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16.11.2018.

A case initiated with respect to a norm in the Cabinet Regulation that defines the right of an imprisoned person to use certain objects in cells and common use premises

On 14 November 2018, the Constitutional Court at its assignments sitting initiated the case “On Compliance of Para 40 in the Cabinet Regulation of 30 May 2006 No. 423 “The Internal Regulations of an Institution for Deprivation of Liberty” with Article 112 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia” The Contested Norm Para 40 in the Cabinet […]

29.10.2018.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to Latvia Eugen Revenco visits the Constitutional Court

On Friday, 26 October, the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele met the Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova (hereinafter – Moldova) to Latvia Eugen Revenco. During the meeting, the parties discussed matters of cooperation pertaining to possible experience sharing of the lawyers from the Constitutional Court of Moldova at the Constitutional Court of […]

29.10.2018.

The participants of the intensive study programme from the Riga Graduate School of Law visit the Constitutional Court

On Friday, 26 October, the participants of the intensive study programme at the Riga Graduate School of Law from Eastern Europe, the Balkan countries and the states of Central Asia visited the Constitutional Court. At the Constitutional Court, the visitors were welcomed by the Advisors of the Constitutional Court Kristaps Tamužs and Uldis Krastiņš. The Advisors provided to […]

24.10.2018.

Justice of the Constitutional Court Aldis Laviņš participates in festive events on the occasion of the 9th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo

From 24 October to 26 October, the Justice of the Constitutional Court Aldis Laviņš and the Assistant to the Justice of the Constitutional Court Andrejs Stupins will participate in the festive conference dedicated to the 9th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo, held in Pristina, Kosovo. The solemn ceremony will be opened by the President of the […]

23.10.2018.

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Latvia Govert Jan Cornelis Bijl de Vroe visits the Constitutional Court

Today, on 22 October, the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Latvia Govert Jan Cornelis Bijl de Vroe. During the meeting, the parties discussed recent developments in the field of the constitutional law as well as issues related […]

18.10.2018.

The norm in the binding regulation of the Riga City Council, which sets the procedure for calculating the real estate tax for buildings, which have not been sub-divided into apartment properties, complies with the Satversme

On 18 October 2018, the Constitutional Court passed the judgement in the case No. 2017-35-03 “On Compliance of Sub-para 3.2.1. of the Binding Regulation of the Riga City Council of 9 June 2015 No. 148 “On the Real Estate Tax in Riga” with the First Sentence of Article 91 and the First Sentence of Article 105 of the Satversme of the […]

18.10.2018.

The norms in the Cabinet Regulation that define the right of a deceased patients’ heir to claim compensation from the Treatment Risk Fund comply with the Satversme

On 18 October 2018, the Constitutional Court passed the judgement in the case No. 2017-33-03 “On Compliance of Para 31 and Para 15 of the Cabinet Regulation of 5 November 2013 Nr. 1268 “Regulation on the Functioning of the Treatment Risk Fund” with Article 64 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norms Para 31 of the Cabinet […]

18.10.2018.

The norm that establishes the procedure, in which the obligation to pay additional immovable property tax rate for agricultural land that is not being farmed, complies with the Satversme

On 18 October 2018, the Constitutional Court passed the judgement in the case No. 2018-04-01 “On Compliance of Section 7 (3) of the Law “On Immoveable Property Tax”, insofar it does no Provide for Cessation of the Duty to Pay Additional Immovable Property Tax Rate for Agricultural Land that is not being Farmed, with Article 105 of the Satversme […]