Requirements for enrollment in the register of agricultural holdings and the passive status of the Agricultural Holding

To implement and monitor agricultural policy, record agricultural holdings and family holdings, and conduct analytics and statistics for the needs of the Ministry responsible for agriculture affairs, the Directorate for Agricultural Payments maintains the Register of Agricultural Holdings.

Rulebook on registration in the Register of Agricultural Holdings, data changes and renewal of registration, electronic processing, as well as on conditions for passive status of agrarian holdings (“Official Gazette of RS”, No. 25/2023, 110/2023, 3/2024 and 34/2024) (hereinafter: Rulebook) prescribes the manner and conditions of registration and management of the Register of Agricultural Holdings, the conditions and manner of changing data in the Register of Agricultural Holdings and renewal of registration, the method of storing data entered in the Register of Agricultural Holdings, the electronic form in which submissions and attachments are submitted, and to the parties, the decisions made in the procedures for registration in the Register of Agricultural Holdings, renewal of registration, changes to data entered in the Register of Agricultural Holdings and deletion from the Register of Agricultural Holdings, the way of providing support to the subjects of registration in the Register of Agricultural Holdings in connection with electronic processing, the application form for registering an agricultural holding in the Register of Agricultural Holdings, the application form for renewal of registration, attachment forms and documentation to be submitted with the application, as well as the conditions for the passive status of the agricultural holding. Continue reading Requirements for enrollment in the register of agricultural holdings and the passive status of the Agricultural Holding

Dropshipping as a form of electronic trade

The Law on Trade (“Official Gazette of RS,” No. 52/2019) governs dropshipping as a method of conducting electronic commerce in Serbia. Following the provisions of Article 17 of the Law on Trade (“Official Gazette of RS”, No. 52/2019), dropshipping is defined as a form of electronic commerce in which a retailer sells goods through an electronic store or an electronic platform, while the goods are delivered to the consumer directly from the manufacturer/wholesaler.

According to the above definition, there are three people involved in the described dropshipping form of electronic commerce:

  1. manufacturer/wholesaler
  2. seller of goods on the platform (dropshipper)
  3. customer (consumer).

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Entry of a new member into the limited liability company

Following the provisions of the Companies Act, a third party can become a new member of a limited liability company based on the transfer of shares by registered members of the limited liability company, as well as based on the accession of a new member with a simultaneous increase in the share capital.

Transfer of shares

The basic rule is that the transfer of shares is free unless otherwise determined by the Companies Act or the Articles of Association.

The Companies Act establishes the following restrictions on the transfer of shares:

  1. pre-emptive right
  2. share transfers with the consent of the company
  3. company’s right to designate the share purchaser and
  4. the obligation to buy shares.

The articles of association of a limited liability company may provide for other types of restrictions on the transfer of shares.

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