Guide through the Constitutional Court

4. Sessions

The Constitutional Court decides on matters from within its jurisdiction at sessions, unless otherwise provided by the Constitutional Court Act or the Rules of Procedure of the Constitutional Court. The President of the Constitutional Court presides over sessions of the Constitutional Court. The sessions of the Constitutional Court are determined by the work schedule for the spring and autumn terms. The Constitutional Court decides on questions that are connected with its organisation and work at administrative sessions. More


Frequently Asked Questions

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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 principal powers of the Constitutional Court include reviewing the constitutionality of laws, reviewing the constitutionality and legality of other regulations, and deciding on constitutional complaints stemming from the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms by individual acts of state authorities, local community authorities, and bearers of public authority.