0848 Inspection Supervision
- Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1nd Cycle
- 2nd or 3th year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Elective
- Lectures: 30
- Other forms of study: 90
- Individual work: 60
- Lecturer: Polonca Kovač, PhD
1. Objectives and competences
- know and understand systemic role of inspections in public administration and society ;
- apply knowledge to connect principles and operational rules in practice by understanding how to assert rights of parties and inspectors authorities;
- solve easier problems in inspection procedures through fundamental principles;
- understand aim of inspections and special administrative procedure through case studies,
- know and clarify sectoral notions in professional language.
- understanding role, development and basic principles of inspection supervision,
- understanding significance and assertion of public interest and parties’ righs in inspection procedures in less complex cases,
- ability to analyse easier supervisory problems and forming solutions,
- ability to professionally communicate in the field.
- The role and importance and functions of inspection supervision
- Legal regulation of inspection procedures with selected cases of inspection in sector regulation and priority of their application
- Principles of inspection supervision
- Organisation of inspections, Inspection Council, and jurisdiction in inspection matters, conditions for and authorities of inspectors; state and inspector liability
- Participants in inspection procedure: informers, persons liable etc.
- Initiation of inspection proceedings and public interest protection
- Facts finding and evidence giving proceeding with special provisions according to General Administrative Procedure Act
- Inspectors measures and proceedings termination
- Legal remedies and judicial review
- Enforcement and conduct and decisions making in minor offence proceedings
- Future trends of inspection supervision
- Case study: selected inspectorate practice
- Kovač, P. et al. (2016). Inšpekcijski nadzor. Ljubljana: Uradni list RS, 200 str.
- Blanc, F. (2018): From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks. Origins, Challenges and Evolutions in Regulatory Inspections. Elgar, izbranih 30 str.
- Kovač, P. (2017): Inspection Regulation between General Procedural Codification and Field Specifics – a Case Study of Slovenia, Danube, 7 (1), 1-17; https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/danb/7/1/article-p1.xml
- OECD. (2014). Regulatory Enforcement and Inspections, OECD Best Practice Principles for Regulatory Policy, Pariz. dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264208117-en
- Letna poročila Inšpekcijskega sveta, www.mju.gov.si/si/o_ministrstvu/inspekcijski_svet/letna_porocila_inspekcijskega_sveta/
4. Intended learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: Student will
- understand the role and meaning of inspection supervision in administrative system and society.
- Apply theoretical knowledge of fundamentals of principles and rules of Inspection Act in practise autonomously in resolution of easier procedural problems.
- Study topic related professional sources.
5. Learning and teaching methods
- student preparations for lectures
- guest lectures by practitioners
- group case studies of case-law
- written or oral exam (60%)
- interim assignments and active participation in lectures (10%)
- group analysis and presentation of a case study (30%)