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Serbia’s defence sector is vulnerable to corruption, suffering from poor parliamentary oversight, weak management systems and high levels of secrecy. Most of defence procurement procedures are exempt from the provisions of the public procurement law and independent parliamentary oversight has been eroded through apparent lack of political will and shortages in expertise. Serbia’s Law on Whistleblower Protection is comprehensive, but its provisions and application to defence personnel are yet to be promoted among staff.
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