Birth of a law
What are the mandatary elements of the rationale of a bill?
Rationale of a bill must include: constitutional/legal grounds for adoption; reasons for the adoption; explanation of the main legal institutes and individual solutions; estimated amount of funds needed for the implementation of the law, including the sources of funding; a general interest that validates retroactive implementation, if the bill contains provisions that should be implemented retroactively; reasons for adoption by use of urgent procedure, if such a procedure is proposed; reasons why it is proposed that the law come into effect before the eighth day from the day it is published in ,”The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”; a list of provisions of the current regulation that are being changed/amended.
The bill must be accompanied by a statement that the bill has been harmonized with the European Union acquis, or that there is no obligation to harmonize, or that it is not possible to harmonize the law with the European Union acquis; as well as a table on the harmonization of the bill with the European Union acquis.
Choose a quetsion from the Birth of a law
- What is a law?
- Why are laws adopted?
- Which acts regulate the birth of a law?
- Who can propose a law?
- What is a draft law?
- What does a bill look like?
- What are the mandatory elements of the rationale of a bill?
- What are the optional elements of the rationale of a bill?
- To whom is a bill submitted?
- What happens if a bill is not prepared in accordance with the Rules of Procedure?
- When is a bill included in the agenda of National Assmbly session?
- Which National Assembly committees review a bill?
- What is a public hearing?
- What is an amendment?
- Why is an amendment submitted?
- What is a discussion in principle?
- What is a discussion in detail?
- Does the proposer have the right to withdraw a bill from procedure?
- What is the Voting Day?
- How many does the National Assembly make decisions?
- What is urgent procedure?
- What are the specifics of the urgent procedure?
- How is a law promulgated?
- Can the President of the Republic refuse to promulgate a law?
- Who promulgates the law if the President of the Republic neither issues a decree on promulgation nor demands a second vote on the law?
- Is the adopted law published?
- When does a law come into effect?
- Can a law be implemented retroactively?
- Who executes the laws?
- What happens if it is suspected that a law does not comply with the Constitution?
- What happens if the Constitutional Court finds that a law does not comply with the Constitution?
- When does the effect of a law cease?