The National Assembly (Slovene: Državni zbor Republike Slovenije, pronounced [dəɾˈʒàːwni ˈzbɔ́ɾ ɾɛˈpúːblikɛ slɔˈʋèːnijɛ] or [-ˈzbɔ̀ːɾ-]; Slovene abbreviation DZ), is the general representative body of Slovenia. In the Constitution of Slovenia and the Constitutional Court of Slovenia, it is the major part of the bicameral Slovenian Parliament, the legislative branch of the Republic of Slovenia.
It has 90 members, elected for a four-year term.
References[change | change source]
- "Slovenski pravopis 2001: Državni zbor Republike Slovenije".
- "U-I-295/07-8" (in Slovenian). Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia. 22 October 2008. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
- Lakota, Igor (2006). Sistem nepopolne dvodomnosti v slovenskem parlamentu (diplomska naloga) [The System of Incomplete Bicameralism in the Slovenian Parliament (diploma thesis)] (PDF) (in Slovenian). Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. p. 62.
Opinions differ, however the majority of domestic experts agree that the National Council may be regarded as the upper house, but the bicameralism is distinctively incomplete.