Statute of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina

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The Statute of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina is the highest legal document pertaining to the fundamental principles of Vojvodina, in accordance with the Constitution of Serbia.[citation needed] The Statute was adopted by the Assembly of Vojvodina on 18 October 2008,[1] and later by the National Assembly of Serbia on 30 November 2009.[2]

Statute articles[edit]

Article 1.

Vojvodina is an autonomous province of the citizens who live in it, within the Republic of Serbia.

Vojvodina is a region in which traditional multiculturalism is preserved, and other European principles and values.

AP Vojvodina is an inseparable part of Serbia.

Article 6. National rights:

In Vojvodina, the Serbs, Hungarians, Slovaks, Croats, Montenegrins, Romanians, Roma, Bunjevci, Ruthenians and Macedonians, as well as other numerically smaller national communities that live in it, are equal in exercising their rights.

Among the statute's 70 other articles are guarantees of human rights, minority rights, the use of the minority languages and alphabets, and the banning of capital punishment and human cloning. In official use is the Serbian Language and Cyrillic alphabet and minority languages Hungarian, Slovak, Croatian, Romanian and Ruthenian and their respective alphabets, in accordance with the law and the provincial Assembly decision.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vojvodina assembly adopts Statute". B92. 15 October 2008. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Serbian parliament ratifies Vojvodina statute". setimes.com. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 

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