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01 / 12 / 2015 The norm that prohibits a judge to be an assistant to his or her own child is incompatible with the Satversme
On 23 November 2015 the Constitutional Court passed the judgement in Case No. 2015 06 01 “On Compliance of Section 7(3) of the Law “On Prevention of Conflict of Interest in Activities of Public Officials” with the First Sentence of Article 91 and Article 110 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia.”
04 / 11 / 2015 A Case has been Initiated with regard to the Prohibition for a Judge to Combine Offices
On 27 October 2015 the 3rd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On the Compliance of Section 7(3) of the Law “On Prevention of Conflict of Interest in Activities of Public Officials” with the First Sentence of Article 110 and the First Sentence of Article 91 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia.”
22 / 10 / 2015 The Constitutional Court terminates legal proceedings in the case with regard to the determination of the price of electricity produced in co-generation and sold in the framework of mandatory procurement
On 6 October 2015 the Constitutional Court has adopted the decision on terminating legal proceedings in Case No. 2014-35-03 “On Compliance of Para 541 of the Cabinet Regulation of 10 March 2009 No. 221 “Regulations Regarding Electricity Production and Price Determination upon Production of Electricity in Cogeneration” with Article 1 and Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia and Section 28(2) of Electricity Market Law.”
12 / 10 / 2015 A Case Initiates with Regard to Applying a Negative Index in Updating the Pension Capital
On 24 September 2015 the 4th Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated a case on the compliance of the first part of Section 12 of the law “On State Pensions”, insofar it provides for using an index that is smaller than “1” in updating pension capital, and sub-paragraph 65.2 of Transition Provisions of the law “On State Pensions” with the first sentence of Article 91, Article 105 and Article 109 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia.
02 / 09 / 2015 A case has been initiated with regard to the procedure for examining applications regarding renewal of criminal proceedings in connection with newly disclosed circumstances
On 6 August 2015 the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On the Compliance of the First, Third and Fifth Part of Section 657 of the Criminal Procedure Law with the First Sentence in Article 92 of the Republic of Latvia”.