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The Independent Committee for the Monitoring of Conditions in Penal Institutions, of Treatment and of Respect for the Human Rights of Persons Subject to Criminal Sanctions and Other Measures Pronounced in Criminal Proceedings by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by International Courts for Acts Stipulated by the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by an International Agreement Signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina or by Any Other Court In Accordance With Laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina

CHAIR :

Lasić, Mile

FIRST DEPUTY :

Alajbegović, Azra

SECOND DEPUTY :

Spasojević, Brana

MEMBERS: Faladžić, Aleksandar
Vedad Gurda
CONTACT
  • The Independent Committee for the Monitoring of Conditions in Penal Institutions, of Treatment and of Respect for the Human Rights of Persons Subject to Criminal Sanctions and Other Measures Pronounced in Criminal Proceedings by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by International Courts for Acts Stipulated by the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by an International Agreement Signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina or by Any Other Court In Accordance With Laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Secretary: Lovrić, Ivana

 

Competencies

In accordance with the Law on Execution of Criminal Sanctions, Detentions and Other Measures of BiH (‘’the Official Gazette of BiH’’ no: 13/05, 53/07, 97/07 and 37/09) the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, at the 76th session of the House of Representatives, held on 21/04/2010, and the 47th session of the House of Peoples, held on 24/06/2010, appointed the members of the Independent Committee for the Monitoring of Conditions in Penal Institutions, of Treatment and of Respect for the Human Rights of Persons  Subject to Criminal Sanctions and Other Measures Pronounced in Criminal Proceedings by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by International Courts for Acts Stipulated by the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by an International Agreement Signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina or by Any Other Court In Accordance With Laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Independent Committee for the Monitoring of Conditions in Penal Institutions, of Treatment and of Respect for the Human Rights of Persons  Subject to Criminal Sanctions and Other Measures Pronounced in Criminal Proceedings by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by International Courts for Acts Stipulated by the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by an International Agreement Signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina or by Any Other Court In Accordance With Laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina monitors the work of the penal institutions independently, or jointly with the inspectorial and monitoring bodies, and also in cooperation with international and other institutions responsible for the realization of human rights and basic freedoms, in accordance with the law and appropriate international documents.

The Committee submits an annual report to the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH and the Ministry of Justice of BiH , aiming to undertake appropriate actions or measures, in accordance with the law. The Parliamentary Assembly of BiH appoints and relieves from duties the appointed Independent Committee. The Committee consists of five members, including the Chairperson. The Chairperson and the members of the Committee are appointed for a term of five years, with the possibility of re-election for one further term. The members of the Committee should be experts or familiar with the law or other related fields including judiciary, administration, penology, social welfare, psychology, pedagogy, etc.

Dissolving / Appointment Review 

Alma Čolo – dissolved at the 40th session of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on December 29th, 2016 and the 26th session of the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on February 1st, 2017 - Decision on dissolving of a member of the Independent Committee for the Monitoring of Conditions in Penal Institutions, of Treatment and of Respect for the Human Rights of Persons Subject to Criminal Sanctions and Other Measures Pronounced in Criminal Proceedings by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by International Courts for Acts Stipulated by the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by an International Agreement Signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina or by Any Other Court In Accordance With Laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina – The Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina No. 8/17

Vedad Gurda – appointed at the 48th session of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on June 14 and July 5th , 2017 and the 30th session of the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on June 30, 2017 - Decision to amend the Decision on the appointment of five members of the Independent Committee for the Monitoring of Conditions in Penal Institutions, of Treatment and of Respect for the Human Rights of Persons Subject to Criminal Sanctions and Other Measures Pronounced in Criminal Proceedings by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by International Courts for Acts Stipulated by the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina or by an International Agreement Signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina or by Any Other Court In Accordance With Laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina – The Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina No. 50/17

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