Full Supreme Court

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The Full Supreme Court is composed of the President, Vice-President and all the Supreme Court judges. It is convened by the president, who also sets the agenda for the plenary discussions and chairs the meeting.

Full Supreme Court sessions are closed. The Full Supreme Court has a quorum if at least two thirds of its members are present.

The Full Supreme Court
  • adopts the rules of procedure of the Supreme Court and decides on alterations and amendments thereof;
  • gives opinions aimed at unifying the interpretation of laws and other generally binding legal regulations in those areas that are of concern to or disputed among several divisions, or relating to final decisions of the courts of the Slovak Republic;
  • discusses reports on the effects of laws and other generally binding legal regulations and, on the basis thereof, presents motions for new legislation.

The Full Supreme Court has a quorum for making final decisions when at least two thirds of all its judges are present. The Full Supreme Court adopts resolutions by majority voting of judges in attendance, including temporarily assigned judges. Each judge must take part in the voting. Full court members whose opinions were defeated may submit written arguments justifying their publication of the resolution.