Guide through the Constitutional Court

7. Where can Constitutional Court decisions be accessed?
Decisions of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia are published on the website of the Constitutional Court and in the IUS-INFO databases. All decisions of the Constitutional Court, i.e. decisions and orders which contain a statement of reasons, adopted in cases from within the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court, have been regularly published on the website of the Constitutional Court and in the IUS-INFO databases since 1991. Certain decisions are published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, in other official gazettes, in the Collected Decisions and Orders of the Constitutional Court, and in other legal databases.

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.