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19.09.2017.

One more case initiated with respect to norms that provide for the rights of a court to refuse initiating appellate legal proceedings in a form of resolution in an administrative violation case

On 18 September 2017, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of the Fifth and the Seventh Part of Section 28920 of the Latvian Administrative Violations Code with the First Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Contested Norms Section 28920 (5) of the Latvian Administrative Violations Code: “If the judge, to […]

15.09.2017.

Independence of constitutional courts discussed at IV Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice in Vilnius

From 11 September to 14 September, the delegation of the Constitutional Court, headed by the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele, attended IV Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (hereinafter – the Conference) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The theme chosen for the Congress of this year was “The Rule of Law and Constitutional […]

11.09.2017.

Justices of the Constitutional Court attend IV Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice in Vilnius

From 11 September to 14 September the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele, Justices of the Constitutional Court Gunārs Kusiņš and Aldis Laviņš, as well as the Advisor to the President of the Constitutional Court Laila Jurcēna will attend the IV Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (hereinafter – the Conference) in Vilnius, Lithuania. An official […]

04.09.2017.

A case initiated with respect to a norm that grants the right to an insurer, in case if an agreed statement is not submitted, to bring a subrogation claim against the driver of a vehicle, who has caused loss to a third person in a road traffic accident

On 4 September 2017 the 3rd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated case “On Compliance of Sub-para “d” of Para 1 of Section 41(1) of Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance of Owners of Motor Vehicles Law with Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia.” Contested Norm Sub-para “d” of Para 1 of Section 41 (1) of Compulsory Civil […]

04.08.2017.

A case initiated regarding a norm of the Sentence Execution Code of Latvia that prohibits appealing against the decision by the Head of the Prison Administration by which a convicted person has been refused mitigation of the regime for serving a sentence

On 3 August 2017 the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated case “On Compliance of Section 5021(5) of the Sentence Execution Code of Latvia, insofar it Applies to a Decision to Refuse Mitigating the Regime for Serving a Sentence, with the First Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Contested […]

20.07.2017.

Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova gives a presentation at an international symposium on the case law of the Constitutional Court in family law

From 19 to 20 July the Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova participates at an international symposium at the Faculty of Law, the University of Bialystok, Poland. The theme of this symposium is “Judicial Protection of the Family: Too Little or Too Much?”. Sanita Osipova opened the symposium with a keynote speech, in which […]