Bosnia and Herzegovina: Introductory Note
Rainer GroteEdited By: Max Planck Institute
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Unusual for a national constitution, the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina came into being as annex to an international agreement, Annex 4 to the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which ended the war which had broken out in 1992 following the declaration of independence of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. It entered into force on December 14, 1995, upon the signing in Paris of the General Framework Agreement (popularly known as the Dayton Peace Agreement, Dayton being the...