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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 […]

21.07.2016.

A case has been initiated with regard to the right to get acquainted with case materials in criminal proceedings regarding criminally acquired property

On 21 July 2016 the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated case “On Compliance of the Fifth Part of Section 629 of the Criminal Procedure Law with the first sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norm The fifth part of Section 629 of the Criminal Procedure Law provides: “The case […]

19.07.2016.

A case initiated with regard to terms of retirement before full retirement age

On 14 July 2016 the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Section 11(4) of the Law “On State Pensions” with the First Sentence of Article 91 and Article 109 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norm Section 11(4) of the law “On State Pensions” provides: “A parent or guardian of […]