The Pravno-informacijski sistem Republike Slovenije (PIS) is a free, public database of information on national and EU laws, managed by the Slovenian Government Office for Legislation.
It can also be used to monitor the legislative process in Slovenia and to search the case law of Slovenian judiciary.
It integrates more than 15 national public databases and enables the users to search the relevant legal information more effectively.
Constitution - Ustava
The current Constitution (adopted in 1991) includes:
National Assembly law - Zakon
These general acts regulate the rights and duties of legal entities not regulated by the Constitution. They are:
Executive acts under the laws include decrees, rules, orders, and instructions.
Official consolidated text - Uradno prečiščeno besedilo
Official consolidated versions of basic laws and amending laws adopted by the National Assembly – published in the Slovenian Official Law Gazette and in electronic form on the National Assembly website.
They are a legal act with full legal effect, but the individual laws being consolidated remain in force and still have full legal effect.
Government decree / Ministerial rules - Uredba / Pravilnik
The most common acts implementing laws or EU regulations. They regulate certain fields in more detail.
Constitutional court decisions / orders - Sklep / Odločba
The Constitutional Court (exercising powers determined by the Constitution) decides on the conformity of:
It also decides on constitutional complaints about the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms by individual acts, etc.
Act ratifying international treaties - Zakon o ratifikaciji / Uredba o ratifikaciji
The National Assembly, the National Council, the government and ministers, the president, the Constitutional Court, etc. have the power to adopt other acts and instruments, and the database also contains:
Links to EU legal acts have been added to all the associated national legal acts.
All documents accessible through the PIS are in Slovene except for their titles which are mainly translated into English. All the national regulations and other acts are also published in the Slovenian Official Law Gazette.
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