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Насиље у породици
Family Violence

European standards and law of the Republic of Serbia

Author(s): Dragan Jovašević
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Criminal Law, Criminology, Studies in violence and power, Family and social welfare, EU-Legislation
Published by: Правни факултет Универзитета у Источном Сарајеву
Keywords: International standards; Law; Family violence; Criminal offence; Responsibility; Punishment;
Summary/Abstract: Based on the adopted international standards which are part of numerous documents of universal and regional international organizations (Council of Europe, European Union) by adopting new criminal regulation in 2005 and its updating in 2009 and 2011 respectively, Republic of Serbia has prescribed family violence as a separate criminal offence. Providing criminal responsibility and punishability for the most severe forms of violence among relatives Serbia approached in this way numerous other legal and social systems. The paper analyses the international standards of the European regional organizations and their implementation in the criminal legislation of Serbia from the theoretical and practical aspects.

  • Page Range: 321-332
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Serbian