Slovenian Family Violence Prevention Act (2008), Article 6
Targeted professionals: Health professionals, education staff (teachers in kindergarten and later in school).
Professional Secrecy Provisions
Conditions for disclosing information
Although FGM is not explicitly addressed in the Family violence prevention act, it could still be recognised as grievous bodily harm or especially grievous bodily harm according to Criminal Code, Article 123 and Article 124 and must immediately be reported to social services, police or prosecutor in case a victim is a child.
Right or duty to report
Duty to report - Article 6 of Family violence prevention act.
Existence of disciplinary sanctions in case of non-reporting
Web page of Association SOS help line for women and children victims of violence, http://www.drustvo-sos.si/
Date of entering into force
Information collecting point
Ministry of the Interior, Police (available at http://www.policija.si/index.php/statistika-/letna-poroila)