Government sends to Parliament amendments to Police Act

Zagreb - Future reports on police work will be written by the Chief of Police who will then submit them to the interior minister who will forward them to the government and the government will forward them to Parliament by 1 June at the latest, according to amendments to the Police Act which the government on Thursday forwarded to Parliament.

The amendments propose the setting up of a commission which would deal with complaints and which would include two ministry representatives, to be appointed by the minister of the interior, and ten members of the general public who would be appointed and relieved of duty by the national parliament.

The amendments also regulate remuneration for general public members of the commission in the amount of five percent of the average net pay in Croatia in the previous year.

Also proposed were amendments aimed at enabling people with a three-year high school diploma to join the force.

Author: Hina