Instruction to authors
Scientific and professional articles

Science and professional articles may be published in Serbian (Cyrillic or Latin), English, German, French and Russian language. The authors who submit their work in Serbian language must write an abstract at the beginning of a text that should involve no more than 250 words, as well as five to ten key words and summary at the end of a text, which includes no more than one-tenth of a text length and the same number of key words in English language. The authors who submit their manuscripts in foreign language should write an abstract at the beginning of the text that should involve no more than 250 words, a well as five to ten key words and a summary at the end of a text which includes no more than two-tenth of a text length and the same number of key words that are to be published in Serbian language. Editorial board of the journal will provide translation of summaries and key words into Serbian language.

The authors should put the name of the institution in which they are employed with beside their family and personal name, as well as their contact address involving e-mail address.

The scope of scientific and professional articles is limited to two author sheets. In exceptional cases, editorial board may decide to accept more detailed manuscripts.

Editorial board receives exclusively unpublished works (scientific and professional articles) which are subjected to double-blind peer-review and classification in accordance with Typology of document/works for bibliography management in COBISS. The works that have been accepted or already published in “Herald of Law” may be published in other publication, but only with the permission of editorial board with clear remark on their publishing in “Herald of Law”. If an article, before the publishing in “Herald of Law”, was orally presented on a science conference (under the same or similar title), information on that is indicated at the bottom of the first page of an article.

Manuscripts of authors must be submitted in WORD, Times New Roman, font 12 (footnotes 10), line spacing 1,5, page size A4, left and right margin 3cm, upper and bottom margin 2, 5 cm.

Manuscripts should have following structure:

I., II, III, etc.
A., B., C., etc., or А, Б, В, etc.
1., 2., 3.,
a), b), c), etc., or а), б), в), etc.
Title and subtitle of a manuscript should be written in the center.

Other contributions

Other contributions (seminar works, chosen rulings, book reviews, etc) may also be published in any of above mentioned languages and must be submitted in WORD, Times New Roman, font 12, line spacing 1,5.

Editorial board keeps the right to adapt submitted contributions (scientific and professional articles and other contributions) to general rules of journal editing and Serbian language standards.

Manuscripts can be submitted in electronic form to CD or mail address of editorial staff (including the address of editor-in-chief and editorial board secretary).

Rules of citation
   
1. Books

First letter of a personal name, family name of an author, book title (italic), the year and date of publishing, font number (without abbreviation pp.) An example: N. Djurdjevic, Practicum for Law on Obligations, Kragujevac, 2002, 22.

If there are more places of publishing that are specified in a book, the first two places, separated by dash, should be specified. An example: F. Bydlinski, Juristische Methodenlehre, Wien-New York, 1991, 55.

2. Journals (articles)


First letter of a personal name, family name of an author, title of an article, number of an article and a year of publishing, page number. An example: J. Radisic, Serbian Draft Code of Medical Ethics, Life of Law, 9, 2003, 222.

3. Texts from collected papers

First letter of a personal name, family name of an author, title of a text, in: title of collected papers (ed. name of an editor-in-chief), place and date of publishing, page number.

An example: S. Djordjevic, Private law relations with foreign element and internet, in: Individual human rights and freedoms through a concept of new legislation of the Republic of Serbia (ed. S. Bejatovic), vol. 2, Faculty of Law,University of Kragujevac, Institute for law and social sciences, Kragujevac, 2003, 261.

4. E-text

First letter of a personal name, family name of an author,  title of a text (web pages), URL, a website visit date (date, month, year). An example: K. Boele-Woelki, Internet und IPR: Wo geht jemand ins Netz?, http://cui.unige.ch/~billard/ipilec/BOELED1.HTM , visit date: 14. 02. 2002.

5. Statutory acts

Name of a statutory act, name of a gazette where it has been published, number and year of publishing. If a mentioned provision will be cited later in a text,  when it is cited for the first time, an  abbreviation of an statutory act shold be put in brackets, under it will be known in a text.  An example: Civil procedure Act (CPA), The official gazette of the Republic of Serbia,125/04.

6. Case-law

Type of ruling and a court instance, ruling number and date of publishing (day, month, year), name of a publication where it is published and a page number where it can be found. An example: Order of the District Court in Belgrade, Civ. App. 1782/04, Selection of case-law, 2/2005, 62). If a ruling has not yet been published, it is needed to make a note on that. An example: Order of the District Court in Belgrade, Civ. App. 1782/04, unpublished.

7. Other rules

1. If there are more than author of an article or a book, their names should be separated by comma. An example: S. Djordjevic, V. Stankovic, Law on obligations, Belgrade, 1987. When there are more than three authors of a book, it should be specified first letter of an author's name and his/her family name with adding abbreviation et al. (et alia). An exampe: T. Varadi, et. al., International Private Law, Belgrade, 2008.

2. When more specified pages are cited, they should be separated by dash, and when more unspecified pages are cited,  after specifying the first page,  the words „et cetera“ should follow. An example: N. Djurdjevic, Practicum for Law on Obligations, Kragujevac, 2002, 22-27. An example: J. Radisic, Serbian Draft Code of Medical Ethics, Life of Law, 9, 2003, 222 et cetera.

3. If a text of the certain author has already been cited, on new citation of the same text, after first letter of an author's personal name and family name, it should be put, instead of text,  abbreviation op.cit., followed by page number. An example: J. Radisic, op.cit., 222.

4. If the same publication, as well as the same page, have been cited (consecutively), it should be used only the abbrevation Ibid. If a part of publication that is specified in the previos footnote, but not placed at the same page,  is cited,  page number should be specified  after abbreviation Ibid. (an example: Ibid., 55.).
 
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