Written Observations made by the Legal Department of the Office of the High Representative concerning the request of the applicants in Case No. U-11/08

On 4th June 2008 the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter: Constitutional Court) received a request from a group representatives of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina to review of constitutionality of the Law on the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzego [...]

Written observations on behalf of the High Representative concerning the Case no. U-31/06

On 17 November 2006, OHR was invited by the FBiH Constitutional Court to participate as a party to the proceedings in its case No U-31/06 initiated before the FBiH Constitutional Court by Mr. Miroslav Coric, President of the Government of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, in order to assess the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Statute o [...]

Amicus Curiae submission in the matter of CH/03/15129, et al. v. FBiH

The question whether the State, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter: Federation), Republika Srpska (hereinafter: RS), and Brcko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter: Brcko District) are jointly or severally responsible for claims arising from so-called “War Damages” appears to turn on an analysis of the legislative bas [...]

Amicus curiae submission in the matter of CH/99/2984, et al. v. BiH and FBiH

Article III (1) d. of the BiH Constitution provides that the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall be responsible for, inter alia, “monetary policy” and obliges the State of BiH, under Article II 1, to “…ensure the highest level of internationally recognized rights and fundamental freedoms”, including “the right to property” as specified by [...]