Review of Events in Slovenia from October 1 to 7

Ljubljana, 8 October - The Slovene Parliament held its September session all week and interrupted it on Friday, October 7. Despite the suspension veto of the National Council, Parliament passed the bill on local self-government. The law did not receive any favorable commentaries, the majority opinion was that a bad law is better than the illegitimate local administration for yet another year. The law, the Slovene Parliament, and Slovene foreign policy along with it, was under severe attacks by Croatia, because the law includes four hamlets in the controversial border area between Slovenia and Croatia, and situates them into the Piran municipality. It now seems that the final decision will have to be taken by the Constitutional Court, according to the decision of Government, which intends to propose to Parliament to reshape the bill so that it would not mention the controversial hamlets.

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