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Constitutional-Legal Committee of the House of Representatives

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Constitutional-Legal Committee monitors the compliance with the BiH Constitution; considers issues significant for the constitutional order of Bosnia and Herzegovina and launch initiatives to amend the BiH Constitution; examines and provides the House with opinions on proposed amendments to the BiH Constitution; conducts public hearings on proposed amendments to the BiH Constitution or to draft laws as well as informs the House on the results of the public hearings; considers draft laws to be adopted by the House in terms of their harmonisation with the BiH Constitution and the legal system, as well as in terms of legal processing and presents a report to the House that includes opinions and proposals as well as legal and technical corrections of errors evident in the text; considers the issues of legislative methodology and other issues of importance for the harmonisation of legal and technical processing of acts to be adopted by the House; submits opinions to the BiH Constitutional Court; participates in preparing the work program for legislative activities of the House; finalizes, together with the appropriate Committee of the House of Peoples, the clarified text of draft laws and other regulations, when and if so authorized by both Houses; considers proposals to suppress immunity rights and in this respect proposes suitable decisions to the House.

The Committee considers issues regarding the legal system; the electoral system; BiH Council of Ministers; national holidays; coat-of-arms, flag and the national anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the seals of Bosnia and Herzegovina; state administration; enforcement of international and domestic criminal laws and other issues under the House’s competence that are not covered by the scope of activities of other committees.

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