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17.08.2011.

A justice of the Constitutional Court Ms. Sanita Osipova starts working

Today, on August 17th after taking a judge’s oath, a justice Ms. Sanita Osipova starts working. Ms. Sanita Osipova was born on 1968. In 1991, she graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, and in 1998 she obtained doctor’s degree at the same University by presenting her thesis “The Rights of […]

09.08.2011.

Announcement of the Constitutional Court

During the last two days, the Constitutional Court has received a number of standard documents from persons expressing their will to joint certain complaints lodged before the Constitutional Court. The Constitutional Court Law gives a person the right to submit a constitutional complaint to the Constitutional Court in case if the person holds that the […]

09.08.2011.

The Constitutional Court will organize a conference on constitutional rights

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia, in collaboration with the Venice Commission, will organize an international conference on constitutional rights “The Role of the Constitutional Court in the Protection of Constitutional Values” taking place on 29 and 30 September […]

21.07.2011.

A case on incomes liable to the personal income tax has been initiated

The First Panel of the Constitutional Court has initiated a case “On Compliance of Section 9 Paragraph 1 Indent 19 (c) of the Law “On Personal Income Tax” (Wording of 22 November 2001) with Article 91 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Article 91 of the Satversme guarantees equality before the court. The […]

13.07.2011.

A case on provisions regulating financing of residentship education has been initiated

The First Panel of the Constitutional Court has initiated a case “On Compliance of Sub-Section 3.1 5 and Section 11 of 13 March 2001 Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 120 “Regulation on Funding of Residentship Education and Posting of Resident Doctors” and Section 11 of 25 August 2009 Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 972 “Regulation on […]

15.06.2011.

Proceedings in the case regarding legal validity of personal identification documents in case of change of legal status of a person has been terminated

The Constitutional Court has adopted a decision to terminate proceedings in the case No. 2010-64-01 “On Compliance of Section 16 (1) (4) of the Personal Identification Documents Law with the First and the Second Sentence of Article 98 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The first sentence of Article 98 of the Satversme […]