9th term of the Croatian Parliament (14 October 2016)

Committee on the Constitution, Standing Orders and Political System

About Committee

Scope of work

- monitor and consider the implementation of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia;
- consider matters of principle pertaining to the alignment of legislation with the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia;
- consider positions and proposals of a constitutional nature submitted to Parliament;
- prepare the relevant draft legislation in procedures to amend the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia;
- conduct the procedure to nominate the judges of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia and to propose to Parliament their election;
- conduct the procedure to nominate the Ombudsman of the Republic of Croatia and to propose to Parliament his/her election;
- conduct the procedure to nominate the information commissioner and to propose to Parliament his/her election;
- prepare the relevant draft legislation in procedures to hold referenda, if this is sought by the number of voters stipulated by the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia;
- settle disputes on the competence of working bodies of Parliament;
- monitor the implementation of these Standing Orders;
- propose the adoption and amendment of these Standing Orders;
- consider matters of principle on issues pertaining to the protection and exercise of human rights and fundamental freedoms and national minority rights, stipulated by the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia. The determination and monitoring of policy implementation fall under the competence of the Committee on the Constitution, Standing Orders and Political System, and during the procedure to enact laws and other regulations it has the rights and duties of a competent working body in fields pertaining to:
- association, public assemblies and peaceful protests by citizens;
- voting franchise, the election of Members of  Parliament, the election of the President of the Republic, the election of Croatian Members of the European Parliament, elections for local and regional self-government units and referenda;
- the legal position of religious communities;
- the use and protection of the coat of arms, flag and national anthem of the Republic of Croatia and other national symbols, national holidays, awards and other forms of recognition;
- general matters of constitutionality and legality;
- public information;
- general matters in the functioning of the political system;
- matters pertaining to the structure and authority of state bodies, the structure, authority and operating procedures of state administration bodies;
- matters and relations in the field of state administration and issues concerning the fulfilment of legality in the work of state administration bodies;
- reports from state administration bodies on the application of laws and on general problems of state administration;
- fundamental property rights issues;
- the structure, authority and operating procedures of the post of ombudsman. The Committee shall also perform other activities stipulated by these Standing Orders and law.

Membership

Appointed members

dr.sc. Sanja Barić
dr.sc. Anita Blagojević
dr.sc. Ivan Koprić
dr.sc. Frane Staničić
Vladimir Šeks

Contacts

Phone: +385 1 4569 474 
Fax:+385 1 4569 601 
e-mail: odbupips@sabor.hr

Secretary: Ms. Ana Biluš 
Phone: +385 1 4569 407

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