Brcko Supervisor Susan Johnson has issued a
Supervisory Order abolishing the application of Entity legislation in Brcko
District and declaring the IEBL to be of no further legal significance in the
The Order stems from the Final Arbitral Award, which anticipates the
abolition of the legal significance of the IEBL in Brcko District and charges
the District and the Supervisor to ensure that this is done, in effect requiring
replacement of Entity legislation applicable in the District with District
legislation that applies on both sides of the IEBL.
The Order states that all laws of the Federation and the RS and of any
constituent institution of either of the Entities will immediately cease to have
legal effect in Brcko District.
Until such time as new District legislation is enacted to replace repealed
Entity legislation, existing District, State and Socialist Republic of Bosnia
and Herzegovina laws applicable in the District are sufficient to regulate the
spheres of activity covered by Entity legislation that this Order will
Entity laws listed in the Annex to the Supervisory Order will be taken over
immediately as laws of Brcko District and will apply throughout the District.
These laws will remain in force until amended or repealed by the Brcko District