The party wants the decisions the team makes to protect people from infectious diseases to enter into force only after being approved by parliament.
The crisis management team is an artificially created body with artificial powers which, by its decisions, restricts citizens’ liberties, and only parliament should decide on that, MP Marijan Pavliček told the press.
MP Vesna Vučemilović said parliament should take a more active part in decision-making on COVID rules, adding that a more active engagement by all political actors would defuse the tensions in society.
Members of parliament should say what they think of any measure proposed by the crisis management team, said MP Hrvoje Zekanović, adding that “decisions should be made in parliament, not by some para-body.”
MP Marko Milanović Litre said the government must take responsibility for the team’s decisions.
Asked about Austria’s initiative to ban the Bleiburg commemoration, Pavliček said Croatia’s diplomacy must fight for the commemoration to continue to take place, adding that “in the past few years, that gathering was dignified, without any World War II insignia.”
The gathering is held annually in Loibach Field near Bleiburg, Austria to commemorate soldiers of the Nazi-allied Croatian Ustasha regime and civilians killed there at the end of WWII.
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