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  1. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 23 July 2014 to amend and supplement the Act on Infractions (Text No. 836). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o prekršajima) - Sluzbeni list Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2014-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 2014-08-06 | MGO-2014-L-99382

    Amends, inter alia, articles 10, 155 and 161 on infraction procedure, article 23 on prison penalty, articles 26 and 29 on fines, articles 122 and 125 on complaints.

  2. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 22 July 2014 to amend and supplement the Labour Act (Text No. 794). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o radu) - Sluzbeni list Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2014-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-31 | MGO-2014-L-99378

    Amends article 59 on weekly rest, and article 99 on contributions for pension and disability insurances in case of bankruptcy.

  3. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 22 July 2014 to amend and supplement the Act on the Human Rights Ombudsman (Text No. 835). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o zaštitniku/ci ljudskih prava i sloboda) - Sluzbeni list Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2014-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2014-08-06 | MGO-2014-L-99381

    Amends articles 7 and 8 on qualifications of the Ombudsman, articles 9 and 25 on duties, article 51 on administrative service, and other minor amendments.

  4. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 24 September 2013 to amend and supplement the Act on Courts (Text No. 990). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopuni zakona o sudovima) - Sluzbeni List Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2013-09-24 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-09 | MGO-2013-L-95163

    Amends article 31 on qualification for the position of judge, article 9 on election procedure, and articles 114, 116, 117 and 118 on court officials.

  5. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Decision of 31 July 2013 on Amendments I to XVI to the Constitution (Text No. 843). (Odluka o proglasenju amandmana I do XVI na ustav Crne Gore) - Sluzbeni List Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2013-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-02 | MGO-2013-C-95161

    Amendments include criminal sanctions, selection of members of the Supreme Court, Parliament voting procedure, the Court Council, and on the Constitutional Court.

  6. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 30 July 2013 to amend and supplement the Penal Code (Text No. 894). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama krivicnog zakonika) - Sluzbeni list Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2013-07-30 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-20 | MGO-2013-L-95162

    Supplements article 36a on prison, amends article 43 on special circumstances of crime, article 142 on the definition of the victim of crime, supplements article 193a on corruption of state officials, article 211 on crimes against children, article 225 on employment of illegal immigrants, article 266 on illegal business activities, article 281 on misuse of confidential information, article 295 on organ trafficking, article 303 on pollution, article 309 on cruelty against animals, and other minor amendments.

  7. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 19 June 2013 on Prohibiting Illegal Business Activities (Text No. 629). (Zakon o sprjecavanju nelegalnog poslovanja) - Sluzbeni List Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2013-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-23 | MGO-2013-L-95157

    Defines conditions of illegality in business activity, measures to be taken, supervision, and penal provisions.

  8. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 28 December 2012 to supplement the Labour Act (Text No. 1194). (Zakon o dopuni zakona o radu) - Sluzbeni List Crne Gore

    Adoption: 2012-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-07 | MGO-2012-L-92854

    Amends article 146 on conditions of employment in the public sector, and termination of employment.

  9. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 24 November 2011 to amend and supplement the Labour Act (Text No. 1298). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o radu) - Sluzbeni list

    Adoption: 2011-11-24 | Date of entry into force: 2011-12-21 | MGO-2011-L-89492

    Amends article 4 on collective agreements and contract of employment. After article 8 supplements a new article on abuse at workplace. Amends article 11 on parental leave, articles 24, 25, and 26 on duration of contracts, article 43 on temporary work, article 53 on work hours, articles 62 and 63 on weekly rest, articles 68 and 69 on annual leave, article 71 on non-discrimination, article 78 on wages, article 87 on status changes, articles 92, 93 and 94 on redundancy. After article 102 supplements a new article on protection of workers who report corruption, amends articles 110 and 111 on protection of workers with family responsibility. After article 112 supplements a new article on family leave and compensation, and after article 143 a new article on unjustified reasons for termination of work contract. Amends article 172 on penal provisions and infringement by employers, and supplements, after article 174, a new article on deadline for conclusion of a contract for mutual rights.

  10. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 29 July 2011 on financing of political parties (Text No. 23-2/11-7/25 EPA 633). (Zakon o finansiranju politickih partija.) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-07-29 | MGO-2011-L-89355

    Determines the process of obtaining financial means for regular work and election campaigns, and control of this process.

  11. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 29 July 2011 on the Human Rights Ombudsman (Text No. 23-3/11-4 EPA 532). (Zakon o zastitniku/ci ljudskih prava i sloboda Crne Gore) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-07-29 | MGO-2011-L-89356

    Contains provisions on operation, authority, means and process of work for the Ombudsman in protection of human rights guaranteed by the Constituion and international agreements.

  12. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 22 July 2011 to amend and supplement the Act on Infractions (Text No. 23-1/11-8 EPA 621). - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-07-22 | MGO-2011-L-89359

    Contains a number of minor amendments, including article 59 on the length of penal procudure.

  13. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 12 July 2011 on copyright and related rights (Text No. 07-1/11-1/15 EPA 547). (Zakon o autorskom i srodnim pravima) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-07-12 | MGO-2011-L-89371

    Contains provisions on definition of works protected by copyright, defines author and author's rights, limits to copyrigt, right to information, specification of time period for copyright, rights of inheritance and othler related legal rights.

  14. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 22 June 2011 to amend and supplement the Penal Code (Text No. 23-2/11-1/14 EPA 553). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama krivicnog zakonika) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-06-22 | MGO-2011-L-89373

    Contains a number of minor amendments, iter alia, in article 211 on minors, article 276a and b, and articles 423 and 424 on bribes.

  15. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 5 April 2011 on Regional Development (Text No. 22-4/11-1/27 EPA 479). (Zakon o regionalnom razvoju) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-04-05 | MGO-2011-L-89376

    Determines plans and means for regional development, with aims of encouraging development of less-developed regional units, establishes a strategy, determines measures and financing of local operations.

  16. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 17 March 2011 on Foreign Investment (Text No. 01.980/19-10). (Zakon o stranim investicijama) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011-03-17 | MGO-2011-L-89378

    Determines forms of foreign investment, rights and protection of foreign investors, promotion of investment and register.

  17. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 22 July 2011 to amend and supplement the Act on Courts (Text No. 23-1/11-7 EPA 620). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o sudovima) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2011 | MGO-2011-L-89360

    Amends article 18 on prison sentence, supplements article 27a on meetings of the Supreme Court and article 32a on conditions and mandate of the president of the Supreme Court, and amends article 33-33e on work of judges.

  18. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 22 December 2010 on Infractions (Text No. 852/12). (Zakon o prekrsajima) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2010-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2010-12-29 | MGO-2010-L-86153

    Defines infractions and their types, responsibilities, types of sanctions, warning measures, protection measures, rehabilitation, consequences of legal sanctions, register, procedures in case of minors, legal procedure in case of infraction.
    Repeals the Law on Misdemeanors (Official Gazette No. 25/94 and No. 48/99), except the provisions 71, 72 and 81-93. Revokes articles 208-290 of the Customs Law (Official Gazette No. 7/02, 38/02, 72/02, 105/02, 21/03, 29/05 and 66/06 and 21/08).

  19. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 27 July 2010 to amend and supplement the Criminal Procedure Code (Text No. 559/5). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopuni zakona o krivicnom postupku) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2010-07-27 | MGO-2010-L-86173

    Amends articles 24 and 516 on organized crime, corruption and terrorism.

  20. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 23 December 2009 on Army of Montenegro (Text No. 985). (Zakon o vojsci Crne Gore) - Text in Montenegrin

    Adoption: 2009-12-23 | MGO-2009-L-84254

    Contains provisions on organization of the Army, principles of command, military service, rights and obligation of persons during military service, rights and obligations of professional military personnel, and penal provisions.

  21. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 5 August 2009 on agriculture and rural development. (Zakon o poljoprivredi i ruralnom razvoju) - Parliament website

    Adoption: 2009-08-05 | Date of entry into force: 2009-08-21 | MGO-2009-L-84257

    Provides for planning of development of agriculture and rural regions, agrarian policies, organization of producers,
    quality and marking of agricultural products, good practice in agriculture, trade of agricultural products.

  22. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code of 27 July 2009. (Zakonik o krivicnom postupku) - Parliament website

    Adoption: 2009-07-27 | MGO-2009-L-84445

    Contains provisions on legal assistance, court competence, legal proceedings, public prosecutor, burden of proof, witnesses, inquiries, detention, decision-making and implementation.

  23. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 27 July 2009 on Crafts. (Zakon o zanatstvu) - Parliament website

    Adoption: 2009-07-27 | MGO-2009-L-84446

    Specifies types of crafts, work conditions, workings of the Chamber of Crafts, supervision, penal provisions.

  24. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Act 2008. (Zakon o radu) - Act on-line Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-08-23 | MGO-2008-L-80457

    Part I - Basic Provisions
    Part II - Labour Contract
    Part III - Rights and Responsibilities of the Employees
    Part IV - Termination of the Need for Work of the Employees (Redundancy)
    Part V - Protection of Employees in case of Bankruptcy Procedure
    Part VI - Protection of Employees
    Part VII - Protection of Rights of Employees
    Part VIII - Responsibilities of Employees
    Part IX - Termination of Employment
    Part X - Collective Agreements
    Part XI - Organizations of Employees and Employers
    Part XII - Special Types of Labour Contracts
    Part XIII - Workbook
    Part XIV - Supervision
    Part XV - Punitive Provisions
    Part XVI - Transitional and Final Provisions

  25. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act on 14 February 2008 on Banks. - Text in English

    Adoption: 2008-02-14 | MGO-2008-L-81690

    I - General provisions
    II - Granting a license and approval
    III - Corporate governance
    IV - Organizational parts and restructuring
    V - Bank performance
    VI - Accounting, auditing and reporting
    VII - Supervision of banks and other parties
    VIII - Operation of foreign banks in Montenegro
    IX - Micro-credit financial institutions and credit unions and parties involved in credit and guarantee operations
    X - Penalty provisions
    XI - Transitional and final provisions

  26. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Montenegrin Citizenship Act of 14 February 2008. - Text in English

    Adoption: 2008-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2008-03-03 | MGO-2008-L-81691

    Contains provisions regarding conditions for the acquisition, cessation and reacquisition of Montenegrin citizenship, and citizen registration and record keeping.

  27. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 27 December 2007 on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. - Text in English

    Adoption: 2007-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-24 | MGO-2007-L-81684

    Determines conditions for application of international legal aid to include extradition of persons charged with criminal acts, provisions of materials related to criminal procedure etc.

  28. Montenegro - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Montenegro, 2007. (Ustav Crne Gore) - Constitution on-line Constitution on-line in English Constitution on-line Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-19 | MGO-2007-C-78709

    Consists of VIII parts:
    Part I contains basic provisions, establishing Montenegro as an independent state, and includes provisions of state symbols, human rights, citizenship, language, separation of religion from matters of state, relation with other states.
    Part II deals with human rights and their legal protection, including dignity of person, prohibition of death penalty, legal procedures, political rights and liberties, freedom of expression and media, economic, social and cultural rights, right to work, prohibition of forced work, right to strike, social security, protection of consumers, protection of children and right to education, and minority rights.
    Part III contains provisions for government organization, including assembly, president, government, state and local administration, and judicial system.
    Part IV deals with economic organization
    Part V with legality and constitutionality of laws
    Part VI with Constitutional Court of Montenegro
    Part VII with changes of the Constitution
    Part VIII with constitutional law for the passing of Constitution

  29. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of the Republic of Montenegro to amend and supplement the Labour Act.

    Adoption: 2005 | MGO-2005-L-71997

    Amends sections 5, 78, 112, 117, 131, 132 and 154 of the Labour Law relating, inter alia, to workers' and employers' organizations and disabled workers.
    French translation of Sections 1, 2 and 4.

  30. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of October 2004 on witness protection. - English translation English translation

    Adoption: 2004-10 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-01 | YUG-2004-L-74034

    Regulates conditions and procedures for providing out-of-court protection and assistance to a witness.

  31. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code of Montenegro of 2004. - Extracts of the Act

    Adoption: 2004 | MGO-2004-L-71907

    Contains 37 chapters and 488 sections. Deals, inter alia, with categories of offences and crimes, sanctions, cases implying minors, rehabilitation, and amnesty. Chapter 15 concerns crimes against freedom and civil rights, and Chapter 20 crimes against labour rights (sections 224 to 232).

  32. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code, 2004. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | MGO-2004-L-80451

    Sets forth the rules, which are to guarantee that no innocent person be convicted and that a criminal sanction be imposed on a criminal offender under the conditions provided for in the Criminal Code and on the basis of the legally prescribed proceedings.

  33. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act on General Administrative Procedure (No. 01-1093/2). - Act online in English

    Adoption: 2003-10-21 | MGO-2003-L-81501

    Part I - General Provisions
    Part II - First Instance Procedure
    Part III - Legal Remedies
    Part IV - Execution
    Part V - Implementation of the Law, Inspection, Control, and Transitional and Final Provisions.

    As of the date this law comes into effect, the provisions of Article 26 and Chapter "IV Administrative Inspection" and Articles 29-32 of the Law on Inspection Control (Official
    Gazette of the Republic of Montenegro, No. 50/92) shall become invalid.

  34. Montenegro - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 2002 on Courts. - English translation

    Adoption: 2002 | YUG-2002-L-64899

    Regulates, inter alia, the establishment, organisation and jurisdiction of courts, election and dismissal of judges, and financing of courts.

  35. Montenegro - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Montenegro, 1992 [consolidated version].

    Adoption: 1992-10-12 | YUG-1992-C-64428

    Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 contains basic provisions. Establishes that Montenegro is a "democratic, social and ecological state". Montenegro is a member of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and is sovereign "in all matters which it has not conferred to the jurisdiction of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Part 2 provides for basic freedoms and rights; Part 3 for organisation of the State. Part 4 sets forth principle of constitutionality and legality. Part 5 deals with amendment of Constitution. Part 6 contains final provisions.


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