Chief Justice of Canada Mrs. Beverly McLachlin and President of the Constitutional Court of Slovenia Dr. Janez Čebulj

On 2nd and 3rd June 2005, the Constitutional Court of Slovenia received an official visit from the delegation of the Supreme Court of Canada, led by Mrs. Beverly McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada. She was accompanied by Mr. Michel Bastarache, judge of the Supreme Court, and Mrs. Nancy Brooks, senior legal adviser.

Among other competences, the Supreme Court of Canada is empowered to exercise constitutional review. The distinguished guests and the judges of the Constitutional Court of Slovenia exchanged information concerning their practice in constitutional review and their experiences on judicial protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.