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.



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thursday, 28 january
  • 10.00 - continuation of the First Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 12th Legislature (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)

  • 10.00 - presentation of the poll on: Serbian citizens’ attitude toward the US (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Small Hall)

  • 10.30 - National Assembly Speaker Ivica Dacic addresses the gathering on the 140th anniversary of Serbia – US diplomatic relations (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Small Hall)

  • 12.00 - sitting of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 12.00 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 13.45 - 12th meeting of the EU - Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee (SAPC) (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 16.00 - institute of parliamentary questions on the last Thursday of the month (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)

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