|Comprehension of constitutional order of Republic of Slovenia. |
|Content (Syllabus outline)
|Concept and basic features of local self-government and local self-governing communities.
Local self-government in Slovenia in the past.
Local self-government in the national authority system: constitutional starting points, decentralization, deconcentration, regionalization.
Areas and sizes of local self-governing communities: narrower and wider self-governing local communities.
State control over local self-government.
European Charter of Local Self-Government: importance, subject matter, implementation.
Regulation features of local self-government in other European countries.
Municipalities as basic local self-governing communities (establishment, bodies, sphere of work, competence, municipal body elections, legal acts, assets and financing).
Wider self-governing local communities in our legal system.
Local public services.
Instruments for promotion of harmonious regional development: cohesion regions, development regions.
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• B. Brezovnik, B. Grafenauer, Ž. J. Oplotnik & M. Železnik (2014) Statutarna ureditev občine (z osnutkom statuta občine in poslovnika občinskega sveta) (Maribor: Inštitut za lokalno samoupravo Maribor)
• B. Grafenauer (2000) Lokalna samouprava na Slovenskem, teritorialno-organizacijske strukture (Maribor: Pravna fakulteta).
• J. Šmidovnik (1995) Lokalna samouprava (Ljubljana: Cankarjeva založba).
• F. Grad (1998) Lokalna demokracija (Ljubljana: ČZ Uradni list).
• J. Loughlin, F. Hendriks & A. Lidstrom (eds) (2011) The Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy in Europe (New York: Oxford UNiversity Press).
• A.-M. Mureno (ed.) Local government in the Member States of the European Union: a comparative legal perspective (Madrid: INAP).
• Zakoni, ki urejajo področje lokalne samouprave. |
|The objective of this subject is to enable students to acquire in-depth knowledge of legal regulation and local self-government operation with its specificities |
|Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
|Knowledge and Understanding:
After completing this subject, students will
- understand local self-government position in a constitutional order,
- be familiar with the basic tasks of municipalities and wider self-governing local communities as well as with the methods of task execution,
- be able to start solving specific legal problems in municipalities.
|Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
|Transferable/Key Skills and Other Attributes:
After passing the knowledge test, students will be able
- to produce general legal acts in municipalities and regions,
- to conduct specific procedures for administrative decision-making in municipalities,
- to give proposals for resolving individual legal issues.
|Learning and teaching methods
• Seminar tutorials. Part of the tutorial is in a classroom while the rest is in the form of e-learning (e-tutorials may be given via video-conferencing or with the help of specially designed e-material in a virtual electronic learning environment).
• Preparing a proposal for resolving a specific legal issue.