ISSN 1452-6662
Over 180 up-to-date legal acts of the Republic of Serbia translated to English.
Published in the Službeni glasnik RS, Nos. 44/10 of 30 June 2010, 60/13 of 10 July 2013 (CC), 62/14 of 13 June 2014 and 95/18 of 8 December 2018 (other law)

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  • Scope of Law
     Article 1

    This Law shall govern the terms and manner of conducting activities in the sector of electronic communications; the power of the government authorities in the electronic communications sector; the status and operation of the Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services; fees; public consultation procedures in the electronic communications sector; performing electronic communications activities according to the general authorization regime; design, construction or installation, use and maintenance of electronic communications networks, associated facilities, electronic communications equipment and terminal equipment; the official prerogative and common use; interconnection and access; universal service provision; identification of markets susceptible to ex ante regulation; market analysis; designation of operators with significant market power (hereinafter: operator with SMP) and the Agency's regulatory competencies related to operators with SMP; management and use of addresses and numbers (hereinafter: numbering); radio-frequency spectrum management, use and monitoring; media content distribution and broadcasting; protection of rights of users and subscribers; security and integrity of electronic communications networks and services; protection of privacy within the sector of electronic communications; lawful interception and data retention; supervision over the enforcement of this Law; penalties for actions contrary to the provisions of this Law and other issues of relevance to the functioning and development of electronic communications in the Republic of Serbia.

  • Article 2

    The provisions of this Law shall not refer to electronic communications networks for special purposes, with the exception of the provisions referring to the use of special-purpose radio-frequencies and special cases of interconnections between special-purpose electronic communications networks and public communications networks.

  • The Goals and Principles of Regulating the Electronic Communications Sector
     Article 3

    The goals and principles of regulating the relations in the electronic communications sector are based on:

    1)     providing conditions for the development of electronic communications on the entire territory of the Republic of Serbia;

    2)     ensuring the predictability of business environment and equal conditions for all operators;

    3)     harmonizing activities in the electronic communications sector with national and international standards,

    4)     ensuring the availability of the universal service to all citizens of the Republic of Serbia and meeting the needs of specific social groups, including persons with disabilities, the elderly and socially vulnerable users;

    5)     ensuring interconnection between electronic communications networks and services, i.e. operators, on equal and mutually acceptable terms;

    6)     promoting competition, efficiency and effectiveness in performance of electronic communication activities, on a technologically neutral basis;

    7)     promoting rational and efficient use of numbering and radio-frequency spectrum, on a technologically neutral basis;

    8)     ensuring maximum benefits to users of electronic communications, including persons with disabilities, the elderly and socially vulnerable users, especially regarding the choice, price and quality of services;

    9)     ensuring high level protection of user rights, especially by providing clear and complete information on prices, conditions of access and use (including restrictions) the required quality of service, and effective action upon complaints filed against operators;

    10) ensuring continuous improvement of quality of electronic communications services;

    11) enabling the end-users of public communications networks and services to have free access to and distribution of information and to use applications and services of their choice;

    12) ensuring high level of protection of personal data and user privacy, in accordance with the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and other laws;

    13) ensuring the security and integrity of public communications networks and services.