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  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Act of 17 April 2018 on parliamentary supervision. (Zakonom o parlamentarnom nadzoru) - Sluzbeni glasnik

    Adoption: 2018-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 2018-04-27 | BIH-2018-L-109236

    Determines supervision over all budgetary and non-budgetary institutions, specifies supervision of the presidency, constitutional court, Ombudsmen as exclusively for financial matters, and regulates authority of the parliamentary body in charge of supervision, reporting and sanctions.

  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Act of 18 May 2009 on Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Text No. 252). (Zakon o Sudu Bosne i Hercegovine) - Text in Bosnian

    Adoption: 2009-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-22 | BIH-2009-L-84179

    Contains provisions on the court's functions, authority as defined by the Penal Code, and composition.

  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Statute of the Brcko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina. - Statute on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-05 | BIH-2007-C-84886

    Contains general provisions concerning the Brcko District, including fundamental principles, name and seat, flag and coat of arms, seal and oath, legal personality, alphabets and languages, military forces. Also includes provisions on fundamental rights and obligations of citizens (article 13), freedom of association (article 14), and education (article 15)-

  4. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Amendments CVI-CVIII to the Constitution of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Text No. 872).

    Adoption: 2005-12 | Date of entry into force: 2005-12-14 | BIH-2005-C-73119

    Amends Sections III and IV.

  5. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Annex 4 of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina). (Ustav Bosne i Hercegovine) - Constitution on-line Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 1994-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-14 | BIH-1994-C-56766

    Establishes Bosnia and Herzegovina as a democratic state, operating under the rule of the law and having free and fair democratic elections. Grants citizens all of the rights and freedoms set forth in the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and its Protocols, giving them priority over all other law.

  6. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina of 30 March 1994. - Constitution as amended up to 2003 Constitution (as amended)

    Adoption: 1994-03-30 | BIH-1994-C-38713

    Consists of IX Parts and an Annex. Part I provides for the establishment of the Federation. Part II deals with human rights and fundamental freedoms which include, inter alia, the right to life; the right to equality before the law; and the right to freedom from discrimination based on race, colour, sex, language, religion or creed, political or other opinions, and national or social origin. Guarantees the right to freedom of association, privacy, asylum, social protection and health. Provides for the appointment of three ombudsmen: one Bosniac, one Croat and one other. The ombudsmen shall protect human dignity, rights and liberties as provided in the Constitution, and in particular shall act to reverse the consequences of violations of these rights and liberties and especially of ethnic cleansing. Part III regulates the division of responsibilities between the Federation Government and the Cantons. Parts IV, V and VI provide for the structure of the Federation Government, Cantonal Governments and Municipal Governments. Part VII regulates international relations. The Annex contains human rights instruments to be incorporated into the Federation Constitution.

  7. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Republika Srpska. (Ustav Republike Srpske) - English translation (consolidation) Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992 | BIH-1992-C-62457

    Divided into 12 parts. Part I contains basic provisions. Part II provides for human rights and freedoms. Establishes that citizens of Republic shall be equal in their freedoms, rights and duties; that they shall be equal before the law and that they shall enjoy equal legal protection irrespective of their race, sex, language, national origin, religion, social origin, birth, education, property status, political and other beliefs, social status and other personal attributes. Part III provides for economic and social order, Part IV for rights and duties of Republic, Part V for organization of Republic, Part VI for territorial organization, Part VII for defence, Part VIII for constitutionality and legality, Part IX for constitutional court, and Part X for court's and public prosecutor's offices. Part XI regulates amending of Constitution, and Part XII contains final provisions.

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