The President introduced the members of the Committee with the Decision of the Constitutional Court of BiH: The Court did not specify any instruments or reasons explaining the judgment concerning January 9th, Day of the Republic
The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska, Nedeljko Čubrilović, introduced the members of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs with the decision of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the case number U-2/18 approving the request of a part of the delegates of a club to the Council of Peoples of the Republic of Srpska for reviewing the constitutionality of Article 2 paragraph 1 of the Law on the Day of the Republic of Srpska officially received in the National Assembly on April 19 and published in the "Official Gazette of BiH" and entered into force.
He said that in this Decision the Constitutional Court did not challenge the Republic of Srpska right to proclaim and celebrate it’s the Day of the Republic, but to state that January 9th was not constitutional.
President Čubrilović said that the Decision did not include any arguments or reasons explaining why the court decided in this way.
"For the National Assembly, January 9th is a historical fact of the establishment of the Republic of Srpska and so will it remain" he said.
The Committee on Constitutional Affairs determined the answers to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Srpska for reviewing the constitutionality of Article 27 and Article 31, 4 of the Law on the Rights of Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Families of the Fighters killed in the Defending and Homeland War, and for reviewing the constitutionality of Article 10, 3, 4 and 7 of the Law on Income Tax.