Bosnia and Herzegovina Constitutional Court rules on handling of property

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Constitutional Court rules on handling of property

At yesterday s plenary session, the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina BiH ruled on the request of six delegates of the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH PABiH ruled that the Republika Srpska RS does not have the power to regulate the legal matter that is the subject of the Law on Immovable Property Used for the Functioning of the Public Authority of the RS, because it is the responsibility of BiH.

The law was declared by the Constitutional Court to be out of legal force. The court reiterated its position from earlier decisions that the state tried to resolve the issue through the formation of the Commission for State Property.

The high representative for BiH also acted in this direction. The Constitutional Court concluded that the issue has not yet been resolved and that there is a positive obligation for BiH to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

The Constitutional Court of BiH rejected the request by Sefik Dzaferovic, the Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, to review the constitutionality of the Regulation on the control of public procurement in all institutions founded by the Canton of Sarajevo CS due to the lack of the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court of BiH.