830 Inspection Supervision
- Study programme and level: Interdisciplinary University Study Programme in Administrative Information Science - 1st Cycle
- 2nd or 3rd year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Elective
- Lectures: 20
- Other forms of study: 70
- Individual work: 90
- Lecturer: Polonca Kovač, PhD and Mirko Pečarič , 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 and intermediate problems in inspection procedures through fundamental principles;
- analyse case studies and sector specifics,
- clarify and develop 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 supervisory problems and forming solutions,
- ability to professionally communicate in the field.
- The role and importance 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 and jurisdiction in inspection matters
- Participants in inspection procedure: inspectors, informers, persons liable etc.
- Initiation of inspection proceedings
- Facts finding and evidence giving proceeding with special inspector powers
- Inspectors measures
- Legal remedies
- Enforcement and conduct and decisions making in minor offence proceedings
- State and inspector liability
- Future trends of inspection supervision
- Kovač, P. et al. (2016): Inšpekcijski nadzor, Uradni list RS, Ljubljana, 150 str.
- Transparency International Slovenija (TIS) (2015): Ali so inšpekcijski postopki res transparentni in učinkoviti?, TIS, Ljubljana. URL=»http://issuu.com/tislovenia/docs/pp_inspekcije/1?e=14269436/31675245«.
- Tyler, T. R. (2006): Why People Obey the Law, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, izbranih 30 str.
- May, P. J., Wood, R. S. (2003): At the Regulatory Front Lines: Inspectors' Enforcement Styles and Regulatory Compliance, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, let. 13, št. 2, str. 117–139, doi: URL=» 10.1093/jpart/mug014«.
- Kovač, P. et al. (2015): Upravno-procesne dileme o rabi ZUP. Del 3. Ljubljana: Uradni list RS, izbranih 30 str.
- OECD (2014): Regulatory Enforcement and Inspections, OECD Best Practice Principles for Regulatory Policy, Pariz, URL=»http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264208117-en«.
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 procedural problems.
- Study topic related professional sources.
- Prepares sectoral analysis of selected problem.
5. Learning and teaching methods
- student preparations for lectures
- student preparations for tutorials
- project work
- written and/or oral exam (60%)
- assignments and active participation in lectures (10%)
- project work or seminar (30%)