Guide through the Constitutional Court

9. Pending Cases

The list of all pending cases involving a review of the constitutionality and legality of regulations can be accessed on the website of the Constitutional Court. Furthermore, it is possible to view the status of a case according to its registration number, which is communicated to petitioners, applicants, and constitutional complainants by the Office of the Registrar of the Constitutional Court after the application has been appropriately filed before the Constitutional Court. Due to the protection of personal data, only certain data on the status of the case may be accessed on the website.


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.