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19.04.2010.

The requirement to pay security when submitting an application to the Procurement Monitoring Bureau does not comply with the Satversme (Constitution)

The Constitutional Court has adopted a judgment in the case No. 2009-77-01 “On Compliance of Section 83.2 and Para 12 of the Transitional Provisions of the Public Procurement Law with Article 1 and Article 92 of the Satversme (Constitution) of the Republic of Latvia”.” The contested norm provides for the duty to pay security in certain cases […]

15.04.2010.

The cut of long service pensions by ten percent for military persons who have reached the age of granting old age pension does not comply with the Satversme

Today, on 15 April, the Constitutional Court adopted a decision in the case No. 2009-88-01 “On Compliance of Para 14, Para 16 and Para 17 of the Transitional Provisions of the Law “On Long Service Pensions of Military Persons” with Article 1, Article 91 and Article 109 of the Satversme (Constitution) of the Republic of […]

12.04.2010.

A case on taxation of incomes gained from deposits has been initiated

The First Panel of the Constitutional Court has initiated a case “On Compliance of Item 9 of Section 16.1 of the Law “On Personal Income Tax” with Article 1 and Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Article 1 of the Satversme provides that Latvia is an independent democratic republic, whilst Article […]

09.03.2010.

Norms regarding food provisions for prisoners do not comply with the Satversme

The Constitutional Court has adopted a decision in the case No. 2009-69-03 “On Compliance Appendix 1 of the 19 December 2006 Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 1022 “Regulations Regarding the Norms of Material Provision for Food and Household Needs of Prisoners” with Article 111 of the Satversme (Constitution) of the Republic of Latvia”. The Applicants […]

22.02.2010.

Restrictions regarding election campaigns comply with the Satversme

The Constitutional Court has adopted a decision in the case No. 2009-45-01 “On compliance of Section 33 of the Law “On Local Government Election Campaigns” with Article 100 of the Satversme (Constitution) of the Republic of Latvia”. The applicant Jānis Juzins indicated that the norm provides for substantial restrictions regarding election campaigns on the local […]