Local Self-Government

Article 114
(1) The right of citizens to local self-government is guaranteed.

(2) Municipalities are units of local self-government

(3) Within municipalities forms of neighborhood self-government may be established.

(4) Municipalities are financed from their own sources of income determined by law as well as by funds from the Republic.

(5) Local self-government is regulated by a law adopted by a two-thirds majority of the total number of Representatives.
 
Article 115
(1) In units of local self-government, citizens directly and through representatives participate in decision-making on issues of local relevance particularly in the fields of urban planning, communal activities, culture, sport, social security and child care, preschool education, primary education, basic health care and other fields determined by law.

(2) The municipality is autonomous in the execution of its constitutionally and legally determined spheres of competence;
supervision of the legality of its work is carried out by the Republic.

(3) The carrying out of specified matters can by law be entrusted to the municipality by the Republic.
 
Article 116
The territorial division of the Republic and the area administered by each municipality are defined by law.
 
Article 117
(1) The City of Skopje is a particular unit of local self-government the organization of which is regulated by law.

(2) In the City of Skopje, citizens directly and through representatives participate in decision-making on issues of relevance for the City of Skopje particularly in the field of urban planning, communal activities, culture, sport, social security and child care, preschool education, primary education, basic health care and other fields determined by law.

(3) The City of Skopje is financed from its own sources of income determined by law, as well as by funds from the Republic.

(4) The City is autonomous in the execution of its constitutionally and legally determined spheres of competence; supervision of the legality of its work is carried out by the Republic.

(5) By law, the Republic can entrust the carrying out of specified matters to the City.