Supervisory Order on the Appointment of Branko Damjanac to the Position of Mayor of Brcko District of BiH

In accordance with thepowers vested in me in paragraph 37 of Brcko Final Arbitral Award of March 5, 1999, and paragraph 3 of the Annex of August 18, 1999;

Recalling the Supervisory Order of November 12, 2003, revoking the appointment of Sinisa Kisic to the position of Mayor of Brcko District;

With the aim to fill in the vacant position of the Mayor, restore the Interim Government of Brcko District to its full composition and ensure the continuity of its work, until the Assembly that will come out of elections scheduled for October 2004 elects a Mayor;

Following consultations with the political parties on the candidates they have recommended for the position of the Mayor;

I hereby order that:

  1. Branko Damjanac is appointed to the position of Mayor of Brcko District to serve until elections are held for the District Assembly and a Mayor is elected in accordance with the procedure provided in Articles 55 of the Statute of the Brcko District (Brcko District Official Gazette No. 1/00).
  2. Branko Damjanac is mandated to take up his appointment and carry out his duties in accordance with the Statute and the laws of the Brcko District.

This order shall have immediate effect and shall be published in the Brcko District Official Gazette.


Gerhard Sontheim

Acting Supervisor of Brcko District

Office of High Representative

Posted in Supervisory orders


The International Community believes that the Brcko authorities have the institutional capacity to serve the people of the District and to address the challenges which residents face.