|Name:||Constitutional Charter of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro, 2003.|
|Country:||Serbia and Montenegro|
|Type of legislation:||Constitution|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Central and Eastern European Legal Materials, 2004-03, No. 107, 17 p.
|Bibliography:||Central and Eastern European Legal Materials, 2004-03, No. 107, 17 p.
Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2003-04, Gisbert H. Flanz, Oceana Publications , Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA, pp. 13-29
English Translation Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Serbia and Montenegro (consulted on 2005-12-10)
|Abstract/Citation:||Constitutional Charter of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro (which came into being on 4 February 2003). Contains 12 parts. Part 1 sets forth pinciple of equality between Serbia and Montenegro, goals of Serbia and Montenegro, and regulates symbols, territory, seat of institutions and citizenship. Part 2 provides for human and minority rights as well as civil liberties. Part 3 puts forward principle of market economy and of common market between Serbia and Montenegro. Part 4 regulates international personality of Serbia and Montenegro. Part 5 deals with establishment of competences of State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. Part 6 provides for functions and powers of parliament, president, council of ministers and court of Serbia and Montenegro. Part 7 deals with harmonisation of legal acts. Part 8 makes provision for armed forces of Serbia and Montenegro. Part 9 regulates property of Serbia and Montenegro. Part 10 regulates adoption of Constitutional Charter, Part 11 transfer of rights and obligations, and Part 12 law on implementation of Constitutional Charter.|