NARODNE NOVINE (English: The People's Newspaper) is the official
gazette (or newspaper of public record ) of the Republic of Croatia
which publishes laws, regulations, appointments and official decisions
and releases them in the public domain . It is published by the
eponymous public company.
Narodne novine started as the Novine Horvatzke, first published
on January 6, 1835 by
Ljudevit Gaj , who created and printed the
paper. The first usage of the term "Narodne novine" was in 1843, but
the paper changed several names over the years, usually according to
the name of the state that
Croatia was part of.
Gaj sold the original publishing company to the government in 1868.
The current incarnation of the company was officially founded in 1952.
In 2001 the company became a public company (Croatian : dioničko
Narodne novine as the official gazette of the Republic of Croatia
promulgates acts, laws and other rules and regulations of the Croatian
Parliament , bylaws of the
Croatian Government and also Decrees of the
President of the Republic . On publication, legislation begins a brief
period (usually 8 days) known as vacatio legis , allowing for it to
become widely known before taking legal effect.
* ^ "Stare hrvatske novine - Novine horvatzke" (in Croatian).
National and University Library in
Zagreb . Retrieved 2011-01-21.
* ^ "The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia". Constitutional
Croatia . 2001-06-15. Retrieved 2009-12-02.