Service of the Parliament performs professional and other affairs for the needs of the Parliament, its working bodies, MPs and certain affairs for the MPs Groups.
Employees in the Service participate in preparing and organising sessions of the Parliament, meetings of the committees and the Collegium of the President of the Parliament. They also draft texts of adopted laws and prepare them for submitting to the President of Montenegro for declaring and publishing. Furthermore, they perform professional and other affairs regarding preparation of proposal of acts and other material upon the request of the chairperson and deputy chairperson of the committees and MPs, as well as other affairs in relation to establishing international parliamentary cooperation.
In addition, the Service of the Parliament performs affairs regarding the exercise of the rights of employment of officials in the Parliament and employees and civil servants in the Service of the Parliament, office operations, accounting and material and financial, as well as numerous other affairs.
Organisation of the Service of the Parliament, systematisation of jobs and tasks, job and task descriptions of organisational units and job descriptions of state employees and civil servants’ positions are organised to that provide quality, professional and timely performance of affairs and work tasks for the Parliament and MPs, in performing their functions.
Vision, mission, principles and values
Vision of the Service of the Parliament
The Parliamentary Service performs tasks in a high-quality manner, applying the best parliamentary practice in the system which honours principles and values of modern democracy. The Service represents a reliable source of information and enjoys trust of MPs as well as of professional and wider public. Its employees are aware of significance of the work they do and they are proud of working in the Parliamentary Service.
The Parliamentary Service has at its disposal all the necessary knowledge, skills, material and other working conditions. The Service strives for continuous learning, development and improvement, while also taking into account institutional continuity. The Service fosters positive organisational environment and takes care of its public reputation, nurturing and promoting democratic values and spirit of parliamentarism.
Principles and values of the Service of the Parliament:
- Values of democracy and parliamentarism - the Service provides strong contribution to strengthening of democratic processes and institutions, as well as values of parliamentarism;
- Professionalism - the Service upholds high standards in work performance and is completely committed and unbiased in its relation towards the beneficiaries;
- Transparency and openness - information about the Service and its work is readily available to all citizens. The Parliamentary Service has a proactive approach in publishing information, it is open to all citizens and ready for cooperation on all issues of public interest;
- Integrity - the employees in the Parliamentary Service perform their tasks diligently and responsibly, and conduct themselves in a manner that strengthens the reputation of the Parliament, creates and maintains trust of citizens at a high level.
Organisational Units of the Parliamentary Service:
- Cabinet of the President of the Parliament,
- Secretary General’s Office,
- Sector for Support to Legislative and Oversight Functions of the Parliament,
- Sector for Research, Documentation and IT Network,
- Department for Public Relations
- Department for Protocol
- Internal Audit Department
- Service for Personnel and Corporate Affairs
- Service for Financial Affairs, Material Bookkeeping, Public Procurement, Logistics and Maintenance
Sector for Support to Legislative and Oversight Functions of the Parliament consists of the following:
3.1 Secretariat of the Constitutional Committee
3.2 Secretariat of the Legislative Committee
3.3 Secretariat of the Committee on Political System, Judiciary and Administration
3.4 Secretariat of the Security and Defence Committee
3.5 Secretariat of the Committee on International Relations and Emigrants
3.6 Secretariat of the Committee on European Integration
3.7 Secretariat of the Committee on Economy, Finance and Budget
3.8 Secretariat of the Committee on Human Rights and Freedoms
3.9 Secretariat of the Gender Equality Committee
3.10 Secretariat of the Committee on Tourism, Agriculture, Ecology and Spatial Planning
3.11 Secretariat of the Committee on Education, Science, Culture and Sports
3.12 Secretariat of the Committee on Health, Labour and Social Welfare
3.13 Secretariat of the Anti-corruption Committee
3.14 Secretariat of the Administrative Committee
3.15 Secretariat of the Commission for Monitoring and Control of the Privatisation Procedure
3.16 Section for preparation and processing of the sittings of the Parliament
3.17 Section for audio and written records.
Sector for Research, Documentation and IT Network consists of the following smaller organisational units:
4.1 Parliamentary Institute
4.1.1 Research Centre
4.1.2 Library and Documentation Centre and Archives
4.1.3 Education Centre
4.1.4 Parliamentary Budget Office
4.2 Section for Information and Communication Technologies
4.3 Section for Recording and Broadcasting of Sittings
Service for Personnel and Corporate Affairs consists of the following smaller organisational units:
8.1 Human Resources Management Bureau
8.2 Corporate Affairs Bureau
8.3 Registry Office
Service for Financial Affairs, Material Bookkeeping, Public Procurement, Logistics and Maintenance consists of the following smaller organisational units:
9.1 Financial Affairs Bureau
9.2 Material Bookkeeping Bureau
9.3 Public Procurement Bureau
9.4 Logistics and Maintenance Bureau