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29.12.2016.

A case initiated with respect to determining the amount of judges’ remuneration

On 21 December 2016 the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated case “On Compliance of Section 4(9) and Section 61 (1) of “Law on Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Local Government Authorities” with Article 83 and Article 107 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Contested Norms Section 4 (9) of “Law on Remuneration of Officials […]

16.12.2016.

The law on expropriation of part of immoveable property “Kaktiņi” for public needs complies with the Satversme

On 9 December 2016 the Constitutional Court passed a judgement in Case No. 2016-08-01 “On Compliance of Law “On Expropriation of Part of Immoveable Property “Kaktiņi” in Lēdmane Parish, Lielvārde County for Public Needs to Implement Reconstruction Project of State Road E22 in the Section Rīga (Tīnūži) – Koknese with Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of […]

25.11.2016.

The Constitutional Court terminates legal proceedings in the case with regard to annulment of certificate of an administrator of insolvency proceedings

On 23 November 2016 the Constitutional Court adopted a decision on terminating legal proceedings in Case No. 2016-02-01 “On Compliance of Section 17(31) of the Insolvency Law with the First Sentence in Article 106 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”.  Contested Norm The contested norm of provides: “A decision on the annulment of an administrator’s certificate […]

07.11.2016.

A case initiated with regard to a part in the spatial plan for the territory of Jūrmala

On 3 November 2016 the 4th Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated a case “On Compliance of Para 2361 “Use of Territory and Construction Rules” of Binding Regulation No.8 of 24 March 2016 by Jūrmala City Council “On Approving the Graphic Part, Regulation on the Use of Territory and Construction in the Spatial Plan of Jūrmala City” […]

24.10.2016.

The Constitutional Court terminates legal proceedings in the case with regard to recalculation of a pension, if a pension has been granted to the person also by another state

On 21 October 2016 the Constitutional Court adopted a decision to terminate legal proceedings in Case No. 2016-03-01 “On Compliance of Para 421 of Transitional Provisions of the Law “On State Pensions” with Article 1, Article 91, Article 105 and Article 109 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”.   Contested Norm The contested norm of the law “On State Pensions” […]

22.10.2016.

A case initiated with regard to the minimum number of learners in the 10th forms or in the secondary school in general in regional institutions of education

On 18 October 2016 the 3rd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated a case “On Compliance of Para 12.1.1 and Para 60 of the Cabinet Regulation of 13 October 2015 No. 591 “Procedure in which Learners are Enrolled at and Discharged from Institutions of General Education and Special Pre-school Education Groups, as well as Moved to a Higher […]

22.07.2016.

A Case regarding Norms of the Law On Solidarity Tax Initiated

On 21 July 2016 the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated a number of cases regarding compliance of the norms of the law On Solidarity Tax with the Satversme.[1] The Contested Norms Section 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 of the law On Solidarity Tax: Section 3. Taxable Object The tax object shall be the income, which […]