Independent Board of the BiH PA
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In accordance with the Constitution of BiH and the Law on Independent and Regulatory Bodies for the Police Force of BiH (‘’the Official Gazette’’, no 36/08), the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, at the 16th session of the House of Representatives, held on 03/02/2021, and the 15th session of the House of People, held on 10/02/2021, appointed the members of the Independent Board of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, proposed by the Ad Hoc Joint Committee for Implementation of Appointment Procedures (‘’the Official Gazette of BiH’’ no: 10/21 of 16/02/2021).
The Independent Board is an independent body of the BiH PA which acts impartially and without affiliation to any political party, registered organization, association, or people in BiH.
The Independent Board is responsible for the following: conducting candidate selection processes; proposing the removal of police officials and deputies in BiH police bodies; announcing vacancies; reviewing applications, selecting candidates, and submitting these to the Minister of Security of BiH.
The maximum number of candidates for submission to the Minister are five for senior official positions, and five for deputy senior official positions in BiH police bodies; considering complaints about senior officials and deputies in BiH police bodies; informing the Minister of Security of BiH and the Council of Ministers of BiH about complaints received; (The Independent Board is responsible for its selection), initiating disciplinary action against senior officials and deputies in BiH police bodies for offences committed. (Major violation of duties, except for the criminal offences in the area of traffic safety).
The Independent Board consists of nine members who are elected from amongst the judiciary and its institutions, retired and active civil servants, as well as prominent experts from other areas of public life, such as law, criminal science and police affairs.
The Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and members of the Independent Board are elected for a term of office of four years and can be relieved of office by the PABiH.
Decision on the Requirements and Criteria for the Selection, Assessment Procedure, and Establishment of a Rank-List of the Most Successful Candidates from an Open Competition for Election to Director and Deputy Director of Police Bodies in Bosnia and Herzegovina