Concessions

The Law on public-private partnership and concessions (“Off. Herald of RS”, Nos. 88/2011, 15/2016 and 104/2016) governs:

  • conditions and method of preparing, proposing and approving of public-private partnership projects
  • specifies the entities competent, i.e., authorized to propose and realize the public-private partnership projects
  • rights and obligations of public and private partners
  • form and content of the contract on public-private partnership with or without elements of concession (hereinafter: the public contract) and legal protection in procedures of awarding public contract
  • conditions and manner of concession awarding, subject matter of concession, entities competent, i.e., authorized to conduct concession award procedure, termination of concession
  • protection of rights of the participants in the procedures of awarding public contracts
  • establishing, status and competence of the Commission for Public-Private Partnership, as well as other issues of significance for a public-private partnership, with or without elements of a concession, i.e. for a concession. Continue reading Concessions

Contract of construction

A contract of construction shall be a contract for services by which a contractor assumes the obligation to construct, according to a specific plan and within a stipulated time limit, a specific building on an agreed building site, or to perform on such building site, or on an already existing facility, some other civil engineering works, while the purchaser assumes the obligation to pay in return an agreed price. A contract of construction must be concluded in written form.

Form and content of the contract of construction, rights and responsibilities of the contracting parties, liability for defects and especially responsibility of contractor and project engineer for the soundness of building are regulated by the provisions of the Law on Contracts and Torts.

Building

In this Chapter, the term “building” shall include buildings, dams, bridges, tunnels, water supply installations, sewerage systems, roads, railroad tracks, wells and other civil engineering facilities the manufacture of which requires large and more complex works. Continue reading Contract of construction

Foreign trade in goods according to the provisions of Foreign Trade Act

The basic rules of foreign trade in goods were established by the provisions of Foreign Trade Act (“Off. Herald of RS”, Nos. 36/2009, 36/2011 – other act, 88/2011 and 89/2015 – other act) (hereinafter: Foreign Trade Act).

A foreign trade involving an individual type of goods and services may be regulated separately in keeping with the World Trade Organization rules and the European Union regulations.

Also terms of export, import and transit of goods are defined by the provisions of Foreign Trade Act as follows:

  • The export of goods is carrying out, sending, i.e. delivery of goods from the territory of the Republic of Serbia to the territory of another state or customs territory, in accordance with customs regulations of the Republic of Serbia.
  • The import of goods is carrying in, supplying, i.e. delivering goods from the territory of another state or customs territory to the territory of the Republic of Serbia, in accordance with customs regulations of the Republic of Serbia.
  • The transit of goods is the crossing of goods through the customs territory of the Republic of Serbia, in accordance with customs regulations of the Republic of Serbia. Continue reading Foreign trade in goods according to the provisions of Foreign Trade Act