PAY ATTENTION TO THE NEWS IN THE LAW ON PROTECTION OF THE POPULATION FROM INFECTIOUS DISEASES!
Amendments to the Law on Protection of the Population from Infectious Diseases ("Official Gazette of RS", No. 136/2020) are in force since 13.11.2020.
The Law now clearly defines the terms "home isolation" and "quarantine".
Amendments to the Law are stipulated that employees who are subject to a quarantine measure are entitled to appropriate salary during the time spent in quarantine, in accordance with the law, and the decision on determining the quarantine measure shall be sufficient proof - a certificate of incapacity for work while the measure lasts.
The amendments to the Law stipulate the obligation that legal entities and entrepreneurs who perform activities in facilities where other persons are located are obliged to take actions and activities for the application of personal protection measures, as well as to designate a person responsible for the direct application of these measures
In addition to the sanitary inspection, the communal inspection and the communal militia are also entitled and authorized to control the implementation of the Law and personal protection measures.
Amendments to the Law also introduced sanctions – monetary fines for natural persons, legal entities and responsible persons in a legal entity, for non-compliance with regulations, decisions or orders issued by the competent authorities in accordance with this Law, which determine measures to protect the population from infectious diseases, as well as a sanction if the person responsible for the application of measures in the legal entity is not determined.
For any questions regarding changes to the Law, feel free to contact the expert team of the SD office.
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