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2018
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14.06.2018.

A case initiated with respect to a norm of the Criminal Law that provides liability for violating the rules on circulation of a device specially designed for operational activity measures

On 13 June, the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Section 2371 (2) of the Criminal Law, in the Wording that was in Force from 1 April 2013 to 1 December 2015, with Article 90 and the Second Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia and of Sub-para […]

14.06.2018.

The procedure, in which the matter on initiating cassation proceedings in criminal procedure is decided, is incompatible with the Satversme

On 14 June 2018, the Constitutional Court passed a judgement in Case No. 2017-23-01 “On Compliance of the Second and the Third Part of Section 573 of the Criminal Procedure Law with the First Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norms The second part of Section 573 of the Criminal Procedure Law […]

06.06.2018.

The norm that grants the right to an insurer, in case if an agreed statement is not submitted, to bring a subrogation claim against the driver of a vehicle, who has caused loss to a third person in a road traffic accident, is incompatible with Article 105 of the Satversme

On 6 June 2018, the Constitutional Court passed the judgement in case No. 2017-21-01 “Compliance of Sub-para “d” of Para 1 of Section 41(1) of Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance of Owners of Motor Vehicles Law with Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia.” The Contested Norm Sub-para “d” of Para 1 of Section 41 (1) of Compulsory Civil […]

29.05.2018.

The major international conference of the legal field in the year of Latvia’s centenary on the role of courts in the globalised world has concluded

Friday, 25 May, was the final day of the international conference, held by the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia, “The Role of the Constitutional Courts in the Globalised World of the 21st Century”.  On this day, a round-table discussion was held, which was moderated by the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele. […]

23.05.2018.

The Constitutional Court terminates legal proceedings in the case regarding the procedure for refusal to issue an industrial security certificate

On 23 May 2018, the Constitutional Court decided to terminate legal proceedings in case No. 2017-20-0103 “On Compliance of the Sixth and the Eighth Sentence of Section 7(5) of the Law “On Official Secrets” with Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia” and of the Second Sentence of Para 12 of the Cabinet Regulation of 23 May […]

22.05.2018.

In the centenary year of Latvia, the Constitutional Court invites representatives from 25 countries to discuss the role of courts in the globalised world

From 24 May to 25 May, the Constitutional Court is organising the conference “The Role of the Constitutional Courts in the Globalised World of the 21st Century”. This conference will be the major international event of the field of law held in Latvia in the year of its centenary. The conference will be attended by representatives […]

16.05.2018.

Justice of the Constitutional Court Aldis Laviņš participates in the Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions

From 16 May to 17 May, Justice of the Constitutional Court Aldis Laviņš will participate in the Third Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions, which will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia. This year the role of constitutional courts in the process of European integration will […]