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  1. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 30 November 2017 on rights of Croatian participants in the Civil War and members of their families (Text No. 2758). (Zakon o hrvatskim braniteljima iz Domovinskog rata i članovima njihovih obitelji) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-13 | HRV-2017-L-106326

    Defines the status of Civil War participants, and their rights to health insurance, pension and disability insurance, family benefits, insurance in case of unemployment, job placement, housing, and other rights, rights of members of Croatian Defense Council, register, public institutions for veteran support, implementation, penal provisions.

  2. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 18 July 2014 to amend and supplement the Act on rights of Croatian participants in the Civil War and members of their families (Text No. 1844). (Zakon o dopunama Zakona o pravima hrvatskih branitelja iz Domovinskog rata i clanova njihovih obitelji) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2014-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 2014-08-04 | HRV-2014-L-99225

    Amends article 64 on associations of war veterans, their membership and functioning.

  3. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 12 February 2013 on rights of Croatian participants in the Civil War and members of their families (Text No. 322) (Consolidate Text). (Zakon o pravima hrvatskih branitelja iz domovinskog rata i clanova njihovih obitelji) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2013-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-18 | HRV-2013-L-95262

    Defines the status of Civil War participants, and their rights to health insurance, pension and disability insurance, family benefits, insurance in case of unemployment, job placement, housing, and other rights.

  4. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 17 September 2012 on the protection of personal data (Text No. 2300) (Consolidated Text). (Zakon o zaštiti osobnih podataka (Procisceni tekst)) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 2012-10-03 | HRV-2012-L-92775

    Contains provisions on treatment of personal data, treatment of special categories of personal data, recipients of data, collections of personal data and central register, supervision over treatment of personal data and final provisions.

  5. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 13 July 2012 to amend the Act on the protection of personal data (Text No. 1969). (Zakon o izmjeni Zakona o tajnosti podataka) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-03 | HRV-2012-L-92774

    Amends article 20 on access to confidential data by defined groups of public servants.

  6. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 29 June 2012 on the Ombudsman (Text No. 1761). (Zakon o puckom pravobranitelju) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2012-07-07 | HRV-2012-L-92770

    I - General Provisions
    II - Principles
    III - Selection and Replacement of Ombudsman
    IV - Authority and Duties of Ombudsman
    V - Activities of Ombudsman
    VI - Office of Ombudsman
    VII - Human Rights Council of Ombudsman
    VIII - Cooperation of Ombudsman in the field of protection and promotion of human rights
    IX - Financing
    X - Final Provisions

    Also repeals the Act on the Ombudsman (Official Gazette No. 125/11).

  7. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 28 October 2011 to amend and supplement the Act on the protection of personal data (Text No. 2608). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o zastiti osobnih podataka) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2011-10-28 | Date of entry into force: 2011-11-04 | HRV-2011-L-89290

    Contains a number of minor amendments, inter alia, in article 8 on the special circumstances under which personal data can be collected, and article 13 on the Agency for the protection of personal data.

  8. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 2 February 2011 on a national preventive mechanism against torture and other cruel, inhumane or humiliating procedures and punishments (Text No. 311). (Zakon o nacionalnom preventivnom mehanizmu za sprecavanje mucenja i drugih okrutnih, neljudskih ili ponizavajucih postupaka ili kaznjavanja) - Narodne Novine

    Adoption: 2011-02-02 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-16 | HRV-2011-L-89264

    Determines the National Preventive Mechanism to be run by the Ombudsman. Stipulates its activities of monitoring potential human rights violations in institutions such as prisons.

  9. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 15 December 2006 on financing of political parties, independent lists and candidates.

    Adoption: 2006-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-10 | HRV-2006-L-75565

    Repeals Part III (on funds of political parties) of the Act on political parties of 1993.

  10. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 20 October 2006 to supplement the Act on the protection of personal data (Text No. 2616).

    Adoption: 2006-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-11-10 | HRV-2006-L-75468

    Supplements several sections relating to adequate protection level.

  11. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 15 October 2003 on the right of access to information (Text No. 2491). (Zakon o pravu na pristup informacijama) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-10-15 | Date of entry into force: 2003-11-06 | HRV-2003-L-65263

    Aims at ensuring the implementation of the right to access information by individuals and legal persons through public announcement of activities of State bodies.

  12. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 1st October 2003 on the media (Text No. 2338).

    Adoption: 2003-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 2003-10-24 | HRV-2003-L-65241

    Contains provisions on freedom of the media, access to information, and privacy protection.

  13. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 12 June 2003 on the protection of personal data (Text No. 1364). (Zakona o zaštiti osobnih podataka) - Narodne novine Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2003-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-04 | HRV-2003-L-75465

  14. Croatia - Human rights - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Plan of 2002 for the suppression of trafficking in persons. - English translation

    Adoption: 2002 | HRV-2002-M-64914

    Provides for legislative framework, assistance and protection of victims, prevention, education and international cooperation.

  15. Croatia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 30 July 1993 on political parties.

    Adoption: 1993-07-30 | HRV-1993-L-43286

    Provides for the freedom of establishing political organizations. Such organizations must be registered with the Ministry of Justice and Administration. Enrolment in the register may be denied if the political organization espouses violence or endangers the democratic system or sovereignty of Croatia (s. 17).

  16. Croatia - Human rights - Constitution

    Constitutional Act of 4 December 1991 on human rights and liberties and on rights of ethnic and national communities or minorities in Croatia (Consolidation) (Text No. 2072).

    Adoption: 1991-12-04 | HRV-1991-C-57504

    Provides for human rights and liberties, cultural autonomy and other rights of ethnic and national communities or minorities, proportional participation in representative bodies, and international control and cooperation. Available in English.

  17. Croatia - Human rights - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Declaration of 25 June 1991 regarding the establishment of the sovereign and independent Republic of Croatia.

    Adoption: 1991-06-25 | HRV-1991-M-34774

  18. Croatia - Human rights - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Charter on the rights of the Serbs and other nationalities in the Republic of Croatia of 25 June 1991.

    Adoption: 1991-06-25 | HRV-1991-M-34775

    Makes provisions about the rights of all nationalities.


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