The current situation in the railway system of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall be identified by collecting of the data on the current state of the system, BiH Law on Railways and other relevant laws and bylaws at all three levels: state level, Entities level and level of present integrated railway companies. All relevant EU documents, including relevant Directives that shall constitute an integral part of this set of papers shall be collected, and draft transposition of Acquis requirements into laws and bylaws of the BiH rail system prepared under Component A.
Component A presents the first stage of the project. It shall consider stocktaking of relevant legal and regulatory documents relevant for the functioning of the railway sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the initial stage, the relevant EU documents, including relevant the EU Directives, standards and regulations shall be identified, located and noted. The same approach shall be maintained concerning regulatory document of the international conventions and agencies the BiH railway system is associated with. The assignment shall enable the access to such documents in an easy and time-saving manner. The BiH Law on Railways and all relevant laws, bylaws and regulations at all three levels: State level, Entities’ levels / Brčko District of BiH, and companies’ levels, applicable in BiH, shall be collected, systemised, and made available in all three official languages in BiH and in English language. The Regulatory and legislative framework applicable in BiH shall be compared against the regulatory frameworks of the EU and international organisations, associations and agencies, and draft modifications to ensure full compliance of the local framework drafted and proposed for their adoption by local authorities.