Croatian Parliament

Croatia's parliament set to adjust 71 national laws with EU acquis in 2017

Croatia's parliament (Sabor) is scheduled to convene for a regular sitting next week and this year the 9th 151-seat legislature is expected to transpose European Union acquis communautaire into...

Marathon-long session on budget ends, vote may be after 3 days

Croatia's parliament finished a 14-hour long session on a 2017 draft budget shortly after Saturday midnight, and during the debate that started on Saturday morning, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic...

Parliament, HDZ commemorate 17th anniversary of Tudjman's death

On the occasion of the 17th anniversary of the death of the first president of the Republic of Croatia and the founder of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), Franjo Tudjman, delegations of the...

"Vukowar - 87 Days of Pain and Suffering" opened in Croatian Parliament

The exhibition features a collection of war photographs portraying difficult war-time days in Vukovar, eastern Croatia.

Parliament adds tax reform legislative package to agenda

Parliament on Friday amended its agenda with 19 items, including a tax reform legislative package and a protocol on Montenegro's NATO accession.

Amendments to local elections legislation endorsed in 1st reading

A majority of Croatian lawmakers on Wednesday morning voted for the Bridge-sponsored amendments to the Law on Local Elections stipulating a ban on nominating a candidate whose rehabilitation...

Speaker slams MPs for nonattendance of sessions

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov of the Bridge party has said that it is unacceptable for him that members of parliament, whose monthly salary is about 16,000 (over EUR 2,000), do not...

Number of female MPs in 9th Sabor rises to 30

The number of female deputies to the ninth Croatian parliament rose from 19 on the day of the new legislature's inauguration, to 30 on October 21 given that in the meantime some more women have...

Law lowering entitlements for office-holders adopted

The new, ninth Croatian parliament on Friday evening passed a package of four laws regulating the work of the new government and restricting the right of office holders to financial entitlements...

Petrov: Sabor must be more efficient, adopt code of conduct for MPs

The newly-appointed Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov said in his first address to the Parliament as Speaker that his priority would be to make the Parliament and its bodies as efficient as possible...

CV of newly-appointed Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov

Bozo Petrov, the newly-appointed Speaker of the Croatian Parliament, was born in the southern town of Metkovic on October 16, 1979.

New Croatian Parliament inaugurated

The ninth 151-member Croatian Parliament was inaugurated on Friday following the September 11 snap election, and Bozo Petrov of the Bridge party was appointed Speaker of Parliament.

Citizens expect MPs to attend sessions more regularly

The sixth Parliament Open Door Day was held on Sunday and among the questions visitors asked outgoing Speaker Zeljko Reiner was whether the new MPs would attend sessions more regularly and if...

President to convene parliament's inaugural session for Oct 14

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic will convene the inaugural session of the ninth Croatian parliament for October 14 and a second round of consultations on the formation of a new government for...

Plenkovic: HDZ close to stable parl. majority

We are close to forming a stable parliamentary majority, Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) chief Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday when asked about his expectations from the continuation of talks...