Under the bill, the rights can be exercised by Croatian as well as foreign nationals, provided they were Croatia’s residents during the 1991-95 war. It is estimated that the bill will apply to 2,500 more beneficiaries.
Among other things, the bill facilitates eligibility for the family disability allowance and increases the individual disability allowance.
Committee chair Milorad Pupovac (Independent Democratic Serb Party) said it was important that the bill covered all Homeland War victims and that it should define collaborators more precisely.
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