Privacy rights in Montenegro

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Privacy rights in Montenegro are guaranteed by the constitution from 2007.

Right to Privacy in Montenegro

PART 2 ARTICLE 28

The inviolability of the physical and mental integrity of a man, and privacy and individual rights thereof shall be guaranteed.

PART 2 ARTICLE 40 RIGHT TO PRIVACY

Everybody shall have the right to respect for his/her private and family life.

PART 2 ARTICLE 41 INVIOLABILITY OF HOME

Home shall be inviolable.

No one shall enter the dwelling place or other premises against the will of the possessor thereof and search them without a court warrant.

The search of premises shall be conducted in the presence of two witnesses.

A person in official capacity may enter other people's dwelling place or other premises without the court warrant and conduct the search without the presence of witnesses if so necessary for the prevention of execution of a criminal offence, immediate apprehension of a perpetrator or to save people and property.

PART 2 ARTICLE 42 CONFIDENTIALITY OF CORRESPONDENCE

Confidentiality of letters, telephone conversations and other means of communication shall be inviolable.

The principle of inviolability of confidentiality of letters, telephone calls and other means of communication shall be deviated from only on the basis of a court decision, if so required for the purposes of conducting criminal proceedings or for the security of Montenegro.