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

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22. Can I obtain copies of the documents of the case in which I am a participant in proceedings before the Constitutional Court?

Participants in proceedings before the Constitutional Court may inspect the case file while the proceedings are pending before the Constitutional Court. Participants in proceedings before the Constitutional Court may inspect the case file during office hours at the Office of the Registrar of the Constitutional Court under the supervision of a court employee. The right to inspect a case file also encompasses the right to copy certain parts of the case file; participants in proceedings may also be sent a copy by mail. The Constitutional Court determined a minimal schedule of fees for issuing such copies, which is available at http://www.us-rs.si/vloge/stroskovnik-za-fotokopije/.