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03.06.2011.

A justice Aija Branta has been elected a Vice-President of the Constitutional Court

Today, on 3 June, election of a Vice-President of the Constitutional Court took place, and a justice Aija Branta was unanimously elected the Vice-President. The election was organized due to the fact that on 22 May of this year the former Vice-President Viktors Skudra died unexpectedly. Ms. Aija Branta has been a judge of the […]

23.05.2011.

A justice of the Constitutional Court Mr. Viktors Skudra has passed away

Yesterday, on May 22, a justice of the Constitutional Court, a Vice-President of the Constitutional Court Mr. Viktors Skudra who was the first Minister of Justice of the re-established Republic of Latvia has gone beyond the veil unexpectedly. Mr. Viktors Skudra was born on 10 July 1943 in Latgale, in Mākoņkalna parish. In 1973, he […]

12.05.2011.

A judgment in the case on execution of investigatory operations has been adopted

The Constitutional Court has adopted a judgment in the case No. 2010-55-0106 “On Compliance of Section 7 (5) of the Investigatory Operations Law with Article 96 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia, Article 13 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as well a compliance of the […]

10.05.2011.

A case on 2011 State Budget Law sub-programme has been initiated

The First Panel of the Constitutional Court has initiated a case “On Compliance of Sub-programme 23.00.00 of the Law “On the State Budget 2011” with Article 1 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Article 1 of the Satversme provides that Latvia is an independent and democratic republic. The Applicants, namely members of the […]

06.05.2011.

A judgment in the case on conditions for granting scholarships has been adopted

The Constitutional Court has adopted a judgment in the case No. 2010-57-03 “On Compliance of Section 1.1 of 2 June 2009 Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 511 “Amendments to 24 August 2004 Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 740 “Regulations regarding Scholarships”” with Article 91 and 112 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Pursuant to Article 91 of […]

02.05.2011.

A case on a norm of the Road Traffic Law has been initiated

The Second Panel of the Constitutional Court has initiated a case “On Compliance of Section 9 (4) of the Road Traffic Law with Article 91 and Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Article 105 of the Satversme provides, among the rest, that everyone shall have the right to own property, whilst Article 91 […]

14.04.2011.

A case on amendments to the Law on State Funded Pension has been initiated

The Second Panel of the Constitutional Court has initiated a case “On Compliance of Section 4 (1) of the Law on State Funded Pension with Article 1 and Article 109 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. Article 1 of the Satversme provides that Latvia is an independent democratic republic, whilst Article 109 of […]