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


13. Will the Constitutional Court inform me that my application has been correctly filed and registered?

If an application has been filed with the Constitutional Court, within a few days of its receipt the Office of the Registrar of the Constitutional Court informs the applicant of the register into which the application has been entered and the registration number it has been assigned, the judge rapporteur who was assigned the case, and the manner of providing information on the status of proceedings.

If an application cannot be registered among cases from within the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court, the Secretary General of the Constitutional Court explains to the applicant why his application could not be registered and under what conditions proceedings before the Constitutional Court can be initiated.