The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

  Country profile: SLOVENIA

CEPEJ Member


National Correspondent


Head of Criminal Division of the Supreme Court of Slovenia



mag. Jaa VRABEC, LL.M.
Senior Judicial Adviser
President's Office
Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia
Tavčarjeva 9
1000 Ljubljana
+386 1 434 27 85 (direct)
+386 1 434 27 88 (Secretariat)
Member of the Lisbon Network


Pilot Courts



District Court of Novo Mesto

   Jerebova Ulica 2

   8000 NOVO MESTO
386 7 33 81 100
+386 7 33 22 058


District Court of Maribor

   Organisation Chart of the Court


District Court of Nova Gorica


   +386 5 33 51 675
   +386 5 33 51 697

Evaluation Exercise
Translations of CEPEJ documents (if available):




Links to relevant Institutions



Legal texts (Codes, laws, regulations etc.) (Register of legal texts) (General Assembly) (Ministry of Justice) (Supreme State Prosecutor's Office)

Case-law of the higher court/s
Other documents (e.g. forms) (Slovenian Courts)


Recent developments in the judicial field

Special mention at the Crystal Scales of Justice 2010 Prize for the initiative "Automated system for enforcement of authentic documents (COVL)", presented by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia


In December 2005 the Joint State Project THE ELIMINATION OF COURT BACKLOGS, THE LUKENDA PROJECT (named after the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Lukenda v. Slovenia from 6 October 2005) was adopted. Goal of the Project is the elimination of the court backlogs in the courts and Prosecutor's Offices by 31 December 2010.

Organisational chart of the system of justice