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The Department of Market Inspection in Pirot have set the following permanent tasks as their priorities:

1) Trade control on all kinds of goods;

2) Quality control of industrial non-food products (especially electronic appliances, textile products, i.e. clothing and footwear);

3) Control over the implementation of the Law on Tobacco

4) Control over the legality of trade in audio-visual equipment, images and publications

5) Control over servicing of electrical household appliances, auto services, other technical products;

6) Control over a commission sale of textile products and footwear;

7) Trade and quality control of motor oils and lubricants;

8) Trade control of spare parts and first-aid kits;

9) Control of chemical products;

10) Control over the implementation of the Law on Advertising;

11) Control regarding the intellectual property protection;

12) Consumer protection control (especially by expeditiously resolving citizens´ complaints);

13) Trade control in public areas (suppressing illegal work, legalising the trade).



  • Telephone: +381 10 360-383 

  • Telephone: +381 64 818-8644 




The main legislation and other supporting regulations which are applied by a tourist inspector in his/her work are as follows:

– the Law on Tourism;

– the Law on Entrepreneurs;

– the Law of Contract and Torts, Chapter XXIV (Contract of organisation);

– the rules on classification, minimum conditions and categorisation of catering and hospitality facilities;

– the rules on detailed conditions and manners of issuing licences for the purposes of organising tourist trips;

– the rules on detailed terms of equipping business premises, as well as on the conditions for persons performing the activities of tourist intermediation.


When performing the inspection, a tourist inspector is authorised to do the following:

– to ascertain whether travel agencies, tourist agencies and catering and hospitality facilities have fulfilled the requirements for the initiation of their business activities;

– to control the provision of services in certain facilities in terms of adherence to prescribed standards for an approved categorisation;

– to ascertain the identity of employees in legal entities, as well as of natural persons engaged in tourism and hospitality industry;

– to review contracts, records, travel documents and other documentation necessary for determining the legality of operations of a legal entity or a natural person;

– to impose a spot fine;

– to submit an application to a competent authority on criminal act or civil offense, i.e. to submit a request for initiating misdemeanour proceedings, etc.

A tourist inspector controls the following facilities:

– travel, i.e. tourist agencies;

– catering facilities;

– hospitality facilities.