Serbia and Montenegro - Request for opinion
On 4 February, with the adoption of the Constitutional Charter of the State union of Serbia and Montenegro, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia formally seized to exist. The Venice Commission assisted the Commission for Drafting of Constitutional Charter of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro - better known as the Constitutional Commission - in its work and followed closely the process of the adoption of the text.
The next legal text of a constitutional significance to be adopted by the new state union of Serbia and Montenegro is the Human Rights Charter. On 6 February 2003 the Constitutional Commission asked the Venice Commission to provide its opinion on the draft. The comments of the Venice Commission will be presented in Belgrade on 14 February.