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2018
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10.08.2018.

A case initiated with regard to norms that regulate the calculation of overcompensation and control of self-consumption for producers of electricity, who receive state support in the form of mandatory electricity procurement

On 9 August 2018, the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Para 91, Para 92, Para 98 and Para 99, and Para 2 of Annex 9 of the Cabinet Regulation of 10 March 2009 No. 221 “Regulations Regarding Electricity Production and Price Determination upon Production of Electricity in Cogeneration” and of the last sentence of Para 63. 8, Para 106, Para 107, […]

03.08.2018.

A case initiated with respect to norms that envisage conclusion of a fixed-term employment contract with a person who has been elected to an academic position

On 3 August 2018, the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Section 27 (5) and Section 30 (4) of the Law “On Institutions of Higher Education” with the first sentence of Article 106 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norms Section 27 (5) of the law “On Institutions of Higher Education”: “The […]

31.07.2018.

A case initiated with respect to a norm that envisages paying to officials of the system of the Ministry of the Interior or the Prison Administration for performing duties of service at the time, when it was impossible to grant rest time, in accordance with the established hourly salary rate

On 26 July 2018, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated case “On Compliance of Para 1 of Section 14 (71) of the law “Remuneration of Officials of State and Local Government Authorities” with the first sentence of Article 91 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norm Para 1 of Section 14 (71) of the law […]

31.07.2018.

A case initiated with respect to norms that established the obligation to abide by the building standards of the former USSR

On 25 July 2018, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Para 4 and Para 5 of the Cabinet Regulation of 21 April 1998 No. 139 “Regulation on the Latvian Building Standard LBN 205‑97 “The Standards of Designing Masonry and Reinforced Masonry Constructions”” with Article 90 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia.” […]

12.07.2018.

The Vice-president of the Constitutional Court speaks about the financial security of judges in the context of the principle separation of powers at an international conference

From 12 to 13 July, the Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova and the Assistant to the Justice of the Constitutional Court Andris Pumpišs will participate at the international conference “Constitutional Courts as the Safeguards of a Democratic Society”, which is held in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Andorra. […]

06.07.2018.

Sanita Osipova participates in the high-level discussion on equal access to justice: respecting the court means respecting a state governed by the rule of law

On Friday, 6 July, the Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova participated in the high-level discussion on equal access to justice organised by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (hereinafter – OECD), the Court Administration and the Ministry of Justice. The discussion was opened by the Secretary General of OECD Angel Gurria and the […]