The National Assembly of Serbia has 250 deputies elected in multy-party elections for 4 years term. It has the constitutional and legislative power in Serbia.
The deputies elect the Government of the Republic of Serbia which, together with the President of the Serbia, constitutes the executive power. Judiciary is independent.
The deputies enjoy immunity.
The last parliamentary elections in Serbia were held on September 21, 1997.
The following parties and coalitions are now represented in the National Assembly:
- Socialist Party of Serbia - Yugoslav Left - Slobodan Milosevic - 110 deputies;
- Serbian Radical Party - 83 deputies;
- Serbian Renewal Movement - 45 deputies;
- Alliance of Vojvodina Hungaries - 4 deputies;
- Coalition "List for Sandzak" - dr Sulejman Ugljanin - 1 deputy;
- Democratic Activity Party - 1 deputy;
- Peasant's Party of Serbia of Serbia - 1 deputy;
- Democratic Action Party of Sandzak - 2 deputies;
- National Peasant`s Party - 3 deputies;
The National Assembly meets in two regular sessions a year, in March and October. The Assembly also meets in extraordinary sessions, upon request of at least one third of the total number of the deputies or upon request of the Government of Serbia, with the agenda drafted in advance.
The National Assembly has the president and vice-presidents, elected among the deputies. The president of the National Assembly represents it in the country and abroad, calls for parliamentary and presidential elections and performs other duties envisaged by the Constitution, law and rules of procedure.