We are involved in ensuring constitutionality and legality, the systemic coordination of legislation, and conformity with the legal drafting rules applying to laws and other state regulations in the Republic of Slovenia.
One of the basic responsibilities of the Government Office for Legislation is to consider draft laws and other acts that the government submits to the National Assembly or those that the National Assembly submits to the government in order to obtain its opinion, and drafts of legal acts issued by the government and ministers in order to ascertain compliance with the constitution and the legal system, as well as with the acquis and with technical legal rules. The Government Office for Legislation also deals with issues relating to the development of the legal system and, in cooperation with the government and line ministries, ensures adherence to constitutional principles and to legality. More >>
The quality of drafting of legislation is a primary responsibility within the Office for Legislation. The latter intervene at all stages of adopting each legal act to ensure that legislative proposals and adopted acts are clear and precise and comply with the rules as to form. More >>
The historic case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union selected for the 2004 accession countries consists of 948 judgments and orders of the (1956 – April 2004). In 2001, an initial tranche of 869 documents was officially sent to the candidate countries in order to be translated into national languages. It is the Office for Legislation which is responsible to provide the Slovenian version of the historic case-law. More >>
The Government Office for Legislation, in line with the Ordinance on the organisation and the working area of the Government Office for Legislation (OJ RS, No. 139/06), carries out the notification of national legal acts adopted in order to ensure the transposition of Directives into Slovenia’s legal system, and reports to the government in this respect. More >>
The Government Office for Legislation participates in infingment procedures initiated by the European Commission in cooperation with the competent ministry or government office, which draws up replies to the letters addressed to the Slovenian Government. More >>