda for the Seventh Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2014, starting at 9 am.

Voting Day

On Voting Day, 2 August, the National Assembly passed, by a majority vote, the Bill on Privatisation, Bill amending and modifying the Law on Bankruptcy and the Bill amending and modifying the Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Business Registers Agency.

On Voting Day, the National Assembly also passed the Bill on Public Information and Media, Bill on Electronic Media and the Bill on Public Media Services.

On Voting Day, the National Assembly also ruled on the violations of the Rules of Procedure the MPs complained of in the course of the session and decided that none of the provisions of the Rules of Procedure had been violated.

As the National Assembly had completed the debate on all the items on the agenda and ruled on them, National Assembly Speaker Maja Gojkovic concluded the Seventh Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2014.




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