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2018
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16.10.2018.

A case initiated with respect to norms that prohibit a child’s guardian, who resides abroad, from receiving the state social child maintenance allowance

On 16 October 2018, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Section 4 (1) and Para 2 of Section 20 (1) of “Law on State Social Allowances”, insofar these Apply to Remuneration for Performing the Duties of a Guardian, with Article 91 and Article 109 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested […]

11.10.2018.

The obligation to indicate the defendant’s declared place of residence in the statement of claim complies with the right to private life

On 11 October 2018, the Constitutional Court passed the judgement in case No. 2017-30-01 “On Compliance of Section 26 (1), the First Sentence of Para 12 of Section 128 (2) and Para 6 of Section 132 (1) of the Civil Procedure Law, insofar they Set the Obligation to Indicate in the Statement of Claim the Declared Place of Residence of the Defendant, with Article 96 of […]

05.10.2018.

The bilateral meeting between the Justices of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia and the Judges of the Slovenian Constitutional Court concludes

From 3 October to 5 October, the delegation of the Slovenian Constitutional Court paid an official visit to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia. The judges discussed the role of constitutional courts vis-à-vis global challenges and the relevant case law of the Courts. During the first working session, the Justice of the Constitutional Court […]

21.09.2018.

Tigran Mkrtchyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Latvia, visits the Constitutional Court

Today, on 21 September, Ineta Ziemele, the President of the Constitutional Court, met with H. E. Mr Tigran Mkrtchyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Latvia. During the meeting, the parties discussed the relevant matters in the field of constitutional law in both countries and also turned to those issues that are linked to the facilitation […]

20.09.2018.

Law professors from Japan visit the Constitutional Court

Today, on 20 September, professors of law from Japanese universities visited the Constitutional Court. At the Constitutional Court the guests were welcomed by the Justice Daiga Rezevska and Advisors to the Constitutional Court Kristaps Tamužs and Uldis Krastiņš. The professors were provided an insight into the development of the legal system in Latvia following restoration of its […]

06.09.2018.

A case initiated with respect to the norms of the binding regulation of the Ventspils City Council that define the environmental protection requirements for cargo vapour emission

On 6 September 2018, the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Para 100 and Para 139 of the Binding Regulation of the Ventspils City Council of 2 March 2012 No. 9 “Ventspils Free Port Rules” with Article 64 and the First and the Third Sentence of Article 105 of the Satversme”. The Contested Norms […]

31.08.2018.

Justice of the Constitutional Court Gunārs Kusiņš participates in a conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea

From 2 September to 5 September, the Justice of the Constitutional Court Gunārs Kusiņš will attend the international conference “Constitutional Justice and Democracy”, which is organised to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea (hereinafter – South Korea). The Conference will be held in Seoul, South Korea. Four working […]

30.08.2018.

The President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele participated in the opening of an international conference dedicated to Kazakhstan’s Day of Constitution in Astana

From 28 to 30 August, the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele and the Head of the Legal Department Alla Spale participate in the international conference organised in honour of the anniversary of the Constitution of Kazakhstan “A Constitution: The embodiment of the values of the rule of law, civil society and modern state”, held in Astana, […]