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II. THE REPRESENTATION OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT


Article 2
(Representation)

(1) The Constitutional Court is represented by the President of the Constitutional Court (hereinafter referred to as the President). During the President's absence or upon the authorisation of the President, the Vice President of the Constitutional Court (hereinafter referred to as the Vice President) represents the Constitutional Court and performs other tasks within its jurisdiction.

(2) If the President and the Vice President are absent, the tasks of the President are performed by a judge of the Constitutional Court (hereinafter referred to as a Constitutional Court judge) in accordance with the rule of seniority.

(3) The Constitutional Court is also represented by the Secretary General of the Constitutional Court (hereinafter referred to as the Secretary General) in matters outside judicial proceedings and within the limits of the Secretary General's competence, or within the limits authorised by the President.

Article 3
(External Relations)

(1) The President cooperates with the President of the Republic, the President of the National Assembly, the President of the Government, the President of the National Council, the President of the Supreme Court, and the heads of other state authorities in a manner that ensures the autonomy and independence of the Constitutional Court as the highest body of the judicial power for the protection of constitutionality, legality, and human rights and fundamental freedoms.

(2) The Constitutional Court establishes contacts and cooperates with international organisations, foreign constitutional courts, and other courts of foreign countries which have a position equal to constitutional courts.

(3) The President may authorise one of the Constitutional Court judges to manage the affairs which fall within the area of cooperation referred to in the preceding paragraph.
 
Article 4
(The Seal)

The Constitutional Court has a seal which contains the coat-of-arms of the Republic of Slovenia in the middle of it, and which is encircled by the inscription "Ustavno sodišče Republike Slovenije" [The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia].