Assistant Minister of State Administration and Local Self-Government Ivana Antić stated on the occasion of the election for the national minorities’ councils to be announced in October 2018 Calendar to Print, and to hold in the autumn that amendments to the Law on National Councils of National Minorities were adopted. Antić noted that the Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government started work on the preparation of sub-legal acts so that the law began with full implementation as soon as possible. The Law on National Councils of National Minorities has been improved in the part relating to the transparency of the work of national councils, the reduction of excessive politicization, spending of budgetary funds, as well as in the part relating to the procedure for updating the data that are kept in the special electoral list of the national minority.
October 2018 Calendar to Print
Bearing in mind that this is an election year, it is important that our citizens, members of national minorities, be informed in a timely manner of the enrollment process in a special voter list in order to exercise their right to participate in these elections, to elect or to be elected members of their national councils, is Antić. Bearing in mind that this is an election year, it is important that our citizens of national minorities are informed in a timely manner of the enrollment procedure in a special voter list in order to exercise their right to participate in these elections, to elect or to be elected members of their national councils “said Antić, and called on members of national minorities to enroll in a special voter list.
October Calendar to Print
She pointed out that the National Councils of the bodies through which the national minorities exercise the constitutionally guaranteed self-government in the established areas of social life – education, culture, information, use of language and script. Regarding the Government’s decision not to allow Pacolli to visit, Ugljanin said that this invitation was made in accordance with Article 6 of the Law on the Rights and Freedoms of National Minorities. He also added that “Ana Brnabić and her colleagues are spreading misinformation” and that the Prime Minister should apologize for this, and that BNV is the highest political and representative body of the Bosniak people in Sandžak, Serbia and Montenegro.
“I think that our constitutional appeal will postpone both laws and elections for national councils of national minorities. October 2018 Calendar to Print I do not think there is any choice,” Ugljanin said, and denied the allegations that everything related to the panel called by Pacoli was in the function of the campaign for the upcoming elections for national councils of national minorities. BNV was elected in direct, direct elections, in the same way and under the same conditions as the president of Serbia,” the BNV president said. He also stated that BNV will submit a constitutional complaint to the Constitutional Court of Serbia with the aim of imposing two minority laws – the Law on the Rights and Freedoms of National Minorities and the Law on National Councils of National Minorities, which it says are diminishing the acquired rights of national minorities.