On March 12, 2020, the Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia issued an Operational Notice regarding the implementation of safety measures requiring public air transport operators to provide sufficient disinfectants to prevent the spreading of COVID-19  On January 10, 2020, the following regulations were published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia: the Regulation on Unmanned Aircraft, the Regulation amending the Regulation on training and certificates of the personnel responsible for conducting security screenings and training organizations of aviation security personnel, and the Regulation on the third country air carriers subject to ban or operating restriction. These regulations will enter into force on 18 january, with the exception of the Regulation on the Unmanned Aircraft, which will enter into force on 15 February. 

Aviation security is a set of measures, human and material resources to safeguard aviation and general public from the acts of unlawful interference. In this respect, the security measures are implemented in accordance with national laws, regulations and the enacted programs which are generated on the basis of the international standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC), and European Union.

Aviation Security Section (AVSEC) is responsible for the supervisory, administrative, regulatory and other expert activities related to:

  • Implementation of inspection oversight, auditing measures and tests for all entities applying security measures under the Air Transport Law, National Aviation Safety Program and secondary security-related legislation, as well as the entities performing civil aviation security training.
  • Drafting primary legislation and regulations, National Aviation Security Program, Aviation Security Quality Assurance Program, Aviation Security Training Program, National Facilitation Program and expert opinion in relation to the application of the international Regulations, Standards and recommended practices and ratified international conventions in the field, aviation security and air transport facilities;
  • Proposing secondary legislation for preventing the acts of unlawful interference;
  • Issuance of security permit to conduct access control and airport security checks, approval to acquire the status of a regulated agent, known consignor and regulated supplier of in-flight supplies, certificate on the right to train aviation personnel in the field of aviation security;

For more detail on the competencies of AVSEC please refer to the Fact Sheet section
For more detail on primary and secondary legislation please refer to the Regulations section