Državni svet Republike Slovenije
|Founded||23 December 1992|
Alojz Kovšca,Representative of craftsmen
since 12 December 2017
dr. Dušan Štrus
since 12 December 2017
Length of term
|First-past-the-post indirect elections in 'functional' interest organisations and 'local' interest communities by electoral bodies.|
|22 and 23 November 2017|
| Sloveniaportal |
The National Council (Slovene : Državni svet) is according to the Constitution of Slovenia the representative of social, economic, professional and local interest groups in Slovenia and has a legislative function working as a corrective mechanism of the National Assembly, although it does not itself pass acts. It may be regarded as the upper house, but the bicameralism is distinctively incomplete. It is not elected directly by the population, but meant to represent different interest groups in the country. The councillors are elected for a five-year term.
The current President of the National Council is Alojz Kovšca from 12 December 2017.
The council has 40 members:
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