Slovenia

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
At the first sitting of the chamber
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Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
Not applicable
End of the parliamentary mandate
When the new chamber meets for the first time
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Speaker

Mode of designation of the Speaker
The Speaker is elected from among the members of parliament/chamber
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Authority that designates the Speaker When the Speaker is designated from outside parliament.
Not applicable
Rank of the Speaker in the hierarchy of the State The Speaker often has a very high rank in the protocollary hierarchy of the State.
Speaker becomes interim Head of State in the event of the latter’s death or incapacity In some countries, the Speaker acts as interim Head of State when required by the circumstances, such as death or incapacity.
Yes
Speaker's mandate continues between legislatures The mandate of the Speaker may continue until their successor is elected, even after the dissolution of parliament/chamber.
Yes
Speaker terms
The term of the Speaker is different from the term of the house The term of the Speaker may be different from the term of the House (legislature).
Yes
Speaker's term The term may be shorter than one year.
4 Years

Immunity and code of conduct

Parliament’s authorization is required for the detention or prosecution of members
Yes, except for flagrant delicto
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Notes
no deputy may be detained nor, where such deputy claims immunity, may criminal proceedings be initiated against him without the permission of the national assembly, except where such deputy has been apprehended committing a criminal offence for which a prison sentence of over five years is prescribed. in cases of flagrant delicto, the national assembly also has the power to grant immunity.
There is a Code of conduct for members

Salaries and allowances

Basic salary
43,935 (2020)
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Notes
The Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigate its Consequences for Citizens and the Economy provided for a reduction in the salaries of all state officials in Slovenia (including MPs) for the period from 11 April 2020 to 31 May 2020, in an amount equalling 30% of the basic salary of a state official.
Basic allowances
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Names of the basic allowances
Pursuant to the Public Sector Salary System Act, MPs are not entitled to any salary supplements, except for the length-of-service bonus of 0.33% of the basic salary for each completed year of service (all employees in the public sector are entitled to such bonus).
Members pay income tax on salaries Salaries and/or allowances may be subject to income tax or equivalent.
Yes
Members pay income tax on allowances Salaries and/or allowances may be subject to income tax or equivalent.
No
Members can have remunerated employment outside parliament Certain parliaments allow MPs to exercise other remunerated employment outside parliament.
List of the other allowances provided for constituency work
MPs receive a monthly lump sum to cover the costs related to the performance of their office in their respective constituencies. The sum depends on the distance of the place of permanent residence from the seat of the National Assembly and amounts to EUR 500 to EUR 800. It is not an allowance, but rather a reimbursement of the expenses for work in the constituency, intended for visits, travel expenses on such visits, daily allowances, entertaining expenses when organising meetings with voters in the constituency, etc.
Facilities, services and allowances for constituency work
Personal staff to work directly for the parliamentarian The personal staff to work directly for the parliamentarian is different from parliamentary staff work for the secretariat of Parliament.
Office at parliament
Constituency office Certain countries provide for an office at constituency if it’s different from a seat of parliament, which is often in the capital. The office at constituency is applicable mainly to the countries using the Plurality/Majority system of elections.
Other cash or in-kind allowances for constituency work The common in-kind allowances for constituency work include those for travel, overnight stay, etc.
Yes
Additional salaries and allowances for leadership positions
List of salaries and allowances for leadership positions
Salary Allowances
Speaker yes
Committee Chair yes
Other leadership positions that receive additional salaries or allowances Some parliaments provides for additional salaries or allowances to the Deputy Speaker/Vice President, heads of parliamentary groups, etc.
Pursuant to the Public Sector Salary System Act and the relevant act of the Commission for Public Office and Elections, MPs are classified in the following salary grades and receive the following monthly salaries:
- President of the National Assembly: 65th salary grade (EUR 5,419.54 gross),
- Vice-Presidents of the National Assembly and leaders of deputy groups with more than 20 members: 62nd salary grade (EUR 4,817 gross),
- leaders of deputy groups consisting of up to and including 20 members and chairs of parliamentary working bodies: 60th salary grade (EUR 4,454.47 gross);
- leaders of deputy groups: 57th salary grade (EUR 3,960.02 gross);
- deputy chairs of parliamentary working bodies: 56th salary grade (EUR 3,807.69 gross);
- other MPs without special functions in the National Assembly: 55th salary grade (EUR 3,661.25 gross)
Parliament determines the amount of salaries Some parliaments determine the amount of salaries of MPs. The amount may be set by other institution than parliament.
Yes
Name of the body (or bodies) in parliament which determines the amount
National Assembly - pursuant to the Public Sector Salary System Act
Parliament determines the amount of allowances Some parliaments determine the amount of allowances of MPs. The amount may be set by other institution than parliament.
Yes
Name of the body (or bodies) in parliament which determines the amount
The lump-sum deputies receive for work in constituencies is determined by an act of the Commission for Public Office and Elections.
The parliamentary salary is determined in reference to another salary scale In some countries, the amount of parliamentary salary is determined in reference to another salary scale, such as civil service salary scale, ministerial salary or the minimum wage of the country.
Reference scale used for parliamentary salaries Reference scale used for parliamentary salaries: Civil service salary scale; Ministerial salary; Minimum wage; Other (please specify)
Civil service salary scale
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The data valid for the year
2020
Information on salaries and allowances on the parliamentary website Certain parliaments publish the information on MPs’ salaries and allowances on parliamentary website. The amount of information may vary from one parliament to the other.
The National Assembly’s website provides data on the definition of MPs salaries, on the lump sum for work in constituencies, on the amount of funds to cover the costs of operation of deputy offices, etc.
(In Slovenian) https://www.dz-rs.si/wps/portal/Home/?uri=nm:oid:Z6_KIOS9B1A0GR420I1K9TLML10N4

http://www.pisrs.si/Pis.web/npbDocPdf?idPredpisa=ODLU1791&idPredpisaChng=ZAKO324&type=doc&lang=EN
Amount of allowances received by each member
No

Participation in the government

Members of the government must also be members of parliament Members of the government must also be members of parliament: Must be a member of parliament; Cannot be a member of parliament; Can be a member of parliament; Other
Cannot be a member of parliament
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