19 December 2019 The Security Services Control Committee in supervisory visit to the Military Intelligence Agency
Thursday, 19 December 2019
Security Services Control Committee in Supervisory Visit to Military Intelligence Agency
In line with the Committee’s 2019 Activity Plan, the members of the Security Services Control Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia conducted a supervisory visit to the Military Intelligence Agency.
In line with its duties, the Committee delegation supervised the legality of the Military Intelligence Agency’s work and using random sample method realized direct insight into documentation concerning the implementation of special procedures and measures for the covert gathering of data in the purview of the Military Intelligence Agency. The Committee delegation ascertained that in the reviewed cases the Military Intelligence Agency acted in accordance with its duty and in line with lawful procedures.
The Committee delegation was briefed on the activities employed by the Military Intelligence Agency to gather, analyse, assess, protect and submit data and information on potential and real threats to the security of the Republic of Serbia. The delegation members also considered the efficiency and timeliness of the submission of data and information garnered by the Military Intelligence Agency which lie in the purview of other security agencies or the police. The Committee delegation ascertained that the Military Intelligence Agency monitors the security situation and reacts in accordance with its duty as defined by law. The Military Intelligence Agency personnel’s work received positive marks and the personnel was offered full support in its further engagement on the realisation of key tasks.
The supervisory visit to the Military Intelligence Agency completes the cycle of supervisory visits to security services’ headquarters and the Committee will continue to actively supervise the security services’ work in the upcoming period, so as to boost their efficiency.