Attribution and Procedures

Right to submit an application

According to Constitutional Court Law the right to submit an application regarding initiation of a case regarding compliance of laws or international agreements signed or entered into by Latvia with the Constitution (also until the confirmation of the relevant agreement in the Saeima), compliance of other regulatory enactments or parts thereof with the norms (acts) …

Procedure

A special type of legal proceedings have been established for hearing cases at the Constitutional Court – the legal proceedings before the Constitutional Court which differ from hearing cases at other courts. It proceeds in several stages: initiation of the case, preparing the case, adjudication of the case and drawing up the judgement. The proceedings before …

Competence

Acording to the Section 16 of the Constitutional Court Law the Constitutional Court shall adjudicate matters regarding: 1) conformity of laws with the Constitution; 2) conformity of international agreements signed or entered into by Latvia (also until the confirmation of the relevant agreements in the Saeima) with the Constitution; 3) conformity of other laws and …