The Provincial Secretariat for Economy and Tourism, in accordance with the law and Statute, shall perform tasks of the provincial administration in the field of economic and regional development, tourism, catering industry, spas and health resorts, industry and crafts, electronic communications, fairs and other business manifestations, related to the preparation of acts for the Provincial Assembly or the Provincial Government, which shall: regulate and enable a balanced regional development in the field of economy; determine the issues in the field of tourism of significance to the Province; determine the planning and the development of tourism; determine and enact the tourism development strategy; propose and declare the tourist area in the territory of AP Vojvodina; propose the member of the Commission for the categorisation of tourist areas; propose the establishment of organisations for the improvement and development of tourism and exercise founder's rights thereof; regulate the exploitation of mineral and thermal waters, health and climatic resources; regulate the issues of significance to the Province, regarding the field of industry; define the balanced economic development plan and agenda; define the old crafts specific to the area of AP Vojvodina, as well as the measures for their improvement and development; regulate matters of provincial interest, in the field of electronic communications and regulate planning and development of electronic communications and information society in the territory of AP Vojvodina; regulate fairs and other related events of significance to the province; regulate the establishment, categorisation and manner of work of the fair centres; establish the network of fair and other related events, in the territory of AP Vojvodina.
The Provincial Secretariat for Economy and Tourism shall, in the field of tourism and the protection of intellectual property rights and other related rights, in the production and trade of goods and electronic communications and in accordance with the law, perform the conferred tasks of the state administration, which are conferred to the AP Vojvodina authorities, pursuant to the law.
The Provincial Secretariat for Economy and Tourism shall perform executive, expert and development tasks of the provincial administration and conduct the supervision over the implementation of regulations within the scope of its competences; the Secretariat shall monitor the work of institutions and public services founded by AP Vojvodina.
The Provincial Secretariat for Economy and Tourism, in accordance with the law and the Statute, shall perform tasks of the provincial administration, in the field of labour and employment, related to the preparation of acts for the Assembly or the Provincial Government, establishment of funds and other legal entities within this field and exercise of founder's rights thereof; design of the proposal for the active employment policy plan in the province; preparation of provincial employment action plans; implementation of active employment policy measures in the province, in accordance with the law, the Employment strategy and action plan in AP Vojvodina; the Provincial Secretariat for Economy and Tourism shall monitor the implementation of regulations and strategic documents, in the field of employment, labour, occupational safety and health; prepare the decisions on the establishment of organisations of interest to AP Vojvodina, in the aforementioned fields; give legal opinions and directions for the implementation of regulations and other legal and other acts to the organisations, institutions and citizens; monitor the state and implementation of regulations in the field of occupational safety and health in the provincial administration authorities; propose the activities and measures for solving problems, in the field of occupational safety and health; monitor the situation and implementation of regulations in regard to the employment status of persons with disabilities; propose the activities and measures for the improvement of the employment status of persons with disabilities; promote the employment of persons with disabilities and other categories of citizens with difficulties in acquiring employment; monitor the implementation of antidiscrimination policies, in the field of labour and employment; monitor subsidising of business entities in the province and transferring towards the lower governance authorities, in the field of employment; prepare presentations on the potentials of the province, in the field of labour and employment; monitor the state and trends on the labour market in AP Vojvodina; monitor the implementation of ratified conventions and recommendations of the International Labour Organisation and make reports of their implementation; cooperate with the international, regional and state bodies, organisations and associations, in the field of employment, labour, occupational health and safety; coordinate and support the work of the Provincial Socio-Economic Council, the Provincial Employment Council, the Provincial Council for Occupational Health and Safety and other working bodies, in the field of labour and employment; propose the Director of the Provincial Employment Service; encourage the development of the tripartite social dialogue in the province, monitor the institutional social dialogue and the valid legal framework; monitor the activity of social partnership in the event of a crisis (failed privatisation, strikes, most endangered economic branches); with the Provincial Employment Council and other interested entities, it shall start initiatives for the amendments to labour legislation and social policies; initiate the activities for the harmonisation of the labour and social legislation with the normative-institutional framework and the practise of social dialogue; undertake activities pertaining to raising the capacities of social partners (trade unions and employers) for the equal participation in the social dialogue; monitor the impact of macroeconomic elements (trends in economy, labour market, employment policy) on the functioning of the social dialogue in the province; promote the advantages of a more developed social dialogue through continuous updates to the public, regarding the actors, contents and the instruments of social dialogue; cooperate with trade union organisations, employers' organisations and associations; take part in resolving the issues of significance for the exercise of economic freedoms and rights of employees, material and social position of employers and the employees; promote the development of the culture of negotiation and encourage peaceful solutions for collective labour disputes; follow a social dialogue at the local level and the work of the network of employment councils in the Province; monitor the networking of the participants in the social dialogue in the province; monitor the conclusion of collective agreements in the province; monitor the attitude of the public and media towards the social dialogue.
The Provincial Secretariat for Economy and Tourism shall perform other tasks when they are conferred to it pursuant to the law, Provincial Assembly decision or another regulation.