Liquidation of the Association

The association’s liquidation procedure shall be regulatied by provisions of the Law on Associations. The provisions of the law regulating liquidation of business companies shall apply accordingly to any issues having to do with the association’s liquidation procedure that are not regulated by the Law on Associations.

Liquidation of the Association – Reasons and Procedure

Liquidation of the association and association’s deletion from the Register of Associations of the Serbian Business Registers Agency (hereinafter referred to as the Register) shall only take place upon completion of the association’s liquidation procedure:

  • if the number of members declines below the number of founders required for its establishment and the association’s competent body fails to take a decision to admit new members within thirty (30) days
  • if the term for which the association has been established expires, when an association has been established for a definite period
  • if the association’s competent body takes the decision to terminate activities
  • if it is established that the association has not been pursuing the activities to achieve its statutory goals or has not been organized in line with its statute for over two (2) years without any interruptions or if the time that has elapsed has been double that specified by the statute for holding the assembly session and the session has not taken place
  • if the association’s activities have been banned. Continue reading Liquidation of the Association

Foreign association’s representative office

An foreign association’s representative office represents an form of organization of a foreign or international non-governmental non-profit association having its head office on the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

The status and operations of foreign associations are regulated by the provisions of the Law on Associations.

For the purposes of the Law on Associations, a foreign association shall be any association that has its head office in another state and is established under that state’s regulations in order to pursue a shared or general interest or goal and carries out activities that are not geared at making profit as well as any international association or another side or international non-governmental organization which has members that have associated on a voluntary basis in order to pursue a shared or general interest or goal not geared at making profit. Continue reading Foreign association’s representative office

Associations according to Law on Associations

The Law on Associations shall regulate:

  • the establishment and legal status of associations
  • their entry and deletion from the Register
  • membership and bodies
  • associations’ status changes
  • termination
  • any other issues of importance to their activities.

The present Law shall also regulate the status and operations of foreign associations.

For the purposes of the Law on Associations, an association shall be a voluntary and non-governmental non-profit organization based on the freedom of association of several individuals or bodies corporate, established in order to pursue and promote a particular shared or general goal and interest which are not prohibited by the Constitution or the law. Continue reading Associations according to Law on Associations