Legal basis

Legal basis 2018-07-16T10:15:54+00:00

CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA

  • Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 33/91I, 42/97 – UZS68, 66/00 – UZ80, 24/03 – UZ3a, 47, 68, 69/04 – UZ50, 69/04 – UZ43, 69/04 – UZ14, 68/06 – UZ121, 140, 143, 47/13 – UZ90, 97, 99, 47/13 – UZ148, 75/16 – UZ70a);

LAWS

  • Law on Protection against Discrimination – ZVarD (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 33/2016);
  • Act on Equal Treatment – ZUNEO (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 50/2004 and 61/2007) – addresses initiatives filed before ZVarD came into force (Article 46 of ZVarD);
  • General Administrative Procedure Act (ZUP) (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 24/06 – official consolidated text, No. 105/06 – ZUS-1, 126/07, 65/08, 8/10 and 82/13);
  • Inspection Act (ZIN) (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 56/02, 26/07 and 40/14)

ORDER

  • Order on measures to facilitate the exercise of the rights of European Union workers and members of their family (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 52/16).

OTHER LAWS

  • Law on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men (ZEMŽM) (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 59/02, 61/07 – ZUNEO-A, 33/16 – ZVarD)
  • Employment Relationship Act (ZDR-1) (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, Nos 21/13, 78/13, 47/15 – ZZSDT, 33/16 – PZ-F, 52/16, 15/17 – Decision of the CONSTITUTIONAL COURT
  • Law on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities (ZZRZI) (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, Nos. 63/04, 72/05, 114/06, 87/11, 96/12 – ZPIZ-2, 98/14)
  • Law on the Equalisation of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (ZIMI) (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, Nos. 94/10, 50/14, 32/17)
  • Consumer Protection Act (ZVPot) (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, Nos. 20/98, 25/98, 23/99 – ZSVP, 110/02, 51/04, 46/06 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 126/07, 86/09, 78/11, 38/14, 19/15)
  • Law on the Protection of Public Order (ZJRM-1) (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 70/06)
  • Criminal Code (KZ-1) (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 55/08, 66/08, 39/09, 91/11, 54/15, 6/16, 38/16, 27/17)
  • Law on the National Assembly Elections (ZVDZ) (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 44/92, 13/93 – ZP-G, 60/95, 14/96 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 67/97 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 66/00 – UZ80, 70/00 – ZPolS-A, 73/03 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 78/06, 54/07 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 35/14 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 23/17)
  • Law on Referendum and People’s Initiative (ZRLI) (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos 15/94, 13/95 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 38/96, 43/96 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 82/98 – Official Gazette of the RS, Nos 57/96, 59/01, 11/03 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 24/03 – UZ3a, 47, 68, 48/03 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 83/04, 24/05 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 139/06, 47/13 – UZ90,97,99)
  • Law on the Use of Slovenian Sign Language (ZUSZJ) (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 96/02)
  • Law on the Roma community in the Republic of Slovenia (ZRomS-1) (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 33/07)

In accordance with European Union Acquis, the Advocate of the Principle of Equality performs tasks of a so-called authority for the equality principle, thereby ensuring harmonisation of Slovenian Acquis with European Union Acquis.

 

European Union

 

European Union Directives:

  • Council Directive 2000/43/EC implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin;
  • Council Directive 2000/78/EC establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation;
  • Council Directive 2004/113/EC implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and service;
  • Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast);
  • Directive 2014/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on measures facilitating the exercise of rights conferred on workers in the context of freedom of movement for workers.

 

United Nations

General universal documents
• Universal Declaration of Human Rights
• International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
• International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Thematic universal documents
• International Convention on the Elimination of ALL Forms of Racial Discrimination
• Convention on the Elimination of ALL Forms of Discrimination against Women
• Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
• Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Council of Europe

• Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
• European Convention on the Exercise of Children’s Rights
• European Social Charter
• Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

International Labour Organization

• Convention No. 19 on equal treatment of foreign and domestic workers regarding compensation for accidents at work
• Convention No. 97 on migrant workers
• Convention No. 100 on equal remuneration of male and female workers for work of equal value
• Convention No. 103 on maternity protection
• Convention No. 111 on discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
• Convention No. 156 on equal opportunities for male and female workers and their equal treatment (workers with family obligations)
• Convention No. 159 on professional rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons
• Convention No. 182 on prohibition and immediate action for the elimination of the worst forms of child labour