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Amendments to Reduce Constitutional Court Caseload Shelved

Ljubljana, 17 March - Amendments to the Constitution that would ease the Constitutional Court's caseload will be shelved after the parliament's Constitution Commission on Thursday failed to confirm the proposal with a sufficient majority as the opposition voted against.

The constitution commission fails to muster the required two-thirds majority for changes that would reduce the Constitutional Court's caseload as opposition members (pictured) voted against.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Former Constitutional Court judge Ciril Ribicic (pictured) voiced support for proposed constitutional changes, but the opposition voted against.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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