THE DECREE ON THE ASSEMBLIES OF CITIZENS DURING THE STATE OF WAR

Article 1

The Assembly of Citizens Act shall be applied during the state of war unless it is otherwise provided by this Act.

Article 2

A public gathering can be convened and held, and persons can appear at the gathering, only with prior permission of the competent organ, irrespective of whether the gathering is held in closed premises or in open air and irrespective of its nature.

The provisions of para 1 of this article are not applied when the public gathering is convened by an organ of the state.

Article 3

A legal person convening or holding a public gathering or appearing at it without a prior permission of a competent organ shall be fined with up to 200 000 new dinars.

For the misdemeanour in para 1 of this article the responsible person of the legal person shall be fined with up to 10 000 new dinars or imprisoned for up to 60 days.

A physical person will be punished for the misdemeanour in para 1 of this article by a fine of up to 10 000 new dinars or by imprisonment of up to 60 days.

Article 4

This Decree shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia.

Belgrade, 1 April 1999

President of the Republic
Signed: Milan Milutinovic