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Serbia – Standards – Remedies – Interim Relief

Serbia – Standards – Remedies – Interim Relief

32. The court hearing the case pertaining to relief in connection with whistleblowing or a case referred to in Article 27 hereof may institute interim relief pursuant to legislation governing enforcement and security.

A motion to institute interim relief may be made before the initiation of proceedings for judicial relief in connection with whistleblowing, in the course of such proceedings, or until such time as the court ruling has been enforced.

During the course of the proceedings, the court may also institute interim relief ex officio.

 

33. The court with jurisdiction to hear lawsuits for relief in connection with whistleblowing shall be competent to rule on a motion to institute interim relief prior to the initiation of court proceedings.

When instituting interim relief referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article, the court shall also set a deadline by which a lawsuit must be lodged with the competent court, taking into account of the deadlines for lodging lawsuits set under specific legislation.

Referenced Legislation: Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers (2014)

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