About the Assembly

The Assembly of the AP Vojvodina is the highest authority of the AP Vojvodina, in charge of normative and other functions, in conformity with the Constitution, law and Statute.

The Assembly of the AP Vojvodina has 120 deputies elected in direct elections, by means of secret balloting, according to the proportional representation system, for a four-year term of office.

The supreme legal act of the AP Vojvodina is the Statute. It is enacted by the Assembly of AP Vojvodina, upon the previous consent by the national Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.

Pursuant to the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia and the Law on Establishing the Competences of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina ("Official Gazette of the RS” number. 99/2009 and 67/2012 – the Constitutional Court Decision), the Statute shall establish the competences of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, election, organisation and work of its authorities, as well as other issues of interest to the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

In the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, all citizens are equal in the exercise of their rights, regardless of their race, gender, national affiliation, social background, origin, religious, political or other belief, financial situation, culture, language, age and their physical or mental disability, in conformity with the Constitution and law.

In the work of the Assembly, in addition to the Serbian language and Cyrillic script, Hungarian, Slovak, Croatian, Romanian and Ruthenian languages and their scripts are in equal official use, in conformity with the law.

As far as international cooperation is concerned, the membership in the Assembly of European Regions (AER) may be emphasised, among other activities.

The Assembly is based in Novi Sad, bb Vladike Platona Street, the Banovina Palace building, which is designated a cultural monument of exceptional importance.

ORGANISATION OF WORK

Organisation and method of work of the Assembly of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, as well as the exercise of rights and duties of deputies duties are regulated by the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

The Assembly has the president, and every time the Assembly is constituted, the number of vice-presidents is determined, at the presidnet’s proposal.

Committees are established, as standing working bodies, for the purpose of considering and discussing the issues within the competence of the Assembly, proposing acts, analysing the state in particular fields and carrying out other tasks.

The Assembly has its Secretary General who assists the President and Vice-Presidents of the Assembly in preparation and conduct of sessions and is in charge of the Assembly Service.