Guide through the Constitutional Court

1. What is the Constitutional Court?

The Constitutional Court is an independent and autonomous state authority which carries out constitutional review – it is the highest body of the judiciary for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Slovenia and a guardian of constitutionality and legality.The decisions of the Constitutional Court are binding. In relation to other state authorities, the Constitutional Court is an autonomous and independent state authority. The seat of the Constitutional Court is in Ljubljana.


Frequently Asked Questions

Answer

20. Does the Constitutional Court conduct a public hearing before deciding on a case?

A public hearing is called if the President of the Constitutional Court so decides or upon the proposal of three Constitutional Court judges. The Constitutional Court invites to the public hearing the participants in proceedings and other persons whose presence at the public hearing is deemed necessary.

The Constitutional Court always adopts decisions at closed sessions.