The Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior


Head of Administration

Ms. Ljiljana Šestić, was born on 2 February 1959 in Gradiška, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She finished high-school in Banja Luka in 1976, and graduated at the Faculty of Law in Banj Luka in 1980. She started working at the Ministry of the Interior on 11 July 1994 and has performed tasks on the following positions: at PSC Banja Luka, she worked as administrative officer for employment relations until May 1997; head of Department for admistration and legal affairs until 22 September 1998; head of Department for legal affairs and human resources until 11 March 2001; secretary at the Cabinet of the Minister until 22 March 2006; head of Department for legal affairs; deputy to the head of Administration for legal affairs and human resources. She started performing duties of the head of the Administration on 22 April 2015.


+387 51 334-348
+387 51 334-399
Bulevar Desanke Maksimović Street 4, 78000 Banja Luka


Administration for Legal Affairs and Human Resources conducts the following activities:

  • to monitor, study and observe the effect and consequences of laws and other regulations and expert explanations in the field of internal affairs, and based on these, to propose and participate in creating amendments to them;
  • to analyze the causes and consequences of irregularities and omissions in the work of the internal organizational units of the Ministry and suggests measures to eliminate them;
  • to monitor the timeliness of adopting general regulations for implementing laws and other regulations in the field of internal affairs and their compliance with the law;
  • to provide expert opinions related to certain legal issues
  • to supervise the implementation of administrative internal affairs within organizational units of the Ministry
  • to conduct appellate legal procedure based on citizens’ complaints about solutions of basic organizational units in the field of administrative internal affairs, and first instance procedures in that field which is in the competence of the Ministry at the headquarters;
  • to monitor and analyze personnel situation and realization of personnel policy;
  • to monitor and analyze the functioning of the organization of the Ministry;
  • to take care of education and professional training of the employees;
  • to prepare decisions for resolving employment status;
  • to conduct all types of medical examinations for the Ministry;
  • to provide primary health care for the employees, students of the Police Academy, as well as participants of the courses and seminars.

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