755 Croatian laws aligned with EU acquis

In the process of joining the European Union, Croatia adjusted 755 laws and this year it it expected to transpose the EU acquis communautaire in 75 laws, it was said at a session of the parliamentary health and social policy committee which gave its support to the plan aimed at adjusting Croatia's legislation.

Among the laws that need to be  aligned with the acquis this year are several that are within the jurisdiction of the Committee, such as the one on health care and medically assisted reproduction.

Assistant Foreign Minister Andreja Metelko Zgombic said the European Commission could commence infringement proceedings against a member state that had failed to adjust its legislation to that of the EU, which can result in serious financial penalties.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49
Author: 

More from Croatia

Gross premiums written by Croatian insurers rise 0.42% in 2016 - pregledati

Twenty-four insurers operating in Croatia saw a rise of 0.42% to HRK 8.76 billion in gross written premiums in 2016...

ADAC: Croatian campsites 2nd in Europe quality-wise

Croatian campsites, with an average rating of 3.6 out of 5, are second in Europe after those in the Netherlands,...

Grmoja says Bridge will vie against HDZ and other parties in local elections

The Bridge party vice president Nikola Grmoja, who is one of the founders of this political party that is a partner...

Burgenland Croats hold their 70th ball in Vienna

The 70th edition of the traditional annual Burgenland Croat ball was held in the Schoenbrunn Hotel in Vienna on...

Croatian PM to meet with HEP unions regarding INA buyout model

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced on Saturday that he would soon meet with leaders of the unions active in...