Name and Surname: Prof. Ferid Otajagić, PhD

Telephone: +387 33 565 790

E-mail: Ferid.Otajagic@parco.gov.ba

Date and place of birth: 3rd April 1959

Education:

1981. – Comprehensive High School
1985. – Graduated Faculty of Law in Sarajevo as a full time student
2001. – Master’s degree thesis “Public Subjective Rights in Complex States” at the Faculty of Law in Sarajevo

26 April 2005 – Doctorate thesis “State Public Subjective Rights with a Special Review of the Internal Rights of the State”, Faculty of Law Sarajevo.

7 September 2006 Title docent at the Faculty of Law of the University in Zenica from the scientific field “State and International Public Law”

7 September 2011 – Title of extraordinary professor received at the Faculty of Law of the University in Zenica.

7 September 2017 – Title of tenured professor received at the Faculty of Law of the University in Travnik.

Foreign languages: French (B1/2), Russian (A 1/2)

Bibliography

Books:
1. “State Public Subjective Rights with a Special Review of the Internal Rights of the State”, 2005
2. “Public Subjective Rights in Complex States”, 2005
3. “Manual for training of the minor offences judges”, 2006
4. “Jurisdictional protection of public and private subjective rights”, 2007
5. “State of law, taxes, offences” 2008,
6. “State and democracy” 2017
7. “Public subjective rights and duties”, 2017

Works:

1. Pravna misao No. 9-10 (September – October 2000) entitled: «general overview of the present state of the tax law in Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
2. Pravna misao No. 1-2 (January – February 2001) entitled: «Problems and establishment of the financial sovereignty in Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
3. Pravna misao No. 7-8 (July – August 2001) entitled: «Causes of failure of payment of fiscal obligations»,
4. Pravna misao No. 11-12 (November – December 2001) entitled: «Effects of open system of management in the Tax Administration of the FBiH»,
5. Pravna misao No. 1-2 (January – February 2002) entitled: «In favour of present constitutional changes on public subjective rights of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
6. In the daily newspapers «Oslobođenje» of 3rd September 2001 entitled: «Illogicality of the Dayton solution»,
7. Given review of the work overviews-demonstrations: Mr. Edin Rizvanović on the topic: «Tax treatment of products in intracommunity exchange in the context of free traffic of goods», magazine Pravna misao No. 11-12 (November – December 2001),
8. Pravni savjetnik No. 5, May 2002 entitled: «System harmonisation and practical direction of the article 68 paragraph 1 of the Law on Execution of Sanctions in the Canton of Sarajevo»
9. Pravni savjetnik, No. 6, June 2002, entitled: «Consequences of (dis)harmonised tax laws in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
10. Pravna misao, No. 5-6 (May – June) 2002, on the topic: «Division of competences as an essential matter of federally organised state of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
11. Pravni savjetnik No. 9, (September 2002), entitled: «New law on tax administration of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
12. Pravni savjetnik, No. 10, (October 2002), entitled: «Signal effects of the new Law on tax administration of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
13. Pravna misao No. 9-10, (September – October 2002), entitled: «Possible effects of the new law on tax administration of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
14. Pravni savjetnik No. 12 (December 2002), entitled: «Reasons for introduction of the VAT at the level of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
15. Pravna misao No. 3-4 (April – May 2003) entitled: «Confrontation of the value added tax with the tax evasion»,
16. Pravni savjetnik No. 5 (May 2003) entitled: «Tax aspect of copyrights and related rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
17. In the magazine «Pravni savjetnik», No. 9 (September), entitled: «Basic reasons to enact Law on Minor Offences of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina»,

18. In the magazine «Pravna misao», No. 7-8 (July – August 2003), entitled: «Duty and Right of issuing and taking a receipt in sales of products and providing services»,
19. In the magazine «Pravna misao», No. 11 (November) 2003, entitled: «Overview of the acts of crime from the field of taxes in the new Criminal Law of the FBiH»,
20. In the monthly expert magazine «Porezni savjetnik», No. 11 (November) 2003 entitled: «Possibility of issuing a protective measure of withdrawing a work permit»
21. In the monthly expert magazine «Porezni savjetnik», No. 1 (January) 2004, entitled: «Criminal responsibility for tax evasion»,
22. In the monthly expert magazine «Pravni savjetnik» No. 1 (January) 2004, entitled: «Execution of a fine imposed in the minor offence procedure»,
23. In the monthly expert magazine «Zips», No. 1 (January) 2004, entitled: «Legal issue of a protective measure of banning independent activity and sufficient evaluation of mitigating circumstances»,
24. In the monthly expert magazine «Pravni savjetnik», No. 2 (February) 2004, entitled: «Establishing debtor’s property in the executive procedure»,
25. In the monthly expert magazine « Pravni savjetnik» No. 4 (April) 2004, entitled: «On the reform of the minor offence law in Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
26. In the monthly expert magazine «Pravni savjetnika» No. 11-12 (November – December) 2005, entitled: «Bases of minor violation reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina»,
27. In the magazine «Pravna misao» No. 11-12 (November – December) 2005, entitled: «Assumptions for achievement of the state of law»,
28. In the magazine «Pravni savjetnik» No. 1-2 (January – February) 2006, entitled: «Principal changes in the minor violation procedure»,
29. In the Magazine «Pravna misao» No. 1-2 (January – February) 2006, entitled: «Sovereignty and state of law (the most difficult and the most complex matter in BiH)».
30. In the magazine “Pravna misao“ no. 1-2 (January – February) 2008, entitled “Webber model of a rational bureaucratic organisation with a special overview of the state administration reform”
31. In the collection of works of the Association for quality in Bosnia and Herzegovina “Quality 2009” from the 6th scientific-expert gathering with international participation, Neum, 4 – 7 June 2009 “Quality public administration in Bosnia and Herzegovina – basic assumptions”
32. ANNALS of the Faculty of Law of the University in Zenica 2011: “System of basic values in public administration with special review of the condition in Bosnia and Herzegovina”,
33. In the collection of works of the Association for quality in Bosnia and Herzegovina “Quality 2011” from the 7th scientific-expert gathering with international participation, Neum, 1st – 4 June 2011 “Quality of management in the public sector of Bosnia and Herzegovina”
34. Regional science conference with international participation: Stable Local Development challenges and opportunities, 3 – 4 June, Year 1, No.1, 2011: „Local community in the system of state governance“.
35. University Chronicles; magazine of the University in Travnik vol. 3 No. 2, Travnik, December 2011 “Form of administrative culture in Bosnia and Herzegovina”.
36. ANNALS of the Faculty of Law of the University of Zenica, No. 8; Year 4; December 2011: “Modern Tendences in Public Administration”,
37. Collection of works from the scientific-expert meeting with international participation “Aspects of public administration reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, University Chronicles, Vol. 4, No. 1, University in Travnik, 28. January 2012 “Basic assumptions of reform and professionalization of public administration in BiH”
38. Univerzitetska Hronika; magazine of the University in Travnik vol. 4 No. 1, Travnik, December 2012 “Administrative efficiency in enactment of specific decisions in administrative procedure”.
39. In the collection of works of the Association for Quality in Bosnia and Herzegovina “Quality 2013” from 7th scientific-expert gathering with international participation, Neum, 6 – 8 June 2013 “Principal bases for quality interpretation, application and amendment to the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina”
40. Univerzitetska Hronika; magazine of the University in Travnik vol. 4 No. 2, Travnik, December 2014 “Basic constitutional values for an individual in Bosnia and Herzegovina”.
41. “Topicality of the main theory problems in understanding the state and the law in the transition countries”, Politika – magazine for research of the phenomenon of politics, 12/2015; Novi Sad.
42. Collection of works of the Faculty of Law of the University in Travnik, year I, No. 2 (2016.) “Modern methods of work of public administration”.
43. Collection of works of the Faculty of Law of the University in Travnik (2017) “Control of Administration”

Projects:

1. In 2003 participated in the team for development of the VAT in BIH,
2. In 2006 participated in the reform of the minor violation courts in BiH.
3. In 2010 and 2011 participated in two projects: “Establishment of the quality management system, by the requirements of the international standard EN ISO 9001:2008”, within the agency “QMSI” Sarajevo, in the part related with designing the process and preparation of the documentation of quality, with present legislation from the field of public administration and local self-governance for the municipalities of Konjic and Modriča.
4. In 2012 and 2013 engaged on implementation of two projects of establishment of the quality management system, by the requirements of the international standard EN ISO 9001:2008, within the Agency “QMSI” Sarajevo, in the part related with designing the process of preparation of education of internal auditors of the QMS with accent on application of the present legal and other regulations.
5. In 2016, engaged on two projects on establishment of quality of services of municipal and cantonal administrations within the agency “QMSI” Sarajevo.

Conferences:

 Scientific-expert gathering with international participation “Quality 2009”, Neum, 4 – 7 June 2009.
 Scientific-expert gathering with international participation “Quality 2011”, Neum, 1st – 4 June 2011.
 Regional science conference with international participation “Stable Local Development challenges and opportunities“, Kosovo 3rd – 4 June 2011.
 Scientific-expert gathering with international participation “Aspects of public administration reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Azapovići, 28 January 2012.
 Scientific-expert gathering with international participation “Quality 2013”, Neum, 6 – 8 June 2013
 “Implications of Euro-Atlantic integrations on constitutional reforms in BiH” Kiseljak, 21 November 2017

Recognition for exceptional devotion and contribution in development of teaching and scientific activities awarded by the University of Travnik 2013.

Work Biography

2nd March 1985 – 15 April 1992 – Construction work organisation “Standard” Rogatica, manager of the legal and general service.

15 April 1992 – 15 July 1995 – Municipal Court, judge and president of the court Žepa

15 June 1996 – 2nd March 1997 – Superior Court in Tuzla, judge

2nd March 1997 – 2nd March 2006 – Federal tax administration – Central tax office Sarajevo, chairman of the commission for tax violations.

2nd March 2006 – 1st April 2007 – Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, minister of spatial planning.

1st April 2007 – 22nd October 2010 – Parliament of the Federation of BiH, representative in the House of Representatives.

2010 – 2018 – Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University in Travnik, the Faculty of Law of the University in Zenica, the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University in Sarajevo and the Faculty for Administration – Associated member of the University in Sarajevo

15 March 2018 – and on – Public Administration Reform Coordinator’s Office in BiH, deputy coordinator