Politics of Serbia


Politics of Serbia

Politics of Serbia takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Serbia is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Assembly of Serbia. The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature.

Executive branch

President
Boris Tadić
DS
11 July 2004
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Prime Minister
Mirko Cvetković
Non-partisan
7 July 2008The Government of the Republic of Serbia ("Vlada Republike Srbije") is the main element of the executive branch of government in Serbia. It is led by the Prime Minister ("Predsednik Vlade"), commonly abbreviated to premier ("premijer"). The Prime Minister is chosen by the National Assembly on the proposal of the President who names the designate Prime Minister after talks with all parliamentary leaders. Ministers are nominated by the Prime Minister and confirmed by the Parliament.

Legislative branch

The National Assembly of Serbia ("Narodna skupština Republike Srbije") has 250 members elected for a four year term. Serbia has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Political parties and elections

Parliamentary groups and parties

Photo Gallery

ee also

*Conservatism in Serbia
*Liberalism in Serbia
*List of political parties in Serbia
*List of Ambassadors from Serbia

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