Pursuant to Article 88 of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia, I hereby issue this
TO PROCLAIM THE AMENDMENTS TO THE CROATIAN PARLIAMENTARY
I proclaim these Amendments to the Croatian Parliamentary Elections Act, which were
enacted by the Croatian Parliament at its session held on 9 February 2007.
Ref. no.: 71-05-03/1-07-2
Zagreb, 12 February 2007
of the Republic of Croatia
Stjepan Mesić (signed)
TO THE CROATIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS ACT
In the Croatian Parliamentary Elections Act (as published in the official journal, Narodne
novine, no. 116/99, 109/00 and 53/03), in Article 9(1), the words “deputy minister” shall be
replaced with the words “state secretary”.
Article 32(1) shall be amended to read as follows:
“Parliamentary political parties, sponsors of independent slates, independent members of
Parliament and representatives of national minorities which or who had seats in the Croatian
Parliament as at the date of termination of its term or dissolution for the pre-election term of
office, and which or who are participating in elections shall be entitled to compensation of
costs of campaign promotion in an annual sum specified for the year in which elections are
being held in compliance with legislation governing the financing of political parties,
independent slates and candidates”.
After paragraph (2), paragraphs (3) and (4) shall be added to read as follows.
“(3) Parliamentary political parties, sponsors of independent slates, independent members of
Parliament and representatives of national minorities which or who do not fulfil the criteria
specified in paragraph (1) of this Article, but which or who are participating in elections, shall
be entitled to compensation of campaign promotion costs if they secure 5% of the valid votes
of voters in constituencies in the elections.
“(4) The compensation specified in paragraph (3) of this Article shall be disbursed within a
period not to exceed 30 days after publication of the official election results, in compliance
with a decision of the Croatian Government.”
Article 34, 53, 54 and 55 shall be deleted.
These Amendments shall enter into force on the date of their publication in Narodne novine.
Zagreb, 9 February 2007
of the Croatian Parliament
Vladimir Šeks (signed)