November 17, 2020 - The Parliament of Montenegro, as the highest representative body, enables the active participation of citizens in the parliamentary life, an announcement submitted to the media reports.
"The address should be precise and include all the information needed to be acted upon and to be able to prepare a response. Addresses must also be clearly related to the competencies of the Assembly. Otherwise, the Assembly Service will forward the application to the competent institution and inform the applicant about it," the announcement states.
The form for citizens to address the Parliament of Montenegro can be downloaded from the Parliament's website and is designed to facilitate the process of submitting petitions and more efficient handling by the competent services and working bodies of the Parliament.
"The Assembly Service will prepare and deliver a response to the applicant within 15 days. Depending on the actual competence regarding the topic, the Assembly Service will forward the application to the competent working body of the Assembly within five days for processing and providing answers and inform the applicant. When the submission is lacking in some way due to which it cannot be acted upon, or if the submission is incomplete or incomprehensible, the authorized official will, within three days of receiving the application, contact the applicant and instruct him to rectify the issue," the Parliament communication states.
Source: Parliament of Montenegro