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Tuerk Urges Constitutional Amendments to Lift Load on Top Court

Ljubljana, 24 April - Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk has asked parliament to amend the Constitution in order to lift the load on Slovenia's highest court. In a rare address to the National Assembly, Tuerk said that the reform of the Constitutional Court "is badly needed", while also calling for broader changes to improve the situation at Slovenia's courts.

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (pictured) addressing the parliament on the issues of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (pictured) addressing the parliament on the issues of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (pictured) addressing the parliament on the issues of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, DZ.
Nadaljevanje seje DZ, na kateri je predsednik republike Danilo Türk predstavil stališče o vprašanjih, povezanih z delom, vlogo in učinkovitostjo delovanja ustavnega sodišča in drugih organov sodne oblasti.
Poslanca LDS Rudolf Moge in Ljubo Germič.
Foto: Daniel Novaković/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (centre) ahead of his address to the parliament regarding the work and the role of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, DZ.
Nadaljevanje seje DZ, na kateri je predsednik republike Danilo Türk predstavil stališče o vprašanjih, povezanih z delom, vlogo in učinkovitostjo delovanja ustavnega sodišča in drugih organov sodne oblasti.
Poslanci SDS Miro Petek, Franc Pukšič, Jožef Jerovšek.
Foto: Daniel Novaković/STA

Ljubljana, DZ.
Nadaljevanje seje DZ, na kateri je predsednik republike Danilo Türk predstavil stališče o vprašanjih, povezanih z delom, vlogo in učinkovitostjo delovanja ustavnega sodišča in drugih organov sodne oblasti.
Šefinja predsednikovega kabineta Mojca Seliškar Toš, generalni sekretar v uradu predsednika republike Stojan Tramte in svetovalec predsednika za zdravstveno in socialno varstvo ter humanitarna vprašanja Franc Hočevar.
Foto: Daniel Novaković/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (pictured) addressing the parliament on the issues of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (pictured) addressing the parliament on the issues of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (centre) after his address to the parliament regarding the work and the role of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (pictured) addressing the parliament on the issues of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
President Danilo Tuerk (centre) ahead of his address to the parliament regarding the work and the role of the Constitutional Court and other bodies of the judicial power.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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