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


23. Does the Constitutional Court provide legal counsel, issue legal opinions, or decide whether draft laws are in compliance with the Constitution?

No. The Constitutional Court does not provide legal counsel, does not issue legal opinions, and does not have jurisdiction to decide whether draft laws or regulations are in compliance with the Constitution.