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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:November 8, 2006
Date of Text (Adopted):September 30, 2006
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
The Constitution of the Republic of Serbia was adopted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia at a special session on 30 September 2006 and endorsed by referendum on 28 and 29 October 2006. The text of the Preamble considers the Province of Kosovo and Metohija as an integral part of the territory of Serbia enjoying the status of substantial autonomy. It also defines Serbia as an independent state and guarantees human rights, including minority rights and the banning of capital punishment and human cloning.
The Constitution guarantees protection of intellectual property rights. In particular, Article 73 of Part II states that authors of scientific and artistic works shall be guaranteed moral and material rights in accordance with the law.
The obligation of the Republic of Serbia to assist and promote development of science, culture and art is stipulated in the Article 73 of Part III .
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Constitution of The Republic of Serbia Constitution of The Republic of Serbia, Complete document (pdf) [280 KB] Constitution of The Republic of Serbia, Complete document (htm) [295 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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