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Andreja Katič assumed duties of the Minister of Justice


On Friday, September 14th, Andreja Katič assumed duties of the Minister of Justice as a member of Slovenia's 13th government.    Andreja Katič was born on 22 December 1969 in Slovenj Gradec. In 1996, she graduated from the...

The new Justice Minister is Goran Klemenčič


Slovenia's 12th government was sworn in as the National Assembly endorsed the cabinet line-up of Miro Cerar by 54 votes to 25 with 6 abstentions on Thursday after a ten-hour session. The new Justice Minister is Goran Klemenčič.

Amendments to insolvency legislation to enable faster restructuring of companies


Ljubljana – “The amendments to the insolvency act which were approved today provide the legal framework for resolving one of the key problems in Slovenia, i.e. the over-indebtedness of companies, whose main creditors are banks,”...

Minister Pličanič attends Justice and Home Affairs meeting


Ljubljana, 7 October 2013 – Minister of Justice Senko Pličanič attended the meeting of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg, which was focused primarily on the proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation and...

Slovenia Ratifies Convention against Child Abuse - the Lanzarote Convention


The Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse requires criminalisation of all kinds of sexual offences against children.States signatories must adopt specific...

Prison Officers Promised More Funding


Justice Minister Senko Pličanič reached an agreement with the trade unions of prison officers on Friday to start solving the problem of staff and funding shortages at prisons. He also pledged to put in a plea for extra funds for...

Government Adopts Measures to Boost Efficiency of Judiciary


The government adopted on Thursday changes to the courts act and the judicial service act and confirmed a commitment to improve the situation in the judiciary. The government wishes to restore trust in Slovenia's rule of law and...