Federal Executive Council (Yugoslavia)
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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) (Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian: Savezno izvršno veće (SIV), Савезно извршно веће (СИВ); Slovene: Zvezni izvršni svet) was a part of the Federative People's Republic of Yugoslavia responsible for state affairs and for supervising the implementation of laws. It consisted of up to 15 members elected by the Federal People's Assembly for a five or four year term and the presidents of executive councils of republics and provinces.
FEC was composed of five federal secretariats (People's Defence, Foreign Affairs, Internal Affairs, Finances and Freight Transport); the Committee for Foreign Trade and 12 internal secretariats (for: administration, directorate, administrative institutions, inspectorates and commissions).
Until 1963, the office of FEC President (the Prime Minister) was held by the President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. From 1963 to 1992 president was elected by the Federal People's Assembly.
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