Republic of Srpska holds 106th session of government
The new law covers all aspects of the food production chain to ensure the safety of food and food for animals.
The law provides legal remedies to ensure that all entities involved in food production and food for animals take responsibility for the safety of their products. The law also defines the roles and responsibilities of the Ministries of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management; Health and Social Welfare; and other agencies regarding food safety.
During the 106th session, the government also approved the Draft Law on Veterinary Activity, which will regulate veterinary activity. It includes provisions for all aspects of veterinary health in regards to animals and food safety.
The Draft Law on "Drina" National Park was also approved. Park boundaries and regulations were defined in by the new law: the national park will protect rare habitats and native species, including brown bears, eagles and chamois, a unique member of the Bovidae family, which includes the American bison, Barbary sheep, bongo and Thomson's gazelle.
Other laws and strategies passed, as well, such as changes in notary examinations and procedures for disciplinary actions; standardizing waste management to conform with European Union regulations; enhancing science and technology; and controlling and upgrading flood control measures.
The government also passed regulations regarding the Integrated Support Program for Reintegration of Returnees, which affects the rights of refugees, displaced persons and returnees.
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Srpska Ministry of Finance 1 Trg Republike Srpske Banja Luka, Republika Srpska 78000