Council of Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro

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The Council of Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro (Serbian: Савет Министара Србије и Црне Горе, Savet Ministara Srbije i Crne Gore) was the federal executive governing body of Serbia and Montenegro.

Organization[edit]

Chairman of the Council: Svetozar Marović

Secretary general: Igor Jovičić

The Council was composed of 5 ministries. Ministers at the moment of dissolution were:

Responsibilities[edit]

The Council of Ministers duties were to:

  • Chart and pursue the policy of Serbia and Montenegro in tune with the jointly agreed policy and interests of the member states.
  • Coordinate the work of the ministries, propose to the parliament the laws and other acts falling within the purview of the ministries.
  • Appoint and relieve of duty the heads of diplomatic-consular missions of Serbia and Montenegro and other officials in line with the law.
  • Pass by-laws, decisions and other general enactments for enforcement of the laws of Serbia and Montenegro and to perform other executive duties in accordance with the present constitutional charter.

Terms[edit]

  • Ministers of foreign affairs and defense served two-year terms.
  • Ministers of International Economic Relations, Internal Economic Relations and Human and Minority Rights served four-year terms.

See also[edit]