CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ACT36
(1) The procedure for the review of the constitutionality or legality of regulations or general acts issued for the exercise of public authority can be initiated by a request submitted by:
- the National Assembly;
- one third of the deputies;
- the National Council;
- the Government;
- the Human Rights Ombudsman if he deems that a regulation or general act issued for the exercise of public authority inadmissibly interferes with human rights or fundamental freedoms;
- the Information Commissioner, provided that a question of constitutionality or legality arises in connection with a procedure he is conducting;
- the Bank of Slovenia or the Court of Audit, provided that a question of constitutionality or legality arises in connection with a procedure they are conducting;
- the State Prosecutor General, provided that a question of constitutionality arises in connection with a case the State Prosecutor's Office is conducting;
- representative bodies of local communities, provided that the constitutional position or constitutional rights of a local community are interfered with;
- representative associations of local communities, provided that the rights of local communities are threatened;
- national representative trade unions for an individual activity or profession, provided that the rights of workers are threatened.
(2) The applicants referred to in the preceding paragraph may not submit a request to initiate the procedure for the review of the constitutionality or legality of regulations and general acts issued for the exercise of public authority which they have adopted by themselves.
Abuse of Personal Data
(1) Whoever publishes or transmits for publication personal data processed without the basis of the statute or the personal consent of the individual to whom the personal data relate, that are processed on the basis of statute or with the personal consent of the individual,
shall be punished by a fine or by imprisonment of up to one year.
(2) Whoever breaks into a computer database in order to acquire personal data for his or a third person's use shall be punished in accordance with the preceding paragraph.
(3) Whoever publishes on the World Wide Web or publishes in another manner or enables another person to publish personal data of victims of criminal offences, victims of violation of rights and liberties, protected witnesses, which are contained in judicial records of court proceedings, in which the presence of the public or witness identification or protected witnesses and personal records thereof related to the court proceeding was not allowed according to the statute or court decision, on the basis of which these persons may be identified or are identifiable,
shall be punished by imprisonment of up to three years.
(4) Whoever assumes the identity of another person or, by processing his personal data, exploits his or her rights, gains proceeds or non-pecuniary benefits or adversely affects his personal dignity,
shall be punished by imprisonment from three months up to three years.
(5) Whoever commits the offence referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article by trnasminitting for publication or publishing sensitive personal data,
shall be punished by imprisonment of up to two years.
(6) If any offence from the preceding paragraphs of this Article is committed by an official person through the abuse of office or official authority,
he shall be punished by imprisonment of up to five years.
(7) The prosecution under paragraph 4 of this Article shall be initiated upon a motion.
Request to Cease Infringement of Personality Rights
(1) All persons shall have the right to request the court or any other relevant authority to order that action that infringes the inviolability of the human person, personal and family life or any other personality right be ceased, that such action be prevented or that the consequences of such action be eliminated.
(2) The court or other relevant authority may order that the violator cease such action, with failure to do so resulting in the mandatory payment of a monetary sum to the person affected, levied in total or per time unit.
Reimbursement of Material Damage in Case of Defamation or Calumny
(1) Any person that defames another or asserts or disseminates untrue statements on the past, knowledge or capability of another, even though the former knows or should have known that they were untrue, and thereby inflicts material damage on the latter must reimburse such damage.
(2) However any person that reports anything untrue about another without knowing that such was untrue shall not be liable for the damage inflicted if there was a serious interest in so doing for the former or the person to whom the report was made.
Publication of Judgement or Correction
In a case of the infringement of a personality right the court may order the publication of the judgement or a correction at the injurer’s expense or order that the injurer must retract the statement by which the infringement was committed or do anything else through which it is possible to achieve the purpose achieved via compensation.
(1) Just monetary compensation independent of the reimbursement of material damage shall pertain to the injured party for physical distress suffered, for mental distress suffered owing to a reduction in life activities, disfigurement, the defamation of reputation or honour, the truncation of freedom or a personality right, or the death of a close person, and for fear, if the circumstances of the case, particularly the level and duration of distress and fear, so justify, even if there was no material damage.
(2) The amount of compensation for non-material damage shall depend on the importance of the good affected and the purpose of the compensation, and may not support tendencies that are not compatible with the nature and purpose thereof.