ISSN 1452-6662
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Group: POLITICAL SYSTEM
Issue: LAW ON THE PROTECTION OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OF NATIONAL MINORITIES
Published in the Službeni list SRJ, No. 11/02 of 27 February 2002; Službeni glasnik RS, Nos. 72/09 of 3 September 2009 (other law), 97/13 of 6 November 2013 (CC) and 47/18 of 20 June 2018
Section: Part One
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Definition of National Minority

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  • Article 2

    For the purposes of the present Law, national minority shall be understood to mean any group of citizens of the Republic of Serbia that is representative in terms of its size, although it represents a minority in the territory of the Republic of Serbia, belongs to some of the population groups that have lasting and firm ties with the territory of the Republic of Serbia and the characteristics of which, such as those relating to language, culture, national or ethnic affiliation, descent or religion, make them different from the majority population, and the members of which are characterised by concern for the collective preservation of their common identity, including culture, traditions, language or religion.

    For the purposes of the present Law, national minorities shall be understood to mean all groups of citizens which are referred to or designated as nations, national and ethnic communities, national and ethnic groups and meet the requirements set out in paragraph 1 of this Article.