ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RELATIONS

Article 66 (Security of Employment)
The state shall create opportunities for employment and work, and shall ensure the protection of both by law.

Article 67 (Property)
The manner in which property is acquired and enjoyed shall be established by law so as to ensure its economic, social and environmental function.

The manner and conditions of inheritance shall be established by law.

Article 68 (Property Rights of Aliens)
Aliens may acquire ownership rights to real estate under conditions provided by law.

Aliens may not acquire title to land except by inheritance, under the condition of reciprocity.
(amended in 1997, Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia No. 42/97)

Aliens may acquire ownership rights to real estate under conditions provided by law or if so provided by a treaty ratified by the National Assembly, under the condition of reciprocity.
Such law and treaty from the preceding paragraph shall be adopted by the National Assembly by a two-thirds majority vote of all deputies.
(amended in 2003, Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia No. 24/03)

Aliens may acquire ownership rights to real estate under conditions provided by law or a treaty ratified by the National Assembly.

Article 69 (Expropriation)
Ownership rights to real estate may be revoked or limited in the public interest with the provision of compensation in kind or monetary compensation under conditions established by law.

Article 70 (National Assets and Natural Resources)
Special rights to use national assets may be acquired, subject to conditions established by law.

The conditions under which natural resources may be exploited shall be established by law.

The law may provide that natural resources may also be exploited by foreign persons and shall establish the conditions for such exploitation.

Article 71 (Protection of Land)
The law shall establish special conditions for land utilisation in order to ensure its proper use.

Special protection of agricultural land shall be provided by law.

The state shall promote the economic, cultural and social advancement of the population living in mountain and hill areas.

Article 72 (Healthy Living Environment)
Everyone has the right in accordance with the law to a healthy living environment.

The state shall promote a healthy living environment. To this end, the conditions and manner in which economic and other activities are pursued shall be established by law.

The law shall establish under which conditions and to what extent a person who has damaged the living environment is obliged to provide compensation.

The protection of animals from cruelty shall be regulated by law.

Article 73 (Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage)
Everyone is obliged in accordance with the law to protect natural sites of special interest, rarities and cultural monuments.

The state and local communities shall promote the preservation of the natural and cultural heritage.

Article 74 (Free Enterprise)
Free economic initiative shall be guaranteed.

The conditions for establishing commercial organisations shall be established by law. Commercial activities may not be pursued in a manner contrary to the public interest.

Unfair competition practices and practices which restrict competition in a manner contrary to the law are prohibited.

Article 75 (Participation in Management)
Employees shall participate in the management of commercial organisations and institutions in a manner and under conditions provided by law.

Article 76 (Freedom of Trade Unions)
The freedom to establish, operate and join trade unions shall be guaranteed.

Article 77 (Right to Strike)
Employees have the right to strike.

Where required by the public interest, the right to strike may be restricted by law, with due consideration given to the type and nature of activity involved.
 
Article 78  (Proper Housing)
The state shall create opportunities for citizens to obtain proper housing.

Article 79 (Aliens Employed in Slovenia)
Aliens employed in Slovenia and members of their families have special rights provided by law.