The 7th Croatian Parliament has held four plenary sessions. During the period of 61 working days, or over 340 working hours, Members of the Seventh Croatian Parliament debated 206 items of the plenary agenda.
They passed 110 laws, 14 out of which were harmonized with EU legislation. Most of the laws, 103 of them, were enacted under summary procedures while seven were passed under regular enactment procedure. 88 laws were passed by a majority of votes, and 22 were adopted unanimously. Two bills were withdrawn and five were rejected. Other acts of parliament passed during this period include 194 decisions, two declarations, two conclusions, one budget and one plan.
In the period from 15 January to 17 July 2012, parliamentary committees, commissions and councils held 256 regular and fifteen thematic meetings, where they discussed 826 items, 168 of which were not part of the plenary session’s agenda. Members of Parliament asked the Government 548 questions: 59 during “Morning Question Time” and 489 in writing.
The intensity of work during the first six months of the 6th Parliament was rather similar. In the same period, Members of the 6th Parliament held five plenary sessions, enacted 108 laws, 72 out of which were harmonized with the acquis communautaire. Four bills were withdrawn and two were rejected. (Internet Editorial Staff)